Mechanics of Hydraulic Fracturing

By

  • Ching H. Yew, A Consulting Engineer who specializes in the areas of hydraulic fracturing, directional drillings and coiled tubing mechanics and was a former Professor of Engineering Mechanics with the University of Texas at Austin.
  • Ching H. Yew, A Consulting Engineer who specializes in the areas of hydraulic fracturing, directional drillings and coiled tubing mechanics and was a former Professor of Engineering Mechanics with the University of Texas at Austin.

This book examines the underlying mechanics of creating a fracture from vertical or deviated wellbores and the propagation of a hydraulic fracture in the reservoir.
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Book information

  • Published: March 1997
  • Imprint: GULF PROFESSIONAL PUBLISHING
  • ISBN: 978-0-88415-474-7

Reviews

...succeeds to combine, in a brief manner, most of the available information on the subject....a valuable reference for graduate students and research engineers. (Applied Mechanics Review)



Table of Contents

Featuring a wellbore and 2D fracture models. Three dimensional fracture model. Proppant transport in a 3D fracture. Deviated wellbores. Link-up of mini-fractures from perforated holes. Turning of fracture from a deviated wellbore. Experimental studies. Index.