Fractured rock hydraulics

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CRC Press , Boca Raton
StatementFernando Olavo Franciss
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LC ClassificationsTC176 .F727 2010
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Paginationp. cm.
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Open LibraryOL24520495M
ISBN 139780415874182, 9780203859414
LC Control Number2009036651

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Chapter I covers the fundamentals of fractured rock hydraulics under a tensor approach. Chapter II presents Fractured rock hydraulics book key concepts about approximate solutions.

Uniquely devoted to hard and fractured rock hydraulics, this advanced-level introduction provides tools to solve practical engineering problems. Chapter I covers the fundamentals of fractured rock hydraulics under a tensor approach.

Chapter II presents some key concepts about approximate : Fernando Olavo Franciss. Uniquely devoted to hard and fractured rock hydraulics, this advanced-level introduction provides tools to solve practical engineering problems. Chapter I covers the fundamentals of fractured rock hydraulics under a tensor approach.

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This report gives some new considerations on rock hydraulics with application in the triple field of civil, mining and petroleum engineering.

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The rock medium is assumed to be a jointed medium with a low conductivity of the rock matrix. This title covers the fundamentals of fractured rock hydraulics under a tensor approach. It presents the concepts about approximate solutions.

It discusses the data analysis techniques applied to groundwater modeling. The increased attention paid to experimental rock fracture mechanics has led to major contributions to the solving of geophysical problems. The text presents a concise treatment of the physics and mathematics of a representative selection of problems from areas such as earthquake mechanics and prediction, hydraulic fracturing, hot dry rock geothermal energy.

Applied Hydrogeology of Fractured Rocks - Second Edition is thoroughly revised and extended with a new chapter, updated sections, many new examples, and expanded and updated references. Audience: This book will be an invaluable text book cum reference source for postgraduate students, researchers, exploration scientists and engineers engaged in.

Summary: Uniquely devoted to hard and fractured rock hydraulics, this advanced-level introduction provides tools to solve practical engineering problems.

Chapter I covers the fundamentals of fractured rock hydraulics under a tensor approach. Chapter II presents some key concepts about approximate solutions. Porous Rock Failure Mechanics: Hydraulic Fracturing, Drilling and Structural Engineering focuses on the fracture mechanics of porous rocks and modern simulation techniques for progressive quasi-static and dynamic fractures.

The topics covered in this volume include a wide range of academic and industrial applications, including petroleum, mining, and civil engineering. The importance of, but great difficulty in, extending or upscaling fractured rock hydraulic properties is also made clear.

This book is aimed at practicing hydrogeologists, engineers, ecologists, resource managers, and perhaps most importantly, students and earth scientists not yet familiar with the ubiquity and importance of fractured rock. Each of the fracture sets would be expected to have a different average hydraulic conductivity such that we have three-dimensional anisotropy.

Furthermore we therefore expect to find that a cone of depression due to pumping would exhibit an elliptical shape. In order to get an idea of the physical nature of the fractured rock (i.e., to see what theFile Size: 1MB. The increased attention paid to experimental rock fracture mechanics has led to major contributions to the solving of geophysical problems.

The text presents a concise treatment of the physics and mathematics of a representative selection of problems from areas such as earthquake mechanics and prediction, hydraulic fracturing, hot dry rock Book Edition: 1.

Applied Hydrogeology of Fractured Rocks. Hydrology is a topical and growing subject, as the earth's water resources become scarcer and more vulnerable.

Although more than half the surface area of continents is covered with hard fractured rocks, there has until now been no single book available dealing specifically with fractured rock hydrogeology.5/5(1). This volume presents a comprehensive report on the state of the field, with an interdisciplinary viewpoint, case studies of fracture sites, illustrations, conclusions, and research recommendations.

The book addresses these questions: How can fractures that are significant hydraulic conductors be identified, located, and characterized. vi A GUIDE TO REGIONAL GROUNDWATER FLOW IN FRACTURED ROCK AQUIFERS TABLE OF CONTENTS LIST OF CONTRIBUTORS iv PREFACE v 1.

BASIC PRINCIPLES 1 INTRODUCTION 1 Classification of fractured rock aquifers 1 Fracture and matrix porosity 2 Types of fractures 2 Water flow and solute transport 3 File Size: 1MB.

The permeability or transmissivity of fracture rocks is a hydraulic property of great importance for under-standing the groundwater flow and transport phenomena in a rock aquifer system.

In situ hydraulic tests have been considered as a reliable technique for obtaining the permeability of rocks in field conditions [Neuman, ; Hamm et al., ].Cited by: Rock 69 The geometrical aperture distribution is strongly dependent on the contact geometry and on the 70 stress applied on the fracture because they both affect the equivalent hydraulic.

Figure 5(a) shows the location of a vertical borehole that was pressurized by fluid until a hydraulic fracture was initiated. The rock mass is assumed to be impermeable. (The path of the fracture has been traced in blue for clarity.) Displacements in the rock mass produced by the hydraulic fracture are shown as vectors on each side of the by: A lack of understanding of fracture flow and the changes in flow conditions induced by mining (and, conversely, changes in mining conditions caused by altered fracture flow) can seriously impede mining operations.

Mining activities most influenced by fracture flow include in situ leaching, mine waste disposal.

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The model is presented as a model of fractured media, for which it is most likely to find application because of the problem of choosing the appropriate flow dimension.

INTRODUCTION Consider a typical hydraulic test in fractured rock, where water is injected between packers into an interval of a bore- hole known to contain at least one fracture. Hydraulic fracturing, informally referred to as “fracking,” is an oil and gas well development process that typically involves injecting water, sand, and chemicals under high pressure into a bedrock formation via the well.

This process is intended to create new fractures in the rock as well as increase the size, extent, and connectivity of existing fractures. A generalized radial flow model for hydraulic tests in fractured rock. Models commonly used for the analysis of hydraulic test data are generalized by regarding the dimension of the flow to be a parameter which is not necessarily integral and which must be determined empirically.

Characterization of a hydraulically induced crystalline. The formation of the fracture network in shale hydraulic fracturing is the key to the successful development of shale gas. In order to analyze the mechanism of hydraulic fracturing fracture propagation in cemented fractured formations, a numerical simulation about fracture behavior in cemented joints was conducted based firstly on the block discrete by: 1.

Using the new numerical method, the factors affecting the occurrence of hydraulic fracturing in the earth-rock fill dam are investigated.

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The investigating results indicate that increasing any of the Young’s modulus, the Poisson’s ratio and the density of the core soil is helpful to reduce the likelihood of the occurrence of hydraulic.

Hydraulic fracturing has been and continues to be a major techno logical tool in oil and gas recovery, nuclear and other waste disposal, mining and particularly in-situ coal gasification, and, more recently, in geothermal heat recovery, particularly extracting heat from hot dry rock masses.

The understanding of the fracture process under the ac tion of pressurized fluid at various .Compilations of the hydraulic conductivity of fractured rock suggest an increase in conductivity between laboratory and field scales.

This scaling is inconsistent with recent suggestions that natural fracture networks are near the percolation threshold as the effective conductivity of networks near the percolation threshold decreases with increasing by: In this paper the geometric and hydraulic characteristics of fractures and fractured rock masses are reviewed to assess the current state and future direction of fracture hydrology research.

Laboratory data suggest that the parallel-plate analogy for flow through a single fracture is valid.