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Generalized Hydraulic Calculation Method Using Rational Polynomial Model

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Ali A. Pilehvari, Robert W. Serth

Texas A&M University-Kingsville, MSC 193, 700 University Blvd. Kingsville, TX 78379

J. Energy Resour. Technol 127(1), 15-25 (Mar 29, 2005) (11 pages) doi:10.1115/1.1790536 History: Received October 21, 2002; Revised November 16, 2003; Online March 29, 2005
Copyright © 2005 by ASME
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Rational polynomial fit for a pseudoplastic power-law fluid (cement rock in water slurry, Ref. 8)
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Rational polynomial fit for a dilatant power-law fluid (Ethylene Glycol Solution, Ref. 9)
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Rational polynomial fit for a Powell-Eyring fluid (33% lime slurry, Ref. 11)
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Comparison of rational polynomial and Sisko models with measured data for drilling fluid A (Ref. 6); model parameters in SI Units
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Comparison of rational polynomial and Sisko models with measured data for drilling fluid B (Ref. 6); Model parameters in SI units
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Comparison of rational polynomial, yield power law, and Sisko models with measured data for a mixed metal hydroxide mud (Ref. 20)
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Comparison of measured and predicted pressure losses for pipe flow of a bentonite mud (Ref. 20)
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Comparison of measured and predicted pressure losses for pipe flow of a glycol mud (Ref. 20)
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Comparison of measured and predicted pressure losses for pipe flow of a vegetable oil mud (Ref. 21)
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Comparison of measured and predicted pressure losses for annular flow of a bentonite mud (Ref. 20)
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Comparison of measured and predicted pressure losses for annular flow of a glycol mud (Ref. 20)
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Comparison of measured and predicted pressure losses for annular flow of a vegetable oil mud (Ref. 20)
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Comparison of measured and predicted pressure losses for annular flow of mud No. 4 (Ref. 24)
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Comparison of measured and predicted pressure losses for annular flow of mud No. 5 (Ref. 24)
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Effect of method for calculating n′ : 11.8% attasol solution flowing in 1-in. diameter pipe
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Effect of method for calculating n′ : water/bentonite/XCD polymer/glycol drilling fluid flowing in 2.5-in. diameter pipe

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