Reference: E.J. Garboczi, D.P. Bentz, and N.S. Martys, "Digital images and computer modelling," in Experimental Methods for Porous Media, edited by P-z. Wong (Academic Press, New York, 1999).
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E.J. Garboczi, D.P Bentz, and N.S. Martys
National Institute of Standards and Technology
Building Materials Division
Building and Fire Research Laboratory
Gaithersburg, MD 20899 USA
This chapter describes how digital images of porous materials can be analyzed to give information about the structure and properties of the material, and describes various ways 3-D digital-image-based models can be generated to help understand real porous materials.