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Elastic–Plastic Fracture Propagation Modeling in Rock ...

2021-4-5 · Fracture initiation and propagation from a wellbore within a rock formation exhibit nonlinear and inelastic behaviors. When the rock material undergoes plastic deformation prior to failure, the classical Griffith theory is no longer valid. In this study, a variational phase-field approach is applied to model the inelastic behavior of granite rock in a punch through shear …Propagation and characterization of the ... - ScienceDirect2020-1-15 · 1. Introduction. Hydraulic fracturing has been substantially used to increase the production of shale gas and oil, making an energy boom in North America [].The permeability of tight shale formation typically falls in nano-darcy ranges (<10 −21 m 2) and it impedes the efficient extraction of hydrocarbons using conventional methods.Hydraulic fracturing is one of the most …

Numerical Investigation on Rock-Fracturing Mechanism by ...

In this work, a numerical model of rock breaking under hole assistance was established based on the finite element method (FEM) coupling with smoothed particle hydrodynamics (SPH) to reveal rock-breaking mechanisms and analyze the reasons for crack formation and propagation under hole assistance. In addition, the numerical model was verified by experiment with and without …Shale Anisotropy and Natural Hydraulic Fracture ...2020-2-5 · 1 Introduction. Hydraulic fracturing in shale is important for the sealing capacity of shale layers during natural (Foschi et al., 2018; Petrie et al., 2014) and artificial (Elkhoury et al., 2015) fluid-expulsion events.The mechanical anisotropy of shale is evident from its fissility in hand samples, from abundant examples of layer-parallel natural fractures hosted in shales …

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Abstract. As part of the In-situ Stimulation and Circulation (ISC) experiment, hydraulic fracturing (HF) tests were conducted in a moderately fractured crystalline rock mass at the Grimsel Test Site (GTS), Switzerland. The aim of these …Elastic–Plastic Fracture Propagation Modeling in Rock ...2021-4-5 · Fracture initiation and propagation from a wellbore within a rock formation exhibit nonlinear and inelastic behaviors. When the rock material undergoes plastic deformation prior to failure, the classical Griffith theory is no longer valid. In this study, a variational phase-field approach is applied to model the inelastic behavior of granite rock in a punch through shear …

Review on Rockburst Theory and Types of Rock Support …

2015-12-18 · Cone Bolts, Jacketted Rock Bolt, Rockburst, Rock Support, Yield-Lok 1. Introduction ... The common examples are pre tensioned rock bolts, hydraulic props and power-driven supports ... planes of weakness and fracture of the intact rock itself (strain burst), usually close to excavation boundaries [5].Numerical and experimental investigation on rock …Abstract. In this work, a numerical model of rock breaking was established based on the AUTODYN code to reveal rock-breaking mechanisms and explain the principal of crack propagation. In addition ...

Hydraulic Rock Splitters

rock splitters. Groundwork''s Hydraulic Rock Splitters allow you to accurately break up rock and concrete quickly, safely and quietly - making them ideal for city demolition work. Our easy to operate splitters are used in quarrying, tunneling, demolition, civil construction and large-scale excavations in solid rock.Dynamic Mechanical Characteristics of Fractured Rock ...2021-1-29 · In order to investigate the dynamic mechanical properties of the fractured rocks reinforced with different slurries, the prefractured and grouted sandy mudstone specimens were tested on a Split Hopkinson Pressure Bar (SHPB), and their dynamic failure processes were shot via a high-speed camera. The test results showed that under dynamic loading, grouting …

Research Article Theoretical Modeling of Rock Breakage …

2019-7-31 · mechanical tool was an ideal circular cone, and the friction force between rock and mechanical tool was ignored [ ]... Mechanical Analysis of Rock Fracture. According to the assumptions of rock breakage by mechanical tool, the sketch of rock fragmentation is shown in Figure . erockwas regarded as the homogeneous and isotropic elastic material.Shale Anisotropy and Natural Hydraulic Fracture ...2020-2-5 · 1 Introduction. Hydraulic fracturing in shale is important for the sealing capacity of shale layers during natural (Foschi et al., 2018; Petrie et al., 2014) and artificial (Elkhoury et al., 2015) fluid-expulsion events.The mechanical anisotropy of shale is evident from its fissility in hand samples, from abundant examples of layer-parallel natural fractures hosted in shales …

Simulating Hydraulic Fracturing: Failure in Soft Versus ...

