Theory and Applications of Transport in Porous Media

Modelling and Applications of Transport Phenomena in Porous Media

Editors: Bear, Jacob, Buchlin, J.M. (Eds.)

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Transport phenomenain porous media are encounteredin various disciplines, e. g. , civil engineering, chemical engineering, reservoir engineering, agricul­ tural engineering and soil science. In these disciplines, problems are en­ countered in which various extensive quantities, e. g. , mass and heat, are transported through a porous material domain. Often, the void space of the porous material contains two or three fluid phases, and the various ex­ tensive quantities are transported simultaneously through the multiphase system. In all these disciplines, decisions related to a system's development and its operation have to be made. To do so a tool is needed that will pro­ vide a forecast of the system's response to the implementation of proposed decisions. This response is expressed in the form of spatial and temporal distributions of the state variables that describe the system's behavior. Ex­ amples of such state variables are pressure, stress, strain, density, velocity, solute concentration, temperature, etc. , for each phase in the system, The tool that enables the required predictions is the model. A model may be defined as a simplified version of the real porous medium system and the transport phenomena that occur in it. Because the model is a sim­ plified version of the real system, no unique model exists for a given porous medium system. Different sets of simplifying assumptions, each suitable for a particular task, will result in different models.

Table of contents (6 chapters)

  • Eight Lectures on Mathematical Modelling of Transport in Porous Media

    Bear, J.

    Pages 1-194

  • Multiphase Flow in Porous Media

    Dracos, Th.

    Pages 195-220

  • Phase Change Phenomena at Liquid Saturated Self Heated Particulate Beds

    Buchlin, J-M. (et al.)

    Pages 221-276

  • Heat Transfer in Self-Heated Particle Beds Submerged in Liquid Coolant

    Mehr, Kent (et al.)

    Pages 277-310

  • Physical Mechanisms During the Drying of a Porous Medium

    Moyne, Ch. (et al.)

    Pages 311-342

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Modelling and Applications of Transport Phenomena in Porous Media
Editors
  • Jacob Bear
  • J.M. Buchlin
Series Title
Theory and Applications of Transport in Porous Media
Series Volume
5
Copyright
1991
Publisher
Springer Netherlands
Copyright Holder
Springer Science+Business Media Dordrecht
eBook ISBN
978-94-011-2632-8
DOI
10.1007/978-94-011-2632-8
Hardcover ISBN
978-0-7923-1443-1
Softcover ISBN
978-94-010-5163-7
Series ISSN
0924-6118
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XII, 381
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