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Type: Conference paper
Title: On the residual opening of a hydraulic fracture
Author: Khanna, A.S.
Mohabuth, M.
Kotooussov, A.
Citation: Proceedings of the 8th International Conference on Structural Integrity and Failure, 2013 / pp.1-4
Publisher: Australian Fracture Group
Issue Date: 2013
Conference Name: 8th International Conference on Structural Integrity and Failure (SIF2013) (11 Jul 2013 - 12 Jul 2013 : Melbourne, Australia)
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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
RMID: 0030027076
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