Konstantin Brenner

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This paper presents a finite volume discretization of two-phase Darcy flows in discrete fracture networks taking into account the mass exchange between the matrix and the fracture. We consider the asymptotic model for which the fractures are represented as interfaces of codimension one immersed in the matrix domain, leading to the so called hybrid(More)
We consider an immiscible incompressible two-phase flow in a porous medium composed of two different rocks so that the capillary pressure field is discontinuous at the interface between the rocks. This leads us to apply a concept of multi-valued phase pressures and a notion of weak solution for the flow which have been introduced in [Cancès & Pierre, SIAM(More)
This article deals with the discretization of hybrid dimensional Darcy flows in fractured porous media. These models couple the flow in the fractures represented as surfaces of codimension one with the flow in the surrounding matrix. The convergence analysis is carried out in the framework of gradient schemes which accounts for a large family of conforming(More)
We propose a finite volume method on general meshes for the discretization of a degenerate parabolic convection-reaction-diffusion equation. Equations of this type arise in many contexts, such as the modeling of contaminant transport in porous media. We discretize the diffusion term, which can be anisotropic and heterogeneous, via a hybrid finite volume(More)
We investigate the discretization of Darcy flow through fractured porous media on general polyhedral meshes. We consider a hybrid dimensional model, invoking a complex network of planar fractures. The model accounts for matrix-fracture interactions and fractures acting either as drains or as barriers, i.e. we have to deal with pressure discontinuities at(More)
Neglecting capillary pressure effects in two-phase flow models for porous media may lead to non-physical solutions: indeed, the physical solution is obtained as limit of the parabolic model with small but non-zero capillarity. In this paper, we propose and compare several numerical strategies designed specifically for approximating physically relevant(More)
A model coupling a three dimensional gas liquid compositional Darcy flow and a one dimensional compositional free gas flow is presented. The coupling conditions at the interface between the gallery and the porous medium account for the molar normal fluxes continuity for each component, the gas liquid thermodynamical equilibrium, the gas pressure continuity(More)
A model coupling a three dimensional gas liquid compositional Darcy flow in a fractured porous medium, and a one dimensional compositional free gas flow is presented. The coupling conditions at the interface between the gallery and the porous medium account for the molar normal fluxes continuity for each component, the gas liquid thermodynamical(More)
This article analyses the convergence of the Vertex Approximate Gradient (VAG) scheme recently introduced in Eymard et al. 2012 for the discretization of multiphase Darcy flows on general polyhedral meshes. The convergence of the scheme to a weak solution is shown in the particular case of an incompressible immiscible two-phase Darcy flow model with(More)