2019-11-28 · Hydraulic fracturing is the process of creating cracks within a rock volume by increasing the fluid pressure until the rock fractures (Hubbert and Rubey 1959; Nordgren 1972; Valko and Economides 1995) plays an important role in the geophysical, geomechanical and structural mechanics of the Earth''s crust in a wide variety of geological settings (Fyfe 2012) …Rock cone penetration test under lateral confining ...2019-7-1 · The borehole rock stress measurement method, including hydraulic fracturing and borehole deformation gauge, has been developed as a significant method to assess the state of in stiu stress in the earth crust. 5, 6 The rock borehole shear test and radial jacking test were also used to assess the strength and deformation parameters of rock.7, 8 ...

Detailed Pumping Test to Characterize a Fractured Bedrock ...

2005-8-4 · Taken together, these time-drawdown responses are consistent with a model incorporating linear (single fracture) flow at the pumping well and radial (interconnected fracture) flow in an outer region. The elliptical cone of depression reveals a direction of enhanced drawdown which closely parallels one of five observed fracture sets.The effect of specimen shape and strain rate on ... - Springer2015-10-20 · The mechanical properties of rock material with length/diameter ratios varying from 1.0 to 3.0 were determined using a newly developed servo-hydraulic machine at a wide range of strain rates. The uniaxial compressive strength, initiation and dilatancy stresses, peak axial strain, and strain energy gradually decreased with increasing length/diameter ratios at the same …

Mechanics of Hydraulic Fracturing

2016-2-23 · Horizontal fractures cannot be produced by hydrau­ lic pressures less than the total pressure of the over­ burden. These conclulSions are compatible with field experi­ ence in fracturing and with the results of laboratory experimentation. INTRODUCTION The hydraulic-fracturing technique of well stimula­Determining the Directional Hydraulic Conductivity of a ...2010-9-10 · dependent fracture permeability, anisotropic fluid flow and directional hydraulic conductivity trends within a fractured rock mass. These trends are depicted in terms of estimates of fracture deformation, fracture flow rates and hydraulic conductivity ellipses throughout the entire fracture network.

2021 Hydraulic Fracturing Technology Showcase

Fracture ID''s mission was originally to provide rock mechanical properties and natural fracture locations efficiently and with zero wellbore risk using bottomhole assemby located vibration sensors. The company has successfully logged …SINTEF method for Rock Stress Measurement for HEP2022-1-19 · • Hydraulic fracturing is the preferred method for determining the minimal principal stress (σ3) • To obtain a reliable interpretation of the shut -in pressure, the stress situation must not be disturbed by shear stresses when the fracture opens and closes. Therefore,

U.S. Department of the Interior U.S. Geological Survey ...

2022-1-13 · angle fracture or fracture zone that hydraulically connects two wells completed in bedrock. Transmissivities at six low-yielding (less than 0.5 gallon per minute) wells, which appear to lie within a poorly transmissive block of the bedrock, are consistently in a range of about 0.09 to 0.5 foot squared per day. The estimates of hydraulic ...A fractured medium consists of solid rock with some ...2020-5-12 · Discrete Fracture (DF) approach The flow rate (Q f): Q = 2bwK f (dh/dl), where w is the width, K (= ρg(2b)2/(12μ)) the hydraulic conductivity of the fracture, h is hydraulic head, and 1 is the length over which the hydraulic gradient is measured, ρis fluid density, μis viscosity, and g is gravity. Note that Q f is proportional to the (2b)3.

Detailed Pumping Test to Characterize a Fractured Bedrock ...

2005-8-4 · Taken together, these time-drawdown responses are consistent with a model incorporating linear (single fracture) flow at the pumping well and radial (interconnected fracture) flow in an outer region. The elliptical cone of depression reveals a direction of enhanced drawdown which closely parallels one of five observed fracture sets.SINTEF method for Rock Stress Measurement for HEP2022-1-19 · • Hydraulic fracturing is the preferred method for determining the minimal principal stress (σ3) • To obtain a reliable interpretation of the shut -in pressure, the stress situation must not be disturbed by shear stresses when the fracture opens and closes. Therefore,

HYDRAULIC CHARACTERIZATION OF A FRACTURED …

2007-9-11 · The hydraulic characterization of fractured bedrock is often fraught with problems of ... Furthermore we therefore expect to find that a cone of depression due to pumping would exhibit an elliptical shape. In order to get an idea of the physical nature of the fractured rock (i.e., to see what the fractures look like), borehole geophysics was ...The expression of hydraulic fracturing in rocks and ...Abstract The orientation and spatial organization of hydraulic fractures in rocks and sediments is determined by the magnitude of the differential stress, the orientation of the principal stress axes and the intrinsic properties of the rock, particularly its cohesive strength. Depending on the values of these various parameters the expression of hydraulic fracturing in a rock or sediment can ...

