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Premium Modeling of flow nonuniformities in fissured porous media
Author(s)
Lyczkowski Robert W.
Publication year1982
Publication title
the canadian journal of chemical engineering
Resource typeJournals
PublisherWiley Subscription Services
Abstract A review is performed to trace how fissured porous media arise in nature. It is found that packed beds resemble fissured porous media. The range of multiple flow time‐scales inherent in such media becomes larger as the particle size range becomes broader, resulting in flow nonuniformities. The status of experimental measurements of voidage and flow nonuniformities is assessed. Some of the difficulties associated with modeling of the multiple flow time‐scales are discussed, and a tentative model is proposed.
Subject(s)geology , geomorphology , geotechnical engineering , humanities , philosophy , physics , porosity , porous medium
Language(s)English
SCImago Journal Rank0.404
H-Index67
eISSN1939-019X
pISSN0008-4034
DOI10.1002/cjce.5450600112

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