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Scale and time effects in hydraulic fracturing

Widjaja, Hadi; Duncan, James M.; Seed, H. Bolton

UCB/GT-83-05, University of California, Berkeley, Geotechnical Engineering, 1983-, PDF (10.8 MB)

To determine precisely how to assess the full potential for hydraulic fracturing under field conditions laboratory studies and a comprehensive theory capable of showing how time, scale, and permeability effects are related to the occurrence of hydraulic fracturing in the laboratory and the field are reported.

Available online: http://nisee.berkeley.edu/documents/elib/www/documents/GEOTECH/UCB-GT-83-05.pdf