Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Imaging for Studies of Flow and Transport in Porous Media
- Quan Chen,
- Wolfgang Kinzelbach * and
- Sascha Oswald
Nuclear magnetic resonance imaging (NMRI) methods for visualization of fluid flow and transport in porous media are reviewed in this paper. They are illustrated with experiments showing applications of velocity imaging, NMRI measurements of multiphase flow, and NMRI measurements of density flow. The latter two are compared with numerical simulations. The examples show the capacity of NMRI to give structural information both of the medium and the fluid distributions as well as their temporal development. The resulting data can be used in a black box–white box comparison and as benchmarks for numerical models.Please view the pdf by using the Full Text (PDF) link under 'View' to the left.
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