Ran Holtzman

Dr, Leader, Engineering Applications of Fluid Mechanics group in FCS

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  • 445 Citations
  • 12 h-Index
20022019
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Research Output 2002 2019

2019
1 Citation (Scopus)

Comprehensive comparison of pore-scale models for multiphase flow in porous media

Zhao, B., MacMinn, C., Primkulov, B. K., Chen, Y., Valocchi, A. J., Zhao, J., Kang, Q., Bruning, K., McClure, J. E., Miller, C. T., Fakhari, A., Bolster, D., Hiller, T., Brinkmann, M., Cueto-Felgueroso, L., Cogswell, D. A., Verma, R., Prodanovic, M., Maes, J., Geiger, S. & 8 othersVassvik, M., Hansen, A., Segre, E., Holtzman, R., Yang, Z, Yuan, C., Chareyre, B. & Juanes, R., 21 Jun 2019, In : Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 116, 28, p. 13799-13806 8 p., 201901619.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

multiphase flow
porous medium
benchmarking
wettability
comparison
2 Citations (Scopus)

Immiscible fluid displacement in porous media with spatially correlated particle sizes

Borgman, O., Darwent, T., Segre, E., Goehring, L. & Holtzman, R., Jun 2019, In : Advances in Water Resources. 128, p. 158-167 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

immiscible fluid
porous medium
particle size
fluid
trapping
2018
3 Citations (Scopus)

Drying and percolation in spatially correlated porous media

Biswas, S., Fantinel, P., Borgman, O., Holtzman, R. & Goehring, L., 21 Dec 2018, In : Phys. Rev. Fluids. 3, 12, 124307.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

drying
exponents
multiphase flow
fluid pressure
drainage
5 Citations (Scopus)
8 Downloads (Pure)

Geochemical Processes During Managed Aquifer Recharge With Desalinated Seawater

Ganot, Y., Holtzman, R., Weisbrod, N., Russak, A., Katz, Y. & Kurtzman, D., Feb 2018, In : Water Resources Research. 54, 2, p. 978-994 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
recharge
aquifer
seawater
remineralization
calcite

Hysteresis in Multiphase Flow in Fractured and Porous media

Holtzman, R., 2018.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePoster

1 Citation (Scopus)
4 Downloads (Pure)

Managed aquifer recharge with reverse-osmosis desalinated seawater: Modeling the spreading in groundwater using stable water isotopes

Ganot, Y., Holtzman, R., Weisbrod, N., Bernstein, A., Siebner, H., Katz, Y. & Kurtzman, D., 6 Dec 2018, In : Hydrology and Earth System Sciences. 22, 12, p. 6323-6333 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
recharge
aquifer
isotope
seawater
groundwater
4 Citations (Scopus)

Reactive transport under stress: Permeability evolution in deformable porous media

Roded, R., Paredes, X. & Holtzman, R., 1 Jul 2018, In : Earth and Planetary Science Letters. 493, p. 198-207 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

reactive transport
Porous materials
porous medium
permeability
dissolving

The effect of gravitational settling on concentration profiles and dispersion within and above fractured media

Duman, T., Holtzman, R. & Shavit, U., 1 Sep 2018, In : International Journal of Multiphase Flow. 106, p. 220-227 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

settling
profiles
grooves
Fluxes
Fick's laws
2017
5 Citations (Scopus)
1 Downloads (Pure)

A Percolation‐Based Approach to Scaling Infiltration and Evapotranspiration

Hunt, A., Holtzman, R. & Ghanbarian, B., 9 Feb 2017, In : Water. 9, 2, 14 p., 104.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Transpiration
Evapotranspiration
Plant Transpiration
subversion
Infiltration
2 Citations (Scopus)

Dispersive transport and symmetry of the dispersion tensor in porous media

Pride, S. R., Vasco, D. W., Flekkoy, E. G. & Holtzman, R., 10 Apr 2017, In : Physical Review E. 95, 043103.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Porous Media
Tensor
tensors
Symmetry
symmetry
8 Citations (Scopus)
4 Downloads (Pure)

Drying in a microfuidic chip: experiments and simulations

Fantinel, P., Holtzman, R., Borgman, O. & Goehring, L., 14 Nov 2017, In : Scientific Reports. 7, 15572.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
drying
porous media
complement
cells
oils
10 Citations (Scopus)
10 Downloads (Pure)

