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Macroscale Models of Flow Through Highly Heterogeneous Porous Media


Part of the Theory and Applications of Transport in Porous Media book series (TATP, volume 16)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xxi
  2. Mikhail Panfilov
    Pages 245-327
  3. Mikhail Panfilov
    Pages 329-363
  4. Back Matter
    Pages 365-365

About this book


The The book book was was planned planned in in such such a a manner manner that that two two basic basic goals goals would would be be reached. reached. On On the the one one hand, hand, the the goal goal was was to to show show some some new new results results in in the the field field of of modeling modeling transport transport through through highly highly heterogeneous heterogeneous media, media, based based on on the the homogenization homogenization theory. theory. Multiple Multiple new new mathematical mathematical models models of of transport transport are are presented presented herein, herein, studying studying their their properties, properties, developing developing methods methods to to compute compute effective effective parameters parameters of of the the averaged averaged media, media, simulation simulation of of cell cell problems, problems, using using new new models models to to simulate simulate some some practical practical problems. problems. High High heterogeneity heterogeneity being being subjected subjected to to the the homogenization homogenization procedure, procedure, generates generates non-local non-local phenomena phenomena and and then then gives gives a a possibility possibility to to develop develop a a new, new, non-local non-local (or (or "dynamic"), "dynamic"), theory theory of of transport transport in in porous porous media. media.


chemical engineering classification environment two-phase flow

Authors and affiliations

  1. 1.Russian Academy of SciencesOil & Gas Research InstituteMoscowRussia

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