Determination of the macroscopic chloride diffusivity in cementitious by porous materials coupling periodic homogenization of Nernst-Planck equation with experimental protocol

Authors

  • O Millet
  • A Mokhtar
  • O Amiri

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.1260/175095408784300234

Abstract

In this paper, we propose a macroscopic migration model for cementitious porous media obtained from periodic homogenization technique. The dimensional analysis of Nernst-Planck equation leads to dimensionless numbers characterizing the problem. According to the order of magnitude of the dimensionless numbers, the homogenization of Nernst-Planck equation leads at the leading order to a macroscopic model where several rates can be coupled or not. For a large applied electrical field accelerating the transfer of ionic species, we obtain a macroscopic model only involving migration. A simple experimental procedure of measurement of the homogenized chlorides diffusivity is then proposed for cement-based materials.

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Published

2008-03-31

How to Cite

Millet, O., Mokhtar, A. and Amiri, O. (2008) “Determination of the macroscopic chloride diffusivity in cementitious by porous materials coupling periodic homogenization of Nernst-Planck equation with experimental protocol”, The International Journal of Multiphysics, 2(1), pp. 129-146. doi: 10.1260/175095408784300234.

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