Remediation Hydraulics

ISBN-10: 0849372496
ISBN-13: 9780849372490
Edition: 2008
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Description: Unlike other texts that fail to explain the hydraulic processes that underlie in situ reactive zone treatments, Remediation Hydraulics provides a comprehensive discussion to help engineers to better understand these processes. This book addresses  More...

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List price: $167.95
Copyright year: 2008
Publisher: CRC Press LLC
Publication date: 3/27/2008
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 432
Size: 7.00" wide x 10.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 2.398
Language: English

Unlike other texts that fail to explain the hydraulic processes that underlie in situ reactive zone treatments, Remediation Hydraulics provides a comprehensive discussion to help engineers to better understand these processes. This book addresses the complexities and heterogeneities of natural aquifers that are encountered in all treatment settings and introduces the concepts of pore-scale, fine-scale, and stratigraphic-scale heterogeneities. Based on the authors' experience in the design and analysis of hundreds of in situ groundwater treatment projects, this text presents fundamental and emerging theories that describe the behaviors of contaminants and injected fluids in aquifers.

Foreword
Preface
Acknowledgments
About the Authors
Fluids and Surfaces
Cohesion and Surface Tension
Surface Energy and Wetting
Interfacial Tension, Capillarity, and Entry Pressure
Surfactants
Viscosity
Laminar and Turbulent Flows
Friction Factors and Pipe Pressure Loss
Density and Compressibility
Impacts of Temperature and Dissolved Solids on Fluid Properties
Properties of Porous Media
Skeletal Matrix
Grain-Size Distribution
Composition
Density
Effective Stress
Porosity
Compressibility and Consolidation
Aquifer Storage Concepts
Specific Storage
Storativity
Specific Yield
Aquifer Heterogeneity
Groundwater Flow Concepts
Viscous Flow
Darcy's Law
Laminar and Turbulent Flows
Hydraulic Conductivity and Permeability
Equivalent Hydraulic Conductivity
Mobile and Immobile Porosities
Anisotropy and Structure
Using Flow Vectors
Flow at Discontinuities
Darcy's Law in Radial Flow
Flow Equations
Concentration of Flow
Multi-Fluid and Non-Aqueous Flow
Intrinsic Permeability and Saturated Conductivity
Saturated NAPL Flow
Waste Solvent Pit Example
Coal Tar Example
Relative Permeability and Conductivity in Two-Fluid Systems
Saturation and Capillary Pressure
NAPL-Water Systems
Entry Pressures and Vertical Non-Aqueous Liquid Mobility
NAPL Entry into Well Screens
Impact of Site Activities on Vertical NAPL Mobility
Gas Induced Groundwater Conductivity Decreases
Solute Dispersion in Porous Media
Definitions
Advection-Dispersion
Reconsideration of the Dispersivity Term
Fundamentals of Molecular Diffusion
Molecular Diffusion in Heterogeneous Porous Media
An Applications Based Outlook on Dispersivity and Diffusivity
Reactive and Sorptive Processes
Sorptive Processes
Adsorption
Absorption
Multi-Compartment Sorption Models
Precipitation
Gas-Generating Reactions
Mobilization of Colloids
Contaminant and Reagent Mass Transport
Aquifer Mass Storage Capacities
Solute Transfers between Mobile and Immobile Porosities
Steady-State Concepts
Plume Development and Retreat
Migration of a Clean Water Front
Conceptual Site Models
Elements of the Site Concept
Accounting for Realistic Aquifer Behaviors
Testing Conceptual Site Models
Case Study 1
Case Study 2
Case Study 3
Hydrostratigraphic Characterization
Soil Classification Systems
Depositional Forms and Processes
Facies and Depositional Models
Stratigraphic Logging Technique
Creating Stratigraphic Logs
Sampling Methods
Soil Sampling and Logging Methods
Direct-Push Techniques
Sonic Techniques
Cone Penetrometer Testing
Coordinated Hydrostratigraphic and Groundwater Sampling
Vertical Aquifer Profiling Methods
Coordinated Study Examples
CPT with Discrete-Interval Sampling
CPT with Membrane Interface Probe
Sampling Bias Associated with Vertical Profiling
Stratigraphic Contrast
Principles of Well Design
Elements of Well Design and Construction
Screen and Filter Pack Design and Construction
Flow Limitations and Screen Hydraulics
Matching Screens and Filter Pack to Formations
Natural Filter Packs
Engineered Filter Packs
Example Well Design Problem
Injection-Optimized Wells
Monitoring-Optimized Wells
Well Development
Granular Aquifers
Fine-Grained and Stratified Aquifers
Well Economics
Design and Interpretation of Aquifer Characterization Tests
Methods for Estimating Hydraulic Conductivity
Grain-Size Analysis
Cone-Penetrometer (CPT) Dissipation Testing
Slug Testing
Case Study - Slug Testing in High-Conductivity Aquifers
Pumping Tests
Case Study - Pumping Tests and Heterogeneity
Monitoring Approaches - What a Monitoring Well Sees
Sampling Methods
Case Study - Sampling in a Heterogeneous Formation
Model Parameters
Transport Modeling Results
Comparison of Breakthrough Curves
Evaluation of Sampling Methods
Summary of Case Study Results
Tracer Study Design and Interpretation
Tracer Study Design and Layout
Tracer Profiles and Breakthrough Curves
Tracer Volumes and Estimates of Mobile Porosity
Calculating the Center of Mass
Tracer Selection Criteria and Available Tracers
Controlling Tracer Distribution
Tracer Case Studies
Case Study 1
Case Study 2
Case Study 3
Case Study 4
Case Study 5
Summary of Key Tracer Study Findings
Using Tracers to Detect Displacement
Injection Based Reactive Zone Design
How an Aquifer Accommodates Injected Fluid
Inertia, Friction and Water Mounding
Radial Flow Example
Impacts of Drilling Methods and Line Losses
Vertical Accommodation Rate
Large-Scale Field Trial
Displacement concepts
Pressure Limits and Formation Failure
Soil Strength
Matrix Failure and Hydraulic Fracturing
Unconfined Aquifers
Confined Aquifers
Over-Consolidated Soils
Allowable Injection Pressures
Injection Well Capacity Testing
Creating Reactive Zones through Reagent Injection
Natural Gradient Reagent Distribution
Recirculation Approaches
Dipole system
Flow Networks in Confined Systems
Injection Equipment Example
Flow Controlling Reactive Zone Designs
Funnel and Gate
Permeable Reactive Barriers
Hydraulic Fracturing
Clay - Zero Valent Iron Systems
Summary of New Developments and Their Implications
A Shifting Model of the Subsurface
Mapping Heterogeneities - Toward a Quantitative
Conceptual Site Model
Developing Methods in Quantitative Hydrogeology
Adaptive Design and Other Closing Points for Consideration
References
Index

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