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An Introduction to Reservoir Simulation Using MATLAB/GNU Octave
User Guide for the MATLAB Reservoir Simulation Toolbox (MRST)

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  • Date Published: October 2019
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  • format: Hardback
  • isbn: 9781108492430

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  • This book provides a self-contained introduction to the simulation of flow and transport in porous media, written by a developer of numerical methods. The reader will learn how to implement reservoir simulation models and computational algorithms in a robust and efficient manner. The book contains a large number of numerical examples, all fully equipped with online code and data, allowing the reader to reproduce results, and use them as a starting point for their own work. All of the examples in the book are based on the MATLAB Reservoir Simulation Toolbox (MRST), an open-source toolbox popular popularity in both academic institutions and the petroleum industry. The book can also be seen as a user guide to the MRST software. It will prove invaluable for researchers, professionals and advanced students using reservoir simulation methods. This title is also available as Open Access on Cambridge Core.

    • Provides a self-contained introduction to reservoir simulation, even to those without a background in petroleum engineering
    • Discusses in detail how to implement the various parts that make up a reservoir simulator, allowing the reader to create their own simulator from scratch or by building on to existing community code
    • The book, also published as Open Access, acts as a user guide to a widely used open-source community code (MRST)
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    ‘This book on reservoir simulation is an excellent resource for anyone interested in the extraction of hydrocarbons. As suggested by its title, the book is indeed an introduction, just what newbies will want for learning to implement simulation of production processes for hydrocarbons, but by no means inadequate for advanced researchers and professionals … The MATLAB Reservoir Simulation Toolbox (MRST) routines as developed by the author and provided in the book are freely available, and the author's discussion really minimizes the complexity of the mathematics.’ M. S. Field, Choice

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    Product details

    • Date Published: October 2019
    • format: Hardback
    • isbn: 9781108492430
    • length: 674 pages
    • dimensions: 252 x 177 x 36 mm
    • weight: 1.4kg
    • availability: In stock
  • Table of Contents

    1. Introduction
    Part I. Geological Models and Grids:
    2. Modeling reservoir rocks
    3. Grids in subsurface modeling
    Part II. Single-Phase Flow:
    4. Mathematical models for single-phase flow
    5. Incompressible solvers for single-phase flow
    6. Consistent discretizations on polyhedral grids
    7. Compressible flow and rapid prototyping
    Part III. Multiphase Flow:
    8. Mathematical models for multiphase flow
    9. Discretizing hyperbolic transport equations
    10. Solvers for incompressible immiscible flow
    11. Compressible multiphase flow
    12. The AD-OO framework for reservoir simulation
    Part IV. Reservoir Engineering Workflows:
    13. Flow diagnostics
    14. Grid coarsening
    15. Upscaling petrophysical properties
    Appendix. The MATLAB reservoir simulation toolbox
    Index of MRST functions
    Subject index.

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    Knut-Andreas Lie

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    Knut-Andreas Lie, SINTEF, Norway
    Knut-Andreas Lie is Chief Scientist at SINTEF in Oslo, Norway, where he heads a research group in computational methods for geoscience applications. Over the last twenty years he has developed commercial and inhouse software solutions for the international petroleum industry. In particular, he is a founding father of two open-source community softwares: MRST and OPM. Lie holds a Ph.D. in mathematics from the Norwegian University of Science and Technology in Trondheim, where he also has a position as adjunct professor. He has authored 140 scientific papers and supervised sixty-five M.Sc. and Ph.D. students. He currently serves as Executive Editor for the SPE Journal of the Society of Petroleum Engineers.

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