Mass Transfer in a Porous Medium: Multicomponent and Multiphase Flows
The term “mass transfer” is used here in a specialized sense, namely the transport of a substance that is involved as a component (constituent, species) in a fluid mixture. An example is the transport of salt in saline water. As we shall see below, convective mass transfer is analogous to convective heat transfer.
KeywordsPorous Medium Capillary Pressure Relative Permeability Representative Elementary Volume Local Thermal Equilibrium
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