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|Title:||On the residual opening of a hydraulic fracture|
|Citation:||Proceedings of the 8th International Conference on Structural Integrity and Failure, 2013 / pp.1-4|
|Publisher:||Australian Fracture Group|
|Conference Name:||8th International Conference on Structural Integrity and Failure (SIF2013) (11 Jul 2013 - 12 Jul 2013 : Melbourne, Australia)|
|A. Khanna, M. Mohabuth, and A. Kotousov|
|Abstract:||The 2D problem of a crack opened by a rigid inclusion and subject to remote compressive stresses is formulated in terms of the distributed dislocation density. The condition of smooth tangency at the crack tips is used to determine the equilibrium crack length. Numerical results for the equilibrium crack length and the crack opening displacement are calculated using the Gauss- Chebyshev quadrature method. The solution represents the residual opening of a partially filled hydraulic fracture.|
|Keywords:||rigid inclusion; distributed dislocation technique; hydraulic fracture; residual opening|
|Rights:||Copyright status unknown|
|Appears in Collections:||Mechanical Engineering conference papers|
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