The Constructal Theory of Electrokinetic Transport Through a Porous System

  • Sylvie LorenteEmail author
Part of the Understanding Complex Systems book series (UCS)


Electrokinetic transfer results from applying an electrical current or an electrical field to a medium in order to accelerate and control the transfer of charged species. The applications of such techniques are widespread, ranging from drug delivery [1] to ground cleanup [2, 3] to chloride and nuclear decontamination [4–6].


Ionic Species Transition Depth Planck Equation Constructal Theory Electrical Potential Difference 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.LMDC (Laboratoire Matériaux et Durabilité des Constructions)INSA, Université de ToulouseToulouse, Cedex 04France

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