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Title: Surface deformation from a pressurized subsurface fracture: Problem description

Abstract

This document speci es a set of problems that entail the calculation of ground surface deformation caused by a pressurized subsurface fracture. The solid medium is assumed to be isotropic-homogeneous where linear elasticity applies. The e ects of the uid in the fracture is represented by a uniform pressure applied onto the two fracture walls. The fracture is assumed to be rectangular in shape and various dipping angles are considered. In addition to the full 3D solution, we reduce the 3D problem to a plane-strain geometry, so that 2D codes can participate in the comparison and results can be compared with those available in the literature.

Authors:
 [1]
  1. Lawrence Livermore National Lab. (LLNL), Livermore, CA (United States)
Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Lawrence Livermore National Lab. (LLNL), Livermore, CA (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE
OSTI Identifier:
1169864
Report Number(s):
LLNL-TR-660343
DOE Contract Number:  
AC52-07NA27344
Resource Type:
Technical Report
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
58 GEOSCIENCES

Citation Formats

Fu, Pengcheng. Surface deformation from a pressurized subsurface fracture: Problem description. United States: N. p., 2014. Web. doi:10.2172/1169864.
Fu, Pengcheng. Surface deformation from a pressurized subsurface fracture: Problem description. United States. doi:10.2172/1169864.
Fu, Pengcheng. Mon . "Surface deformation from a pressurized subsurface fracture: Problem description". United States. doi:10.2172/1169864. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1169864.
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abstractNote = {This document speci es a set of problems that entail the calculation of ground surface deformation caused by a pressurized subsurface fracture. The solid medium is assumed to be isotropic-homogeneous where linear elasticity applies. The e ects of the uid in the fracture is represented by a uniform pressure applied onto the two fracture walls. The fracture is assumed to be rectangular in shape and various dipping angles are considered. In addition to the full 3D solution, we reduce the 3D problem to a plane-strain geometry, so that 2D codes can participate in the comparison and results can be compared with those available in the literature.},
doi = {10.2172/1169864},
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year = {2014},
month = {9}
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