Publisher description for Suspensions : fundamentals and applications in the petroleum industry / Laurier L. Schramm, editor.
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Provides an introduction to the nature, formation and occurrence, stability, propagation, and uses of suspensions in the petroleum industry. It focuses on the applications of the principles of particle dispersions, with attention given to practical processes and problems.
Among the topics discussed are suspensions in porous media; near-well and oilwell applications; and suspensions in surface operations. The book also illustrates how to understand, make, and use desirable suspensions and how to aproach destabilizing, or preventing the occurrence of undesirable suspensions.
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