ERPE 241 Multiphase Flow in Porous Media

Prerequisite: Introductory calculus, physics, chemistry, thermodynamics. Basic physical laws that govern flow and transport in porous media. Rock and fluid properties. Derivation of mathematical models for multiphase flow in subsurface porous media. Finite difference methods. Mass-conservative block-centered finite difference scheme. Pressure, saturation and species transport equations. Finite volume and finite element numerical models.