Rock Crushing Process in Mining

2015-7-18 · Rock Crushing Process in Mining. Let''s follow a rock through a crushing cycle to see what variables will have to be controlled. First the rock will enter the crushing chamber and drop as far as the angle of the crushing surface will allow it to. The crusher "breaks it and the fine material produced will drop through the gap between the ...Mechanical Properties of Intact Rock and Fractures in ...2012-1-21 · Therefore, the mechanical and hydraulic properties of intact rock and jointed rock are needed. To obtain the required mechanical properties of intact rock and rock joints, it is necessary to measure the properties in the field or laboratory tests. Triaxial compression and shear tests are commonly used for

A fractured medium consists of solid rock with some ...

2020-5-12 · Discrete Fracture (DF) approach The flow rate (Q f): Q = 2bwK f (dh/dl), where w is the width, K (= ρg(2b)2/(12μ)) the hydraulic conductivity of the fracture, h is hydraulic head, and 1 is the length over which the hydraulic gradient is measured, ρis fluid density, μis viscosity, and g is gravity. Note that Q f is proportional to the (2b)3.Dynamic Mechanical Characteristics of Fractured Rock ...2021-1-29 · In order to investigate the dynamic mechanical properties of the fractured rocks reinforced with different slurries, the prefractured and grouted sandy mudstone specimens were tested on a Split Hopkinson Pressure Bar (SHPB), and their dynamic failure processes were shot via a high-speed camera. The test results showed that under dynamic loading, grouting …

Rock Fracture

Baotang Shen, in Hydraulic Fracture Modeling, 2018. 9.1 Introduction. Rock fracture mechanics is a promising outgrowth of rock mechanics and fracture mechanics, and it has developed rapidly in recent years, driven by the need for in-depth understanding of rock mass failure processes in both fundamental research and rock engineering designs. As rock engineering extends into more …U.S. Department of the Interior U.S. Geological Survey ...2022-1-13 · angle fracture or fracture zone that hydraulically connects two wells completed in bedrock. Transmissivities at six low-yielding (less than 0.5 gallon per minute) wells, which appear to lie within a poorly transmissive block of the bedrock, are consistently in a range of about 0.09 to 0.5 foot squared per day. The estimates of hydraulic ...

The expression of hydraulic fracturing in rocks and ...

Abstract The orientation and spatial organization of hydraulic fractures in rocks and sediments is determined by the magnitude of the differential stress, the orientation of the principal stress axes and the intrinsic properties of the rock, particularly its cohesive strength. Depending on the values of these various parameters the expression of hydraulic fracturing in a rock or sediment can ...SE - Hydraulic fracture propagation in a heterogeneous ...Abstract. As part of the In-situ Stimulation and Circulation (ISC) experiment, hydraulic fracturing (HF) tests were conducted in a moderately fractured crystalline rock mass at the Grimsel Test Site (GTS), Switzerland. The aim of these …

2021 Hydraulic Fracturing Technology Showcase

Fracture ID''s mission was originally to provide rock mechanical properties and natural fracture locations efficiently and with zero wellbore risk using bottomhole assemby located vibration sensors. The company has successfully logged …Research Article Theoretical Modeling of Rock Breakage …2019-7-31 · mechanical tool was an ideal circular cone, and the friction force between rock and mechanical tool was ignored [ ]... Mechanical Analysis of Rock Fracture. According to the assumptions of rock breakage by mechanical tool, the sketch of rock fragmentation is shown in Figure . erockwas regarded as the homogeneous and isotropic elastic material.

Shale Anisotropy and Natural Hydraulic Fracture ...

2020-2-5 · 1 Introduction. Hydraulic fracturing in shale is important for the sealing capacity of shale layers during natural (Foschi et al., 2018; Petrie et al., 2014) and artificial (Elkhoury et al., 2015) fluid-expulsion events.The mechanical anisotropy of shale is evident from its fissility in hand samples, from abundant examples of layer-parallel natural fractures hosted in shales …Rock fracture initiation and propagation by mechanical …Rock fracture due to high-pressure fluid jetting and insert indentation was experimentally investigated. In the frame of this article, indentation designates the process of pressing a tungsten carbide insert (TCI) for roller cone bits displacement-controlled into the rock surface. Under atmospheric conditions, several crystalline and one sedimentary rock type were tested.