Appendix B: Solving Diffusion Equations and Advection–Dispersion Equations for Radioactive Materials
Chapter 7 explained that the transport of radionuclides affecting the performance assessment of radioactive waste disposal can be described with diffusion equations or advection–dispersion equations. This chapter shows some basic mass transfer problems incorporating diffusion, advection/dispersion, radioactive decay, and sorption retardation along with methods of solving them.
KeywordsDiffusion Equation Decay Chain Retardation Effect Retardation Factor Infinite Medium
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