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dc.contributor.author Cheng, Ping en_US
dc.contributor.author Chang, I-Dee en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2011-07-26T00:50:39Z en_US
dc.date.available 2011-07-26T00:50:39Z en_US
dc.date.issued 1975 en_US
dc.identifier.citation Cheng P, Chang ID. 1975. Hawaii Geothermal Project: Buoyancy induced flows in a saturated porous medium adjacent to impermeable horizontal surfaces. Honolulu (HI): University of Hawaii. HGP technical report, 12. en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10125/20982 en_US
dc.description.abstract Boundary-layer analysis is performed for the buoyancy-induced flows in a saturated porous medium adjacent to horizontal impermeable surfaces. Similarity solutions are obtained for the convective flow above a heated surface or below a cooled surface, where wall temperature is a power function of distance from the origin. Analytical expressions for boundary layer thickness, local and overall surface heat flux are obtained. Applications to convective flow in a liquid-dominated geothermal reservoir are discussed. en_US
dc.description.sponsorship Prepared under National Science Foundation Research Grant No. GI-38319 and Energy Research and Development Administration Research Grant No. E(04-3)-1093. en_US
dc.format.extent 21 p. en_US
dc.language.iso en-US en_US
dc.publisher University of Hawaii en_US
dc.relation.ispartofseries Hawaii Geothermal Project: Technical Report No. 12 en_US
dc.subject geothermal en_US
dc.subject reservoir impacts en_US
dc.title Hawaii Geothermal Project: Buoyancy Induced Flows in a Saturated Porous Medium Adjacent to Impermeable Horizontal Surfaces en_US
dc.type Report en_US
dc.type.dcmi Text en_US

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