Opened 14 months ago

Last modified 10 months ago

#188 assigned enhancement

The darcy

Reported by: Martinvl Owned by: gschadow
Priority: minor Milestone: Version 2.1
Component: unit definitions Keywords:


The darcy (symbol D) is a cgs unit of permeability that is widely used in the petroleum industry. Its formal definition is "a unit of permeability, representing the flow, at 1 atmosphere, of 1 cubic centimeter of fluid with 1 centipoise viscosity in 1 second through a 1-square-centimeter cross section of porous medium 1 centimeter long." (

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comment:1 Changed 10 months ago by gschadow

  • Component changed from help to unit definitions
  • Milestone set to Version 2.1
  • Owner set to gschadow
  • Status changed from new to assigned

Sounds like a well defined unit we could add.

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