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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Winning the ICE WM Innovation Award in 2013 with a project using electro-osmosis to stabilise landslides affecting the M5 motorway.
One way to control the flow of microfluidic channels is by a method called induced charge electro-osmosis, basically controlling fluid flow through voltages.
REN Luquan, CONG Qian, TONG Jin and CHEN Bingcong (2001) put forward Bionic electro-osmosis, a new method of reducing soil adhesion to soil-engaging components or parts of terrain machines, is presented.
Specifically, water flow in the extracellular boundary layer, induced by electro-osmosis, was driving cathodal movement of freely diffusing surface molecules and overwhelming electrophoresis to the anode (McLaughlin and Poo, 1981).
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 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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