Comptes Rendus
Mixing by porous media
Comptes Rendus. Mécanique, Volume 340 (2012) no. 11-12, pp. 933-943.

This article reports on a set of simple remarks to understand the fine structure of a scalar mixture advected in a random, interconnected, frozen network of paths, i.e. a porous medium. We describe in particular the relevant scales of the mixture, the kinetics of their evolution, the nature of their interaction, and the scaling laws describing the coarsening process of the concentration field as it progresses through the medium, including its concentration distribution.

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DOI: 10.1016/j.crme.2012.10.042
Keywords: Porous media, Mixing, Statistical distributions

Emmanuel Villermaux 1

1 Aix Marseille Université, IRPHE, 13384 Marseille cedex 13, France
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Emmanuel Villermaux. Mixing by porous media. Comptes Rendus. Mécanique, Volume 340 (2012) no. 11-12, pp. 933-943. doi : 10.1016/j.crme.2012.10.042.

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