Methods for FEM stress initialization based on stress functions, and application to a reservoir cross-section

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Aliguer Piferrer, Ignasi; Rafels Ybern, Carles; Jaqués Adell, Irene; Carol, Ignacio; Prat Catalán, Pere; Lakashmikhanta, Ramasesha; Segura Segarra, José María;
(2013)
  • Publisher: OnePetro
  • Subject: :Enginyeria civil::Geotècnia::Mecànica de roques [Àrees temàtiques de la UPC] | Rock mechanics--Mathematical models | Mecànica de roques -- Models matemàtics

An accurate description of the in-situ stress field in a rock mass is crucial in different areas of geo-engineering such as: underground excavations, hydrocarbon extraction, CO2 storage, hydraulic fracture etc. In this paper, a novel methodology to numerically generate ... View more
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