651-4240-00L  Geofluids

SemesterFrühjahrssemester 2021
DozierendeX.‑Z. Kong, T. Driesner, S. Kyas, A. Moreira Mulin Leal
Periodizitätjährlich wiederkehrende Veranstaltung


651-4240-00 GGeofluids4 Std.
Mo08:15-10:00NO F 11 »
Mi16:15-18:00NO F 11 »
X.‑Z. Kong, T. Driesner, S. Kyas, A. Moreira Mulin Leal


KurzbeschreibungThis course presents advanced topics of single/multiphase fluid flow, heat transfer, reactive transport, and geochemical reactions in the subsurface. Emphasis is on the understanding of the underlying governing equations of each physical and chemical process, and their relevance to applications, e.g., groundwater management, geothermal energy, CO2 storage, waste disposal, and oil/gas production.
LernzielThis course presents the tools for understanding and modeling basic physical and chemical processes in the subsurface. In particular, it will focus on fluid flow, reactive transport, heat transfer, and fluid-rock interactions in a porous and/or fractured medium. The students will learn the underlying governing equations, followed by a demonstration of corresponding analytical or/and numerical solutions.
By the end of the course, the student should be able to:
1. Understand, formulate, and derive the governing equations of fluid flow, heat transfer, and solute transport;
2. Understand and apply the underlying physical and chemical processes to simplify and model practical subsurface problems;
3. Solve simple flow problems affected by fluid density (induced by the solute concentration or temperature);
4. Understand and be able to assess the uncertainties pertaining to the reactive transport processes;
5. Assess simple coupled reactive transport problems.
Inhalt1) Introduction to the fundamental concepts of fluid flow in the subsurface
2) Immiscible fluid flow in porous/fractured media
3) Solute transport and heat transfer in subsurface
4) Density-driven flow
5) Uncertainty estimation
6) Reactive transport
7) Fluid injection and production
8) Fluid-rock interactions (non-mechanical)
(8a) mineral and gas solubility in brines
(8b) mineral dissolution/precipitation affecting rock porosity and permeability
LiteraturR. Allan Freeze and John A. Cherry. Groundwater. 1979.
Steven E. Ingebritsen, Ward E. Sanford, and Christopher E. Neuzil. Groundwater in geologic processes. 2008.
Vedat Batu. Applied flow and solute transport modelling in aquifers. 2006.
Luigi Marini. Geological sequestration of carbon dioxide : thermodynamics, kinetics, and reaction path modeling. 2006.
Jacob Bear. Dynamics of fluids in porous media. 1988.
Voraussetzungen / BesonderesVoraussetzung: erfolgreicher Abschluss von 651-4023-00 Groundwater, 102-0455-00 Grundwasser I oder 651-4001-00 Geophysical Fluid Dynamics


Information zur Leistungskontrolle (gültig bis die Lerneinheit neu gelesen wird)
Leistungskontrolle als Semesterkurs
ECTS Kreditpunkte6 KP
PrüfendeX.-Z. Kong, T. Driesner, S. Kyas, A. Moreira Mulin Leal
Formbenotete Semesterleistung
RepetitionRepetition ohne erneute Belegung der Lerneinheit möglich.
Zusatzinformation zum PrüfungsmodusA final written exam at the end of the semester.


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