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The Flow Lab

Fluid flowing through a fracture

Flow In Textured Fracture — Pulse of red fluid (false colored) flows through a facture filled with water and entrapped air.


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Flow And Transport Processes Lab: Research: Flow in Porous Media

The transmitted light technique was used to visualize experimental conditions in fracture systems as well as engineered/seived sands. In fact the earliest FLow Lab experiments, and Pre-Flow Lab experiments, involved the study of water fingers propagating into unsaturated sand.

Water Fingers

Miller Similar Sands

Porous Media/Sand Characterization

Multi-Phase Flow and Transport

Field Studies

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