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Veli-Matti Pulkkanen

20082019
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Research Output 2008 2019

2019
Open Access
bentonite
porous medium
clay
swelling
water

Development of a multiphysics numerical solver for modeling the behavior of clay-based engineered barriers

Navarro, V., Asensio, L., Gharbieh, H., De la Morena, G. & Pulkkanen, V. M., 10 Feb 2019, In : Nuclear Engineering and Technology. 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Open Access
Geological repositories
Clay
2018

Conceptual uncertainties in modelling the interaction between engineered and natural barriers of nuclear waste repositories in crystalline rocks

Finsterle, S., Lanyon, B., Åkesson, M., Baxter, S., Bergström, M., Bockgård, N., Dershowitz, W., Dessirier, B., Frampton, A., Fransson, Å., Gens, A., Gylling, B., Hančilová, I., Holton, D., Jarsjö, J., Kim, J-S., Kröhn, K-P., Malmberg, D., Pulkkanen, V-M., Sawada, A. & 4 others, Sjöland, A., Svensson, U., Vidstrand, P. & Viswanathan, H., 7 Dec 2018, In : Geological Society Special Publication. 482

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Crystalline rocks
natural barrier
crystalline rock
Radioactive wastes
repository
2017

Modelling the hydraulic interaction between engineered and natural barriers: Task 8 of SKB Task Forces GWFTS and EBS

Pulkkanen, V-M., Jun 2017, 101 p. (Report P-17-05; No. 1588113).

Research output: Book/ReportReport

Open Access
2016
2 Citations (Scopus)

Influence of sample preparation on MX-80 bentonite microstructure

Matusewicz, M., Pulkkanen, V-M. & Olin, M., 2016, In : Clay Minerals. 51, 2, p. 189-195

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Bentonite
sample preparation
bentonite
microstructure
Microstructure
2015

Modelling heat transfer in electron beam welding

Pulkkanen, V-M., Lappalainen, P. & Valo, M., 2015, VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland. 21 p. (Helsinki University of Technology: Systems Analysis Laboratory. A: Research Reports, Vol. VTT-R-00368-15).

Research output: Book/ReportReport

2014

Radionuclide transport in the repository near-field and far-field

Poteri, A., Nordman, H., Pulkkanen, V-M. & Smith, P., 2014, VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland. (VTT Research Report; No. VTT-R-00210-14).

Research output: Book/ReportReport

Radionuclide Transport in the Repository Near-Field and Far-Field

Poteri, A., Nordman, H. & Pulkkanen, V-M., 2014, Posiva . 336 p. (Posiva-raportti - Posiva Report, Vol. 2014-02).

Research output: Book/ReportReport

Open Access
2012

Buffering of pH conditions in sodium bentonite

Pulkkanen, V-M., Itälä, A. & Muurinen, A., 2012, MRS Proceedings: Symposium NW – Scientific Basis for Nuclear Waste Management XXXV. Materials research society, p. 317-321 (Materials Research Society MRS, Vol. 1475).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference article in proceedingsScientificpeer-review

Bentonite
Sodium
Buffers
Acetates
Calcium Carbonate

Modelling Strategy Report

Smith, P. A., Brommundt, J., Mayer, G., Koskinen, L., Poteri, A., Nordman, H., Pulkkanen, V-M., Cormenzana, J. L., Hjerpe, T. & Snellman, M. V., 2012, Posiva . 54 p. (Working Report, Vol. 6).

Research output: Book/ReportBook (author)

quality assurance
documentation
scenario
experience

Representing Solute Transport Through the Multi-Barrier Disposal System by Simplified Concepts

Poteri, A., Nordman, H., Pulkkanen, V-M., Hautojärvi, A. & Kekäläinen, P., 2012, Posiva . 92 p. (Posiva-raportti - Posiva Report, Vol. 20).

Research output: Book/ReportBook (author)

disposal
solutes
radioactive isotopes
compartments
nuclides
2011

Bentoniittipuskurin kytketty käyttäytyminen: PUSKURI-hankkeen tuloksia

Translated title of the contribution: Coupled behaviour of bentonite buffer: Results of PUSKURI projectOlin, M., Rasilainen, K., Itälä, A., Pulkkanen, V-M., Matusewicz, M., Muurinen, A., Ahonen, L., Kataja, M., Kekäläinen, P., Niemistö, A., Laitinen, M. & Martikainen, J., 2011, Espoo: VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland. 92 p. (VTT Tiedotteita - Research Notes; No. 2587).

Research output: Book/ReportReport

Open Access
Bentonite
Dronabinol
Buffers
2010

COMSOL multiphysics, TOUGHREACT and Numerrin comparison in some modelling task of spent nuclear fuel disposal

Itälä, A., Laitinen, M., Tanhua-Tyrkkö, M., Pulkkanen, V-M. & Olin, M., 2010, COMSOL Conference 2010 Paris: User presentations and proceedings . COMSOL, 6 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference article in proceedingsScientific

Open Access
Spent fuels
Nuclear fuels
Bentonite
Parameterization
Ion exchange

Erosion of buffer caused by groundwater leakages based on EMS-application

Punkkinen, O., Pulkkanen, V-M. & Olin, M., 2010, COMSOL Conference 2010 Paris: User presentations and proceedings. COMSOL, 7 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference article in proceedingsScientific

Open Access
leakage
bentonite
swelling
erosion
groundwater

LOT A2 test, THC-modelling of bentonite buffer in a final repository of spent nuclear fuel

Itälä, A., Olin, M., Rasilainen, K. & Pulkkanen, V-M., 2010, Book of Abstracts: Clays in natural and engineered barriers for radioactive waste confinement - 4. International meeting. p. 367-368 P/GC/PW/04. (INIS Report; No. INIS-FR--15-CLAYS-NANTES-2010, Vol. 46).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference abstract in proceedingsScientific

Open Access

Numerical implementation of a multivariable thermomechanical model for unsaturated bentonite

Pulkkanen, V-M. & Olin, M., 2010, COMSOL Conference 2010 Paris: User presentations and proceedings. COMSOL, 7 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference article in proceedingsScientific

Open Access
Bentonite
Spent fuels
Nuclear fuels
Constitutive equations
Water vapor
2009

Using COMSOL for the Transport Modelling of Some Special Cases in a Bentonite Buffer in a Final Repository for Spent Nuclear Fuel

Olin, M., Pulkkanen, V-M., Seppälä, A., Saario, T., Itälä, A., Tanhua-Tyrkkö, M. & Liukkonen, M., 2009, COMSOL Conference 2009 Milan. User Presentations and proceedings, CD. COMSOL, 7 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference article in proceedingsScientificpeer-review

Open Access
bentonite
repository
modeling
wetting
bedrock
2008

Thermo-Hydro-Mechanical-Chemical (TMHC) modeling of the bentonite barriers in final disposal of high level nuclear waste

Olin, M., Tanhua-Tyrkkö, M., Pulkkanen, V-M., Itälä, A-K., Rasilainen, K., Seppälä, A. & Liukkonen, M., 2008.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceOther conference contributionScientific