DigiM works on many complex micro-scale, multi-physics problems, some of which are listed on the side bar and below. 

Percolation measurement

  • Tortuosity (min, max, distribution)

Fluid properties 

  • Absolute Permeability
  • Molecular diffusivity
  • Thermal conductivity
  • Electrical conductivity

Two phase fluid properties

  • Relative permeability
  • Capillary pressure
  • Pore throat distribution
  • Capillary condensation

Solid properties 

  • Electrical conductivity
  • Elastic modulus

Multiphysics with chemical reaction

  • Wettability
  • Gas combustion
  • Solid combustion
  • Droplet evaporation
Property anisotropy analysis

  • Any or all above properties along all three Cartesian directions, or any customer specified direction

Heterogeneity and REV analysis

  • Any or all above properties  correlated with spatial heterogeneity

Publications

  • New approaches for characterization of porous media: from segmented 3D FIB/SEM images to material properties simulation. 5th International Conference on Porous Media & Annual Meeting, Prague, Czech Republic, May 21, 24, 2013.
  • Seminar: Advanced processing and modeling methods for porous material FIB-SEM data. 6th Annual FIB SEM Workshop, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, March 1, 2013. 
  • Drying of Corn Kernels: From Experimental Images to Multi-scale Multi-physics Modeling. Comsol Conference Proceeding, Boston, MA, October 8-10, 2009. (With University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign)