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Knowledge of Mechanisms

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Dilation in Oil Sands in One Minute - Mechanisms in Geomechanics

In this short video, the concepts of dilation and compaction in sands are discussed. It was also shown how the critical state theory tries to explain them. Then, we will see how dilation can influence the productivity of oil sand reservoirs during in-situ thermal operations.

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