Chapter 11. By Way of Conclusion

  1. Olivier Coussy

Published Online: 15 JUN 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9780470710388.ch11

Mechanics and Physics of Porous Solids

Mechanics and Physics of Porous Solids

How to Cite

Coussy, O. (2010) By Way of Conclusion, in Mechanics and Physics of Porous Solids, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470710388.ch11

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:

  • strange world of porous solids and representative elementary volume (REV);
  • energy balances, constitutive equations and transport laws - formulated at scale of REV;
  • analysis of failure of structure - knowledge of porous network of constitutive material;
  • nanotechnologies, involving pores - few nanometer radius;
  • goal of molecular simulation - sampling space of possible microstates;
  • modified Gibbs-Thomson Equation;
  • adsorption of wetting fluid - in cylindrical silica nanopore of finite length;
  • fluid–fluid and adsorbate–substrate interactions;
  • physical mechanics of porous solids - question formulated at given scale, with answer at a lower scale;
  • goal of molecular simulation - sampling space of possible microstates

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