Computational Geosciences

, Volume 17, Issue 2, pp 239–247 | Cite as

Two-phase flow in complicated geometries

Modeling the Frio data using improved computational meshes
  • Mika Juntunen
  • Mary F. Wheeler
Original Paper


We study modeling two-phase flow in complicated geometries. We use modern mesh generation techniques to improve the quality of the mesh and at the same time both reduce the number of elements and capture the geometry accurately. The generated meshes consist of orthogonally optimized general hexahedras. To model the flow in general hexahedras, we use the multipoint flux mixed finite element method. As a test problem we use the Frio experiment data.


Two-phase flow Multipoint flux method MFMFE Finite element method FEM Mesh generation 

Mathematics Subject Classifications (2010)

64-04 51-04 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Institute for Computational Engineering and SciencesUniversity of Texas at AustinAustinUSA

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