By George V. Chilingar,Mohammed Haroun
Electrokinetics is a time period utilized to a bunch of physicochemical phenomena regarding the shipping of fees, motion of charged debris, results of utilized electrical capability and fluid shipping in numerous porous media to permit for a wanted migration or circulation to be accomplished. those phenomena contain electrokinetics, electroosmosis, ion migration, electrophoresis, streaming capability and electroviscosity. those phenomena are heavily similar and all give a contribution to the delivery and migration of alternative ionic species and chemical substances in porous media. The physicochemical and electrochemical houses of a porous medium and the pore fluid, and the magnitudes of the utilized electric power all impression the path and pace of the fluid movement. additionally, an electric capability is generated upon the pressured passage of fluid sporting charged debris via a porous medium.
The use of electrokinetics within the box of petroleum and environmental engineering used to be groundbreaking while George Chilingar pioneered its use many years in the past, however it has in basic terms been lately that its complete power has been studied. this can be the 1st quantity of its sort ever written, supplying the petroleum or environmental engineer a realistic “how to” publication on utilizing electrokinetics for extra effective and higher oil restoration and restoration from tough reservoirs.
This groundbreaking quantity is a must have for any petroleum engineer operating within the box, and for college students and college in petroleum engineering departments worldwide.
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Electrokinetics for Petroleum and Environmental Engineers by George V. Chilingar,Mohammed Haroun