Impact of spatially correlated pore-scale heterogeneity on drying porous media

Borgman, O., Fantinel, P., Lühder, W., Goehring, L. & Holtzman, R., 1 Jul 2017, In : Water Resources Research. 53, 7, p. 5645-5658 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

porous medium
fuel cell
connectivity
solute
cement
7 Citations (Scopus)
4 Downloads (Pure)

Monitoring and modeling infiltration–recharge dynamics of managed aquifer recharge with desalinated seawater

Ganot, Y., Holtzman, R., Weisbrod, N., Nitzan, I., Katz, Y. & Kurtzman, D., 8 Sep 2017, In : Hydrology and Earth System Sciences. 21, p. 4479-4493 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
recharge
aquifer
seawater
infiltration
monitoring
2016

Drying in microfluidic cells

Fantinel, P., Borgman, O., Holtzman, R. & Goehring, L., 2016.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePoster

23 Citations (Scopus)
12 Downloads (Pure)

Effects of Pore-Scale Disorder on Fluid Displacement in Partially-Wettable Porous Media

Holtzman, R., 26 Oct 2016, In : Scientific Reports. 6, 36221.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
porous medium
fingering
fluid
trapping
wettability

Impact of heterogeneity and matrix deformations on drying of granular materials

Borgman, O., Fantinel, P., Goehring, L. & Holtzman, R., 2016.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePoster

2015
50 Citations (Scopus)
9 Downloads (Pure)

Wettability Stabilizes Fluid Invasion into Porous Media via Nonlocal, Cooperative Pore Filling

Holtzman, R. & Segre, E., 12 Oct 2015, In : Physical Review Letters. 115, 16, 5 p., 164501.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
wettability
dimensionless numbers
porosity
fluids
fracturing
2014

Impact of wettability on fluid-fluid displacement

Holtzman, R., 2014.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePoster

Pore-scale study of drying in porous media

Holtzman, R., 2014.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePoster

2012
52 Citations (Scopus)
7 Downloads (Pure)

Capillary fracturing in granular media

Holtzman, R., Szulczewski, M. L. & Juanes, R., 28 Jun 2012, In : Physical Review Letters. 108, 26, 4 p., 264504 .

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
fracturing
beads
confining
dimensionless numbers
venting

Capillary fracturing in Granular media (GRC)

Holtzman, R. & Juanes, R., 2012.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePoster

4 Citations (Scopus)

Micromechanical model of weakly-cemented sediments

Holtzman, R., May 2012, In : International Journal for Numerical and Analytical Methods in Geomechanics. 37, 7, p. 944-958 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
stiffness
Sediments
Stiffness
Granular materials
nonlinearity
2011

Mechanisms of Gas Transport in Sediments: Crossover from Fingering to Fracturing

Holtzman, R. & Juanes, R., 2011, 7th International Conference on Gas Hydrates (ICGH 2011).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference proceeding

Pore-Scale modeling of overpressure caused by hydrate dissociation

Holtzman, R. & Juanes, R., 2011, 7th International Conference on Gas Hydrates (ICGH 2011). Edinburgh, Scotland

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference proceeding

24 Citations (Scopus)

Thermodynamic and hydrodynamic constraints on overpressure caused by hydrate dissociation: A pore-scale model

Holtzman, R. & Juanes, R., 21 Jul 2011, In : Geophysical Research Letters. 38, 14, 6 p., L14308.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

overpressure
scale models
hydrates
thermodynamics
hydrodynamics
2010
47 Citations (Scopus)

Crossover from fingering to fracturing in deformable disordered media

Holtzman, R. & Juanes, R., 14 Oct 2010, In : Physical Review E. 82, 5 p., 046305.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Disordered Media
fracturing
Invasion
Crossover
crossovers

Crossover from fingering to fracturing in deformable disordered media (GRC)

Holtzman, R. & Juanes, R., 2010.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePoster

12 Citations (Scopus)

Frictional granular mechanics: A variational approach

Holtzman, R., Silin, D. B. & Patzek, T. W., 5 Mar 2010, In : International Journal for Numerical Methods in Engineering. 81, 10, p. 1259-1280 22 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Mechanics
Granular materials
Loads (forces)
Elastic moduli
Friction

Hydrate growth in gas-rich sediments: A grain-scale model

Holtzman, R. & Juanes, R., 2010.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePoster

