Chapter 1. The Strange World of Porous Solids

  1. Olivier Coussy

Published Online: 15 JUN 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9780470710388.ch1

Mechanics and Physics of Porous Solids

Mechanics and Physics of Porous Solids

How to Cite

Coussy, O. (2010) The Strange World of Porous Solids, in Mechanics and Physics of Porous Solids, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470710388.ch1

Author Information

  1. Laboratoire Central des Ponts et Chaussées, Ecole des Ponts ParisTech Université Paris-Est, France

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 15 JUN 2010
  2. Published Print: 23 JUL 2010

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470721353

Online ISBN: 9780470710388

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Keywords:

  • porous solids - a strange world;
  • porous solids - mechanics and physics;
  • capillary liquid bridges - trapping water within slits between sand grains;
  • capillary hardening - water added to dry sand, trapped by capillary bridges;
  • porous solids, through which fluids seep or flow - of interest to food engineering, geosciences;
  • dialog between experts - in applied mechanics and physical chemistry;
  • ‘fluid mixtures’ - invitation to revisit basic concepts of thermodynamics;
  • link between porosity variations and deformation;
  • ‘Surface Energy and Capillarity,’ interface energy between saturating fluids and internal solid walls