phase behavior

phase behavior

[′fāz bi‚hāv·yər]
(petroleum engineering)
The equilibrium relationships between water, liquid hydrocarbons, and dissolved or free gas, either in reservoirs or as liquids and gases are separated above ground in gas-oil separator systems.
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The study finds that alkyl polyglucoside continues to gain a significant popularity as an efficacious enhanced oil recovery (EOR) agent, owing to its lower interfacial tensions (IFT) and phase behavior. There is a constant need for surfactant formulations with low IFT, devoid of salinity and temperature conditions, in oilfield EOR applications, wherein alkyl polyglucosides have emerged as sought-after bio-based surfactants.
As a complement to the previously discussed sizing analysis in flash boiling conditions, a Schlieren test campaign was carried out in order to analyze the fluid temperature direct effect on vapor phase behavior.
Although some studies have been conducted on the effect of CNWs on the mechanical and response behavior of macroscopic hydrogels, synthesis of nanogels in the presence of CNWs using radiation and the effect of CNWs on nanogel phase behavior and properties have not yet been studied.
The phase behavior of networks can be very important, especially in digital transmission systems.
We believe Phase-Mapper will lead to further developments in high-throughput materials discovery by providing rapid and critical insights into the phase behavior of new materials.
Moreover, such small diameter storage and transport pores/fractures enhance the effect of pore confinement on the phase behavior of fluids [7, 8].
This edition expands on the composition of petroleum and includes new chapters on gas condensates and volatile oils, as well as extended discussion of oilfield waters and a simplified explanation of phase behavior. The first chapter has been divided into separate chapters on organic chemistry and the components of petroleum, its origin, and a method of determining its composition.
Phase behavior, interfacial tension and microstructure," Journal of Colloid and Interface Science, vol.
[54], we consider first the case of zero spontaneous curvature (22), aiming at reproducing the experimental observations regarding the influence of the surface topography on the phase behavior. In particular, it was suggested that there exists a critical curvature above which the composition morphology is strongly correlated with the surface geometry.
The phase behavior of the synthetic block polymer for diblock copolymers (A-B) and triblock copolymers (A-B-A, A-B-C) had been extensively investigated [1-3].
The two-dimensional phase diagram is a significative method to learn the thermodynamic information related to the phase behavior of the Langmuir monolayer.