ISBN-10:
047064995X
ISBN-13:
9780470649954
Pub. Date:
08/30/2011
Publisher:
Wiley
Porous Media Transport Phenomena / Edition 1

Porous Media Transport Phenomena / Edition 1

by Faruk Civan

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ISBN-13: 9780470649954
Publisher: Wiley
Publication date: 08/30/2011
Pages: 488
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.30(h) x 1.20(d)

About the Author

FARUK CIVAN is a Miller Chair Professor in the Mewbourne School of Petroleum and Geological Engineering at the University of Oklahoma. He has been teaching graduate courses on porous media for twenty-five years, and has published over two hundred and seventy journal and conference papers, a book, and several book chapters.

Table of Contents

Preface xv

About the Author xix

Chapter 1. Overview 1

1.1 Introduction 1

1.2 Synopses of Topics Covered in Various Chapters 3

Chapter 2. Transport Properties of Porous Media 7

2.1 Introduction 7

2.2 Permeability of Porous Media Based on the Bundle of TortuousLeaky-Tube Model 10

2.3 Permeability of Porous Media Undergoing Alteration by ScaleDeposition 33

2.4 Temperature Effect of Permeability 44

2.5 Effects of Other Factors on Permeability 54

2.6 Exercises 54

Chapter 3. Macroscopic Transport Equations 57

3.1 Introduction 57

3.2 REV 58

3.3 Volume-Averaging Rules 59

3.4 Mass-Area Averaging Rules 67

3.5 Surface Area Averaging Rules 68

3.6 Applications of Volume and Surface Averaging Rules 68

3.7 Double Decomposition for Turbulent Processes in Porous Media70

3.8 Tortuosity Effect 73

3.9 Macroscopic Transport Equations by Control Volume Analysis74

3.10 Generalized Volume-Averaged Transport Equations 76

3.11 Exercises 76

Chapter 4. Scaling and Correlation of Transport in PorousMedia 79

4.1 Introduction 79

4.2 Dimensional and Inspectional Analysis Methods 81

4.3 Scaling 84

4.4 Exercises 92

Chapter 5. Fluid Motion in Porous Media 97

5.1 Introduction 97

5.2 Flow Potential 98

5.3 Modification of Darcy’s Law for Bulk- versus FluidVolume Average Pressures 99

5.4 Macroscopic Equation of Motion from the Control VolumeApproach and Dimensional Analysis 102

5.5 Modification of Darcy’s Law for the Threshold PressureGradient 105

5.6 Convenient Formulations of the Forchheimer Equation 108

5.7 Determination of the Parameters if the Forchheimer Equation111

5.8 Flow Demarcation Criteria 115

5.9 Entropy Generation in Porous Media 117

5.10 Viscous Dissipation on Porous Media 123

5.11 Generalized Darcy’s Law by Control Volume Analysis124

5.12 Equation of Motion for Non-Newtonian Fluids 134

5.13 Exercises 138

Chapter 6. Gas Transport in Tight Porous Media 145

6.1 Introduction 145

6.2 Gas Glow through a Capillary Hydraulic Tube 146

6.3 Relationship between Transports Expressed on Different Bases147

6.4 The Mean Free Path of Molecules: FHS versus VHS 149

6.5 The Knudsen Number 150

6.6 Flow Regimes and Gas Transport as Isothermal Conditions152

6.7 Gas Transport at Nonisothermal Conditions 159

6.8 Unified Hagen-Poiseuille-Type Equation fro Apparent GasPermeability 160

6.9 Single-Component Gas Glow 165

6.10 Multicomponent Gas Flow 166

6.11 Effect of Different Flow Regimes in a Capillary Flow Pathand the Extended Klinkenberg Equation 168

6.12 Effect of Pore Size Distribution on Gas Flow through PorousMedia 170

6.13 Exercises 174

Chapter 7. Fluid Transport Through Porous Media 177

7.1 Introduction 177

7.2 Coupling Single-Phase Mass and Momentum Balance Equations178

7.3 Cylindrical Leaky-Tank Reservoir Model Including theNon-Darcy Effect 179

7.4 Coupling Two-Phase Mass and Momentum Balance Equations forImmiscible Displacement 186

7.5 Potential Flow Problems in Porous Media 200

7.6 Streamline/Stream Tube Formulation and Front Tracking205

7.7 Exercises 218

Chapter 8. Parameters of Fluid Transfer in Porous Media227

8.1 Introduction 227

8.2 Wettability and Wettability Index 230

8.3 Capillary Pressure 231

8.4 Work of Fluid Displacement 234

8.5 Temperature Effect on Wettability-Related Properties ofPorous Media 235

8.6 Direct Methods for the Determination of Porous Media FlowFunctions and Parameters 238

8.7 Indirect Methods for the Determination of Porous Media FlowFunctions and Parameters 259

8.8 Exercises 276

Chapter 9. Mass, Momentum, and Energy Transport in PorousMedia 281

9.1 Introduction 281

9.2 Dispersive Transport of Species in Heterogeneous andAnisotropic Porous Media 282

9.3 General Multiphase Fully Compositional Nonisothermal MixtureModel 288

9.4 Formulation of Source/Sink Terms in Conservation Equations292

9.5 Isothermal Black Oil Model of a Nonvolatile Oil System295

9.6 Isothermal Limited Compositional Model of a Volatile OilSystem 298

9.7 Flow of Gas and Vaporizing Water Phases in the Near-WellboreRegion 299

9.8 Flow of Condensate and Gas Phase Containing NoncondensableGas Species in the Near-Wellbore Region 301

9.9 Shape-Averaged Formulations 305

9.10 Conductive Heat Transfer with Phase Change 307

9.11 Simultaneous Phase Transition and Transport in Porous MediaContaining Gas Hydrates 328

9.12 Modeling Nonisothermal Hydrocarbon Fluid Flow ConsideringExpansion/Compression and Joule-Thomson Effects 338

9.13 Exercises 346

Chapter 10. Suspended Particulate Transport in Porous Media353

10.1 Introduction 353

10.2 Deep-Bed Filtration under Nonisothermal Conditions 355

10.3 Cake Filtration over an Effective Filter 370

10.4 Exercises 379

Chapter 11. Transport in Heterogeneous Porous Media383

11.1 Introduction 383

11.2 Transport Units and Transport in Heterogeneous Porous Media385

11.3 Models for Transport in Fissured/Fractured Porous Media388

11.4 Species Transport in Fractured Porous Media 394

11.5 Immiscible Displacement in Naturally Fractured Porous Media396

11.6 Method of Weighted Sum (Quadrature) Numerical Solutions410

11.7 Finite Difference Numerical Solution 415

11.8 Exercises 425

References 429

Index 455  

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