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Transport properties of slurries in simulated fracture channels

Junin, Radzuan and Hall, S. T. and Waller, M. D. (1996) Transport properties of slurries in simulated fracture channels. Proceedings Swemp '96 . pp. 579-586.

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Abstract

This paper presents the results of a laboratory study of the transport properties of simulated ground drilling waste slurries in vertical channels. The effects of variables such as bulk velocity, solids concentration, particle size, fluid rheological properties and fracture width are presented. The most significant variable are particle size and fluid rheological properties. Bulk velocity and solids concentration were moderately influential and slot width was found to be the less significant.

Item Type:Article
Uncontrolled Keywords:Cuttings reinjection, drilling waste slurries, rheological properties of slurries, simulated fracture channels, transport properties of slurries
Subjects:T Technology > T Technology (General)
Divisions:Chemical and Natural Resources Engineering (Formerly known)
ID Code:4132
Deposited By: Prof Madya Issham Ismail
Deposited On:31 Jul 2007 09:24
Last Modified:01 Jun 2010 03:15

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