Discrete modeling of multiple discontinuities in rock mass using XFEM

Conference object English OPEN
Das, Kamal C.; Ausas, Roberto Federico; Carol, Ignacio; Rodrigues, Eduardo; Sandeep, Sandra; Vargas, P. E.; Gonzalez, Nubia Aurora; Segura, Josep María; Lakshmikantha, Ramasesha Mookanahallipatna; Mello,, U.;
(2017)
  • Publisher: OnePetro
  • Subject: :Enginyeria civil::Geotècnia::Mecànica de roques [Àrees temàtiques de la UPC] | Rock mechanics--Mathematical models | Mecànica de roques -- Models matemàtics

Modeling of discontinuities (fractures and fault surfaces) is of major importance to assess the geomechanical behavior of oil and gas reservoirs, especially for tight and unconventional reservoirs. Numerical analysis of discrete discontinuities traditionally has been st... View more
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