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Fluid Dynamics

, Volume 24, Issue 5, pp 721–727 | Cite as

Contribution to the theory of nonisothermal flow through porous media with phase transitions

  • K. M. Fedorov
  • R. F. Sharafutdinov
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Abstract

Nonisothermal three-velocity flow through porous media is investigated numerically with allowance for phase transitions. The modeling is based on the following common assumptions: it is possible to neglect the diffusive process of mixture component transport, longitudinal heat transfer due to heat conduction, and the transport of the liquid and gas phases as a result of the capillary pressure difference in the phases as compared with convective transport; the porous medium is in local thermodynamic equilibrium (equality of the temperatures, pressures and chemical potentials of the phases); and, moreover, the problems of heat transfer along and across the reservoir can be treated separately (Leverrier model).

Keywords

Heat Transfer Phase Transition Porous Medium Heat Conduction Diffusive Process 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • K. M. Fedorov
    • 1
  • R. F. Sharafutdinov
    • 1
  1. 1.Tyumen'

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