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On a 2D hydro-mechanical lattice approach for modelling hydraulic fracture. (English) Zbl 1349.74033
Summary: A 2D lattice approach to describe hydraulic fracturing is presented. The interaction of fluid pressure and mechanical response is described by Biot’s theory. The lattice model is applied to the analysis of a thick-walled cylinder, for which an analytical solution for the elastic response is derived. The numerical results obtained with the lattice model agree well with the analytical solution. Furthermore, the coupled lattice approach is applied to the fracture analysis of the thick-walled cylinder. It is shown that the proposed lattice approach provides results that are independent of the mesh size. Moreover, a strong geometrical size effect on nominal strength is observed which lies between analytically derived lower and upper bounds. This size effect decreases with increasing Biot’s coefficient.

MSC:
74A45 Theories of fracture and damage
74F10 Fluid-solid interactions (including aero- and hydro-elasticity, porosity, etc.)
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