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

  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},
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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