CE 588 Theories for Flow and Transport in Porous Media

Introduction to advanced theories and analytical solutions for fluid flow in porous media, and the applications to subsurface energy extraction and contaminant transport in groundwater aquifers; Derivation of the mass balance equation and Navier-Stokes equations; compressible and incompressible flows; analytical solution of the pressure diffusivity equation in porous media; Fourier analysis; linear homogeneous partial differential equations; method of separation of variables; boundary and initial value problems; homogeneous and non-homogeneous boundary conditions; and global challenges associated with energy and water.



Cross Listed Courses

EN 588


Civil Engineering Program