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dc.contributor.authorSun, S.
dc.contributor.authorFan, X.
dc.contributor.authorWei, W.
dc.contributor.authorKou, J.
dc.date.accessioned2014-11-11T14:32:19Z
dc.date.available2014-11-11T14:32:19Z
dc.date.issued2011
dc.identifier.citationFan X, Sun S, Wei W, Kou J (2011) Numerical Simulation of Pollutant Transport in Fractured Vuggy Porous Karstic Aquifers. Journal of Applied Mathematics 2011: 1-41. doi:10.1155/2011/498098.
dc.identifier.issn1110757X
dc.identifier.doi10.1155/2011/498098
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10754/334619
dc.description.abstractThis paper begins with presenting a mathematical model for contaminant transport in the fractured vuggy porous media of a species of contaminant (PCP). Two phases are numerically simulated for a process of contaminant and clean water infiltrated in the fractured vuggy porous media by coupling mixed finite element (MFE) method and finite volume method (FVM), both of which are locally conservative, to approximate the model. A hybrid mixed finite element (HMFE) method is applied to approximate the velocity field for the model. The convection and diffusion terms are approached by FVM and the standard MFE, respectively. The pressure distribution and temporary evolution of the concentration profiles are obtained for two phases. The average effluent concentration on the outflow boundary is obtained at different time and shows some different features from the matrix porous media. The temporal multiscale phenomena of the effluent concentration on the outlet are observed. The results show how the different distribution of the vugs and the fractures impacts on the contaminant transport and the effluent concentration on the outlet. This paper sheds light on certain features of karstic groundwater are obtained.
dc.language.isoen
dc.publisherHindawi Publishing Corporation
dc.rightsThis is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.
dc.rightsArchived with thanks to Journal of Applied Mathematics
dc.rights.urihttp://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/
dc.titleNumerical simulation of pollutant transport in fractured vuggy porous karstic aquifers
dc.typeArticle
dc.contributor.departmentComputational Transport Phenomena Lab
dc.contributor.departmentPhysical Sciences and Engineering (PSE) Division
dc.identifier.journalJournal of Applied Mathematics
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dc.contributor.institutionDepartment of Mathematics, College of Science, Guizhou University, Huaxi, Guiyang 550025, China
dc.contributor.affiliationKing Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST)
kaust.personSun, Shuyu
kaust.personKou, Jisheng
refterms.dateFOA2018-06-14T07:18:06Z


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