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The Use of Poly(vinyl alcohol)-based Hydrogels in Biomedical Applications
Polymers have found increasing favor in biomedical applications due to the greater control that researchers can exert over their properties. Researchers have focused on the development of therapies using biologically ...
Characterizing Natural Fractures and Their Interactions with Hydraulically Induced Fractures
Natural fractures are preexisting micro-cracks and fissures that can have a critical impact on hydraulic fracture treatments in shales. Most shale formations contain natural fractures, but the characteristics of these ...
Comparison of Current Gravity Estimation and Determination Models
This paper will discuss the history of gravity estimation and determination models while analyzing methods that are in development. Some fundamental methods for calculating the gravity field include spherical harmonics ...
Big Data in the Oil and Gas Industry: A Promising Courtship
The energy industry remains one of the highest money-producing and investment industries in the world. The United States’ own economic stability depends greatly on the stability of oil and gas prices. Various factors ...