Moscow University Mechanics Bulletin

, Volume 68, Issue 3, pp 76–79 | Cite as

Mathematical modeling of multiphase seepage under near-critical conditions

  • A. A. Afanas’ev
  • O. E. Mel’nik
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A number of modern approaches to the modeling of multiphase flows in porous media are discussed. Some mathematical difficulties arising when modeling a seepage process numerically under near-critical thermodynamic conditions are analyzed. The usage of enthalpy instead of temperature as an independent variable is substantiated in the case of studying the seepage flows numerically under near-critical conditions.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • A. A. Afanas’ev
    • 1
  • O. E. Mel’nik
    • 1
  1. 1.Faculty of Mechanics and MathematicsMoscow State UniversityMoscowRussia

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