Volume 2, Issue 2, June 2017, Page: 37-44
Modelling and Simulation of Partial Deposition of Ionic Content in Silty Clay at Igwuruta Area of Rivers State
Ezeilo F. E., Department of Civil Engineering, Rivers State University of Science and Technology, Nkpolu Oruwurokwu, Port-Harcourt, Nigeria
Eluozo S. N., Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Subaka Nigeria Limited Port Harcourt, Port Harcourt, Nigeria
Received: Oct. 26, 2016;       Accepted: Feb. 24, 2017;       Published: Mar. 28, 2017
DOI: 10.11648/j.es.20170202.12      View  1931      Downloads  108
In this research work investigates the deposition of ionic content in silty clay penetrating unconfined bed. The study monitored partial deposition of ionic content in silty clay to penetrating unconfined bed. Several experts have worked on the transport process of ionic content, but thorough evaluation has not been done to monitor the behaviour of ionic content applying the conceptual frame work. The study has generated data on the rate of ionic content concentration penetrating unconfined deposition. Predicted and experimental results from model validation show decreasing concentration with respect to change in depths, higher concentrations were observed at the impermeable depositions found between 3 and 12 metres, while decrease was experienced from 15 to 40 metres. The generated values were from the simulation produced from the developed model. The study is imperative because the developed model can generate better results applying this type of mathematical techniques for ionic transport penetrating unconfined bed through thorough evaluation in the study area. This conceptualized approach is to monitor ionic transport in soil and water environment.
Modelling and Simulation, Ionic Content, Partially Deposition, Silty Clay
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Ezeilo F. E., Eluozo S. N., Modelling and Simulation of Partial Deposition of Ionic Content in Silty Clay at Igwuruta Area of Rivers State, Engineering Science. Vol. 2, No. 2, 2017, pp. 37-44. doi: 10.11648/j.es.20170202.12
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