Advertisement

Applications of Scaling and Disorderly Growth Phenomena to Oil Recovery

  • H. E. Stanley
  • G. Daccord
  • H. J. Herrmann
  • J. Nittmann

Abstract

Students often like to see some connection between abstract topics like “scaling in disorderly growth systems” and problems confronting practical people who live in the real world. For this reason, I shall devote my third and final lecture to describing two somewhat “novel” fractal growth structures, each of which has some indirect relevance to the oil recovery problem.

Keywords

Fractal Dimension Percolation Threshold Critical Path Volatile Fractal Cluster Size Distribution 
These keywords were added by machine and not by the authors. This process is experimental and the keywords may be updated as the learning algorithm improves.

Preview

Unable to display preview. Download preview PDF.

Unable to display preview. Download preview PDF.

References

  1. Chuoke RL, Van Meurs P and Van der Poel CJ: 1959 J Petrol Tech 11 64Google Scholar
  2. Coniglio A: 1981 Phys Rev Lett 46 250CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  3. Coniglio A: 1982 J Phys A 15 3829MathSciNetCrossRefGoogle Scholar
  4. Daccord G, Nittmann J and Stanley HE: 1985a Phys Rev Lett (submitted)Google Scholar
  5. Daccord G, Nittmann J and Stanley HE: 1985b Proc Les Houches Conference on Finely Divided Matter (to be published by Springer, M Daoud and N Boccara eds)Google Scholar
  6. De Arcangelis L, Redner S and Coniglio A: 1985 Phys Rev B 31 4757CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  7. Feng, S. and Sen PN: 1984 Phys Rev Lett 52 216CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  8. Herrmann HJ, Hong D and Stanley HE: 1984 J Phys A 17 L261CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  9. Herrmann HJ and Stanley HE: 1984 Phys Rev Lett 53 1121CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  10. Kantor Y and Webman I: 1984 Phys Rev Lett 52 1891CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  11. Kirkpatrick S: 1978 AIP Conf Proc 40 99CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  12. Nittmann J, Daccord G and Stanley HE: 1985 Nature 314 141CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  13. Pike R and Stanley HE: 1981 J Phys A 14 L169CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  14. Shlifer G, Klein W, Reynolds PJ and Stanley HE: 1979 J Phys A 12 L169CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  15. Stanley HE: 1977 J Phys A 10 L211CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  16. Stanley HE and Coniglio A: 1984 Phys Rev B 30 522MathSciNetCrossRefGoogle Scholar
  17. Vicsek T and Family F: 1984 Phys Rev Lett 52 1669CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  18. Zallen R: 1983 The Physics of Amorphous Solids ( Wiley, New York )CrossRefGoogle Scholar

Copyright information

© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1991

Authors and Affiliations

  • H. E. Stanley
    • 1
  • G. Daccord
    • 2
  • H. J. Herrmann
    • 3
  • J. Nittmann
    • 2
  1. 1.Center for Polymer Studies and Department of PhysicsBoston UniversityBostonUSA
  2. 2.Etude et FabricationsDowell SchlumbergerSt. EtienneFrance
  3. 3.Service Physique TheoriqueCEN SaclayGif-sur-YvetteFrance

Personalised recommendations