PNG 550
Reactive Transport in the Subsurface

Lesson 4: Ion exchange reactions

Overview

This lesson introduces general principles of ion exchange reactions and setup simulations for ion exchange reactions in well-mixed batch reactors using CrunchFlow.

Learning Outcomes

By the end of this lesson, you should be able to:

  • Understand the importance of ion exchange reactions;
  • Understand the important controls of ion exchange reactions;
  • Simulate ion exchange reactions in well-mixed batch reactors using CrunchFlow.

Lesson Roadmap

Lesson Roadmap
Recommended Readings
  1. Chapter 6 in Geochemistry, groundwater, and pollution, 2nd edition, by C. A. J. Appelo and D. Postma, 2005
  2. CrunchFlow manual, and exercise 5
 
To Do
  • Homework Assignment
  • Submission Location 1

Questions?

If you have any questions, please post them to our Questions? discussion forum (not e-mail), located in Canvas. The TA and I will check that discussion forum daily to respond. While you are there, feel free to post your own responses if you, too, are able to help out a classmate.