2009
20 Citations (Scopus)

Mechanical properties of granular materials: A variational approach to grain-scale simulations

Holtzman, R., Silin, D. B. & Patzek, T. W., 25 Feb 2009, In : International Journal for Numerical and Analytical Methods in Geomechanics. 33, 3, p. 391-404 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Granular materials
mechanical property
Sediments
Elastic moduli
Mechanical properties
2008

Micromechanics of Hydrate Dissociation in Marine Sediments by Grain-Scale Simulations

Holtzman, R., Silin, D. B. & Patzek, T. W., 2008, SPE Western Regional and Pacific Section AAPG joint meeting : adding reserves through collaboration, innovation, and technology transfer. Society of Petroleum Engineers

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference proceeding

micromechanics
marine sediment
sediment
simulation
pore pressure
2005
12 Citations (Scopus)

Management scenarios for the Jordan River salinity crisis

Farber, E., Vengosh, A., Gavrieli, I., Marie, A., Bullen, T. D., Mayer, B., Holtzman, R., Segal, M. & Shavit, U., Nov 2005, In : Applied Geochemistry. p. 2138-2153 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Rivers
salinity
river
Saline water
Multicarrier modulation
22 Citations (Scopus)

Monitoring waterflood operations: Hall's method revisited

Silin, D. B., Holtzman, R., Patzek, T. W. & Brink, J. L., 2005, SPE Western Regional Meeting, Proceedings. Society of Petroleum Engineers, 12 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference proceeding

monitoring
method
subsidence
time series
analysis
24 Citations (Scopus)

Quantifying ground water inputs along the Lower Jordan River

Holtzman, R., Shavit, U., Segal-Rozenhaimer, M., Gavrieli, I., Marei, A., Farber, E. & Vengosh, A., May 2005, In : Journal of Environmental Quality. 34, 3, p. 897-906 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Groundwater
Rivers
Flow rate
groundwater
river

The relationships between groundwater discharge and the Lower Jordan River

Farber, E., Vengosh, A., Gavrieli, I., Marie, A., Bullen, TD., Mayer, B., Holtzman, R., Segal, M. & Shavit, U., 1 May 2005, In : Geochimica Et Cosmochimica Acta. 68, 1, p. 1979-2006 28 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

groundwater
river
sulfate
solute
isotopic composition
11 Citations (Scopus)

Waterflood surveillance and control: Incorporating hall plot and slope analysis

Silin, D. B., Holtzman, R., Patzek, T. W., Brink, J. L. & Minner, M. L., 2005, Proceedings - SPE Annual Technical Conference and Exhibition. Society of Petroleum Engineers, 15 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference proceeding

Automation
Satellites
Personnel
Feedback
Control systems
2004
17 Citations (Scopus)

Sources and transformations of nitrogen compounds along the Lower Jordan River

Segal-Rozenhaimer, M., Shavit, U., Vengosh, A., Gavrieli, I., Farber, E., Holtzman, R., Mayer, B. & Shaviv, A., Jul 2004, In : Journal of Environmental Quality. 33, 4, p. 1440-51 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Nitrogen compounds
nitrogen compound
Rivers
river
ammonium
79 Citations (Scopus)

The origin and mechanisms of salinization of the Lower Jordan River

Farber, E., Vengosh, A., Gavrieli, I., Marie, A., Bullen, T. D., Mayer, B., Holtzman, R., Segal, M. & Shavit, U., 1 May 2004, In : Geochimica Et Cosmochimica Acta. 68, 9, p. 1989-2006 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

salinization
groundwater
river
sulfate
solute
2002

Sources and processes of nitrogen along the lower Jordan River

Segal-Rozenhaimer, M., Holtzman, R., Shaviv, A., Vengosh, A., Farber, E., Gavrieli, I., Bullen, T., Mayer, B. & Shavit, U., Aug 2002, In : Geochimica Et Cosmochimica Acta. 66, 15A, p. A695 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalMeeting Abstract

Water sources and quality along the Lower Jordan River, regional study.

Shavit, U., Holtzman, R., Segal, M., Vengosh, A., Farber, E., Gavrieli, I., Bullen, T. & Team, T. ECO-R., 2002, Water Resources Quality. Rubin, H., Shamir, U., Nachtnebel, P. & Fürst, J. (eds.). Berlin: Springer, p. 127-148 22 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter