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Environmentally best practices and optmisation in hydraulic fracturing for shale gas/oil development


Experimental input parameters

The mean value and probability distribution functions of all input parameters for the computational model will be provided.

Model validation

Completion of all validation simulation and transfer of the results for the UQ. The results of the UQ should be available at month 44, see WP2.

Frame of database FRACDESP

Content frame of the platform FRACDESP and standards of data

Software verification

Verication of all computational models: The open-source software will be made publicly available.

First implementation of FRACDESP

Initial implementation of data share platform

Experimental results

Results of all laboratory element tests and onsite data for the validation will be made available and included in the database

Information on websites

Information of the project is available at all websites of the partners.

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Phase field modelling of crack propagation, branching and coalescence in rocks

Author(s): Shuwei Zhou, Xiaoying Zhuang, Hehua Zhu, Timon Rabczuk
Published in: Theoretical and Applied Fracture Mechanics, Issue 96, 2018, Page(s) 174-192, ISSN 0167-8442
DOI: 10.1016/j.tafmec.2018.04.011

Dynamics of fracturing saturated porous media and self-organization of rupture

Author(s): C. Peruzzo, D.T. Cao, E. Milanese, P. Favia, F. Pesavento, F. Hussain, B.A. Schrefler
Published in: European Journal of Mechanics - A/Solids, Issue 74, 2019, Page(s) 471-484, ISSN 0997-7538
DOI: 10.1016/j.euromechsol.2018.12.004

Phase-field modeling of fracture for quasi-brittle materials

Author(s): Jacinto Ulloa, Patricio Rodríguez, Cristóbal Samaniego, Esteban Samaniego
Published in: Underground Space, Issue 4/1, 2019, Page(s) 10-21, ISSN 2467-9674
DOI: 10.1016/j.undsp.2018.08.002

An adaptive strategy based on conforming quadtree meshes for kinematic limit analysis

Author(s): H. Nguyen-Xuan, Hien V. Do, Khanh N. Chau
Published in: Computer Methods in Applied Mechanics and Engineering, Issue 341, 2018, Page(s) 485-516, ISSN 0045-7825
DOI: 10.1016/j.cma.2018.06.023

A phase-field modeling approach of fracture propagation in poroelastic media

Author(s): Shuwei Zhou, Xiaoying Zhuang, Timon Rabczuk
Published in: Engineering Geology, Issue 240, 2018, Page(s) 189-203, ISSN 0013-7952
DOI: 10.1016/j.enggeo.2018.04.008

Phase field modeling of quasi-static and dynamic crack propagation: COMSOL implementation and case studies

Author(s): Shuwei Zhou, Timon Rabczuk, Xiaoying Zhuang
Published in: Advances in Engineering Software, Issue 122, 2018, Page(s) 31-49, ISSN 0965-9978
DOI: 10.1016/j.advengsoft.2018.03.012

An extended polygonal finite element method for large deformation fracture analysis

Author(s): Hai D. Huynh, Phuong Tran, Xiaoying Zhuang, H. Nguyen-Xuan
Published in: Engineering Fracture Mechanics, Issue 209, 2019, Page(s) 344-368, ISSN 0013-7944
DOI: 10.1016/j.engfracmech.2019.01.024

On stepwise advancement of fractures and pressure oscillations in saturated porous media

Author(s): C. Peruzzo, L. Simoni, B.A. Schrefler
Published in: Engineering Fracture Mechanics, 2019, ISSN 0013-7944
DOI: 10.1016/j.engfracmech.2019.05.006

Accurate configuration force evaluation via hp-adaptive discontinuous Galerkin finite element analysis

Author(s): Robert Bird, William M. Coombs, Stefano Giani
Published in: Engineering Fracture Mechanics, 2019, Page(s) 106370, ISSN 0013-7944
DOI: 10.1016/j.engfracmech.2019.02.029