Quantitative Estimates of Nonlinear Flow Characteristics of Deformable Rough-Walled Rock Fractures with Various Lithologies

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Qian Yin; Lixin He; Hongwen Jing; Dong Zhu;
  • Publisher: Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute
  • Journal: Processes (issn: 2227-9717)
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  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.3390/pr6090149
  • Subject: Chemistry | confining pressure | TP1-1185 | QD1-999 | lithology | rough-walled fractures | Chemical technology | nonlinear flow | critical Reynolds number | transmissivity

The existence of surface roughness, various contact conditions and the occurrence of flow nonlinearity make the flow process in natural rock fractures more complicated. To evaluate the fluid flow regimes in deformable rough-walled rock fractures, a great many hydromecha... View more
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