Demonstration, testing, & evaluation of in situ heating of soil. Draft final report, Volume I

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This document is a draft final report (Volume 1) for US DOE contract entitled, {open_quotes}Demonstration Testing and Evaluation of In Situ Soil Heating,{close_quotes} Contract No. DE-AC05-93OR22160, IITRI Project No. C06787. This report is presented in two volumes. Volume I contains the technical report and Volume II contains appendices with background information and data. In this project approximately 300 cu. yd. of clayey soil containing a low concentration plume of volatile organic chemicals was heated in situ by the application of electrical energy. It was shown that as a result of heating the effective permeability of soil to air flow was ... continued below

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Dev, H.; Enk, J.; Jones, D. & Saboto, W. February 12, 1996.

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This document is a draft final report (Volume 1) for US DOE contract entitled, {open_quotes}Demonstration Testing and Evaluation of In Situ Soil Heating,{close_quotes} Contract No. DE-AC05-93OR22160, IITRI Project No. C06787. This report is presented in two volumes. Volume I contains the technical report and Volume II contains appendices with background information and data. In this project approximately 300 cu. yd. of clayey soil containing a low concentration plume of volatile organic chemicals was heated in situ by the application of electrical energy. It was shown that as a result of heating the effective permeability of soil to air flow was increased such that in situ soil vapor extraction could be performed. The initial permeability of soil was so low that the soil gas flow rate was immeasurably small even at high vacuum levels. When scaled up, this process can be used for the environmental clean up and restoration of DOE sites contaminated with VOCs and other organic chemicals boiling up to 120{degrees} to 130{degrees}C in the vadose zone. Although it may applied to many types of soil formations, it is particularly attractive for low permeability clayey soil where conventional in situ venting techniques are limited by low air flow.

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  • Other: DE96006051
  • Report No.: DOE/OR/22160--T22-Vol.1
  • Grant Number: AC05-93OR22160
  • DOI: 10.2172/188892 | External Link
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 188892
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc666134

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Dev, H.; Enk, J.; Jones, D. & Saboto, W. Demonstration, testing, & evaluation of in situ heating of soil. Draft final report, Volume I, report, February 12, 1996; United States. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc666134/: accessed December 15, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.