By Jean-François Daïan

A porous medium consists of a solid matrix and its geometrical supplement: the pore space. This pore
house might be occupied via a number of fluids. the knowledge of shipping phenomena in porous media is a not easy highbrow task.  This publication presents an in depth research of the facets required for the certainty of many experimental strategies within the box of porous media delivery phenomena. it really is geared toward scholars or engineers who will not be taking a look in particular to develop into theoreticians in porous media, yet desire to combine wisdom of porous media with their past clinical tradition, or who could have encountered them when
facing a technological problem.  whereas fending off the main points of the extra mathematical and summary advancements of the theories of macroscopization, the writer provides as exact and rigorous an idea as possible
of the tools used to set up the foremost legislation of macroscopic habit in porous media. He additionally illustrates the constitutive legislation and equations through demonstrating a few of their classical functions. precedence is to place forward
the constitutive legislation in concrete situations with no going into technical detail.

This first quantity within the three-volume sequence makes a speciality of fluids in equilibrium within the pore space;  interfaces, the equilibrium of recommendations and freezing in porous media; and provides experimental investigations of capillary
habit and porometry, and sorption and porometry.

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