# Network model evaluation of permeability and spatial correlation in a real random sphere packing

@article{Bryant1993NetworkME, title={Network model evaluation of permeability and spatial correlation in a real random sphere packing}, author={Steven L. Bryant and Peter R. King and David W. Mellor}, journal={Transport in Porous Media}, year={1993}, volume={11}, pages={53-70} }

In principle, network models can replicate exactly the microstructure of porous media. In practice, however, network models have been constructed using various assumptions concerning pore structure. This paper presents a network model of a real, disordered porous medium that invokes no assumptions regarding pore structure. The calculated permeability of the model agrees well with measured permeabilities, providing a new and more rigorous confirmation of the validity of the network approach…

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