On the Linear Encroachment in Two-Immiscible Fluid Systems in a Porous Medium

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Kambiz Vafai

Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of California, Riverside, Riverside, CA 92521

Bader Alazmi

Department of Mechanical Engineering, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH 43210

J. Fluids Eng 125(4), 738-739 (Aug 27, 2003) (2 pages) doi:10.1115/1.1588696 History: Received January 06, 2003; Revised January 12, 2003; Online August 27, 2003
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Muskat, M., 1937, The Flow of Homogeneous Fluids Through Porous Media, 1st Ed., Edwards, Ann Arbor, MI.
Srinivasan,  V., and Vafai,  K., 1994, “Analysis of Linear Encroachment in Two-Immiscible Fluid Systems in a Porous Medium,” ASME J. Fluids Eng., 116, pp. 135–139.


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Schematic diagram of the problem
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Prediction of the location of interface using Darcy’s model for different mobility ratios “ε” with δ=0.45, ΔP=2.25×1071=0.01002,K=1×10−10, and L=1 m
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Progress of the interfacial front at y=K/δ (η=1), δ=0.45, ΔP=2.25×1071=0.01002,K=1×10−10, and L=1 m using different models
Grahic Jump Location
Progress of the interfacial front, ε=0.1, δ=0.45, ΔP=2.25×1071=0.01002,K=1×10−10, and L=1 m



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