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Introduction to Reservoir Engineering. Reservoir Description. Hydrostatic pressure and geothermal gradients. Porosity-permeability relationships and rock microstructures. Volumetric and initial hydrocarbon volume. Fluid Statics. Fluid flows, laminar and turbulent flows. Boundary layers. Flow in pipes, friction in pipe, Euler and Bernoulli's equation. Angular momentum equation. Steady flow energy equation. Minor losses. Flow over surfaces. Steady state inclined flow and pressure potential. Steady-state radial flow. Flow in series and in parallel. Vertical well model and skin effect.

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