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Pore network modelling of two-phase flow in porous rock: the effect of correlated Heterogeneity

Knackstedt, Mark; Sheppard, Adrian; Sahimi, Muhammad


Using large scale computer simulations and pore network models of porous rock, we investigate the effect of correlated heterogencity on two-phase flow through porous media. First, we review and discuss the experimental evidence for correlated heterogeneity. We then employ the invasion percolation model of two-phase flow in porous media to study the effect of correlated heterogeneity on rate-controlled mercury porosimetry, the breakthrough and residual saturations, and the size distribution of...[Show more]

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Date published: 2001
Type: Journal article
Source: Advances in Water Resources
DOI: 10.1016/S0309-1708(00)00057-9


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