By Martin A. Diaz Viera,Pratap Sahay,Manuel Coronado,Arturo Ortiz Tapia

Porous media are extensively present in nature and their learn is of excessive relevance in our current lives. In geosciences porous media examine is prime in purposes to aquifers, mineral mines, contaminant shipping, soil remediation, waste garage, oil restoration and geothermal power deposits. regardless of their significance, there's as but no entire knowing of the actual tactics eager about fluid circulation and shipping. This truth should be attributed to the complexity of the phenomena which come with multicomponent fluids, multiphasic stream and rock-fluid interactions. on the grounds that its formula in 1856, Darcy’s legislations has been generalized to explain multi-phase compressible fluid circulate via anisotropic and heterogeneous porous and fractured rocks. end result of the shortage of knowledge, a excessive measure of uncertainty at the porous medium homes is often current. Contributions to the data of modeling movement and delivery, in addition to to the characterization of porous media at box scale are of significant relevance. This e-book addresses a number of of those matters, taken care of with a number of methodologies grouped into 4 parts:


I primary concepts
II move and transport
III Statistical and stochastic characterization
IV Waves


The difficulties analyzed during this publication disguise assorted size scales that variety from small rock samples to field-size porous formations. They belong to the main lively parts of analysis in porous media with purposes in geosciences constructed through various authors.


This e-book was once written for a vast viewers with a previous and easy wisdom of porous media. The booklet is addressed to a large readership, and it'll be important not just as an authoritative textbook for undergraduate and graduate scholars but in addition as a reference resource for pros together with geoscientists, hydrogeologists, geophysicists, engineers, utilized mathematicians and others engaged on porous media.

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