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need some clarifications on Darcy's equation

need some clarifications on Darcy's equation

(OP)
Hello,

In Darcy's equation for velocity:

v=5.615*0.001127*k/mu*dp/dr

what does 5.165 account for? I know 0.001127 accounts for conversion to field units.



Thanks.

RE: need some clarifications on Darcy's equation

I'm not familiar with that version of D'Arcy (there are many versions), but 1 bbl = 5.61458 ft^3. Too much of a coincidence for that not to be what is going on.

David Simpson, PE
MuleShoe Engineering

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RE: need some clarifications on Darcy's equation

(OP)
You mean that it is velocity conversion to ft/s?

RE: need some clarifications on Darcy's equation

God no. Where the hell did you get a velocity out of a simple volume conversion?

David Simpson, PE
MuleShoe Engineering

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"Knowledge" is only found through the accumulation and analysis of data.
The plural of anecdote is not "data"

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