Brine flow in heated geologic salt.

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This report is a summary of the physical processes, primary governing equations, solution approaches, and historic testing related to brine migration in geologic salt. Although most information presented in this report is not new, we synthesize a large amount of material scattered across dozens of laboratory reports, journal papers, conference proceedings, and textbooks. We present a mathematical description of the governing brine flow mechanisms in geologic salt. We outline the general coupled thermal, multi-phase hydrologic, and mechanical processes. We derive these processes' governing equations, which can be used to predict brine flow. These equations are valid under a wide variety ... continued below

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Kuhlman, Kristopher L. & Malama, Bwalya March 1, 2013.

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This report is a summary of the physical processes, primary governing equations, solution approaches, and historic testing related to brine migration in geologic salt. Although most information presented in this report is not new, we synthesize a large amount of material scattered across dozens of laboratory reports, journal papers, conference proceedings, and textbooks. We present a mathematical description of the governing brine flow mechanisms in geologic salt. We outline the general coupled thermal, multi-phase hydrologic, and mechanical processes. We derive these processes' governing equations, which can be used to predict brine flow. These equations are valid under a wide variety of conditions applicable to radioactive waste disposal in rooms and boreholes excavated into geologic salt.

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  • Report No.: SAND2013-1944
  • Grant Number: AC04-94AL85000
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 1095129
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc834250

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Kuhlman, Kristopher L. & Malama, Bwalya. Brine flow in heated geologic salt., report, March 1, 2013; United States. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc834250/: accessed September 20, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.