Fluid Dynamics

, Volume 44, Issue 4, pp 545–554 | Cite as

Steady-state water and vapor flows in a porous medium

  • A. A. Afanasyev
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Abstract

Stationary regimes of nonisothermal flow of a liquid and its vapor through a porous medium in the gravity field are investigated. Possible flow types are analyzed in the plane of the determining parameters. The analytical results obtained are used in discussing the possibility of finding the pressure and temperature in the interior of a geothermal system from the parameters of the liquid and vapor flow in its permeable surface formations.

Keywords

geothermal system flow through a porous medium phase transitions discontinuity structure 

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