Buoyancy-driven crack propagation from an over-pressured source

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Roper, S.M.; Lister, J.R.;
  • Publisher: Cambridge University Press
  • Subject: QC
    arxiv: Physics::Geophysics | Physics::Fluid Dynamics

The propagation of a liquid-filled crack from an over-pressured source into a semi-infinite uniform elastic solid is studied. The fluid is lighter than the solid and propagates due to its buoyancy and to the source over-pressure. The role of this over-pressure at early ... View more
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