Porous Media

2nd Edition

Fluid Transport and Pore Structure

Editors: Howard Brenner
Authors: F. Dullien
Hardcover ISBN: 9780122236518
eBook ISBN: 9780323139335
Imprint: Academic Press
Published Date: 12th November 1991
Page Count: 574
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Description

This book examines the relationship between transport properties and pore structure of porous material. Models of pore structure are presented with a discussion of how such models can be used to predict the transport properties of porous media. Portions of the book are devoted to interpretations of experimental results in this area and directions for future research. Practical applications are given where applicable, and are expected to be useful for a large number of different fields, including reservoir engineering, geology, hydrogeology, soil science, chemical process engineering, biomedical engineering, fuel technology, hydrometallurgy, nuclear reactor technology, and materials science.

Key Features

@introbul:Key Features @bul:* Presents mechanisms of immiscible and miscible displacement (hydrodynamic dispersion) process in porous media

  • Examines relationships between pore structure and fluid transport
  • Considers approaches to enhanced oil recovery
  • Explores network modeling and perolation theory

Readership

Civil, chemical, and petroleum engineers; geochemists; geophysicists, geologists, and hydrogeologists.

Table of Contents

Pore Structure. Capillarity in Porous Media. Single-Phase Transport Phenomena in Porous Media. Selected Operations Involving Transport of a Single Fluid Phase through a Porous Medium. Multiphase Flow of Immiscible Fluids in Porous Media. Miscible Displacement and Dispersion. Index.

Details

No. of pages:
574
Language:
English
Copyright:
© Academic Press 1991
Published:
Imprint:
Academic Press
eBook ISBN:
9780323139335
Hardcover ISBN:
9780122236518

About the Editor

Howard Brenner

Affiliations and Expertise

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

About the Author

F. Dullien

Affiliations and Expertise

University of Waterloo. Ontario, Canada

Reviews

@qu:"While petroleum engineers and hydrologists will be especially interested, anyone concerned with transport phenomena in porous structures will consider this book to be an essential addition to their library." @source:--JOURNAL OF THE AMERICAN CHEMICAL SOCIETY