electro-osmosis


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electro-osmosis

n
(Chemistry) movement of liquid through a capillary tube or membrane under the influence of an electric field: used in controlling rising damp. Also called: electroendosmosis
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Highlights include gaining ICE Fellowship, being chair of the ICE WM committee and on projects such as using electro-osmosis to stabilise landslides affecting the M5 motorway.
The key feature of bionic electro-osmosis is to arrange a series of electric pole plates to create a non-smooth working surface.
Once void moisture separates out as a path from soil to steel, then electro-osmosis driven by the CP will force water through the coating to collect at the steel-coating interface.
The abstract for Heldal's industry paper, entitled "Low-Voltage Microfabricated Pump Based on Electro-Osmosis of the Second Kind," was among the top 8% of all papers accepted for presentation from more than 800 submissions to the conference.
The smaller seismic mitigation section explores liquefaction mitigation by electro-osmosis, stone columns, jet grouting, and wick drains; and the seismic performance of underground structures, bridge approaches, and immerse tunnels.
Three principal mechanisms of contaminant movement in an electrical field are involved in this technology: electromigration, electro-osmosis, and electrophoresis.
Electro-osmosis depends on surface charges at the electrode/electrolyte interface.

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