Clayey Barrier Systems For Waste Disposal Facilities

Clayey Barrier Systems For Waste Disposal Facilities

by J.R. Booker, R.M. Quigley, R.K. Rowe
     
 

ISBN-10: 0419226001

ISBN-13: 9780419226000

Pub. Date: 01/09/1997

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

The authors discuss all key aspects of the design of barrier systems, including leachate collection, natural barriers such as clayey aquitards, clay liners, geomembrane and composite liners.  See more details below

Overview

The authors discuss all key aspects of the design of barrier systems, including leachate collection, natural barriers such as clayey aquitards, clay liners, geomembrane and composite liners.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780419226000
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
01/09/1997
Edition description:
1ST PBK
Pages:
404
Product dimensions:
7.44(w) x 9.69(h) x 0.83(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

Table of Contents

Preface
1Basic concepts1
2Design considerations35
3Clayey barriers: compaction, hydraulic conductivity and clay mineralogy82
4Clay-leachate compatibility by measurement of hydraulic conductivity120
5Flow modeling145
6Chemical transfer by diffusion163
7Contaminant transport modeling178
8Determination of diffusion and distribution coefficients201
9Field studies of diffusion and hydraulic conductivity229
10Contaminant migration in intact porous media: analysis and design considerations246
11Migration in fractured media: analysis and design considerations268
12Integration of hydrogeology and engineering in the design of barriers and assessment of impact305
Appendix A Glossary350
Appendix B Notation361
Appendix C Specific solution for matrix diffusion: one-dimensional, two-dimensional or three-dimensional conditions366
References369
Author index382
Subject index385

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