Mechanics of Hydraulic Fracturing book cover

Mechanics of Hydraulic Fracturing

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.

Hardbound, 182 Pages

Published: March 1997

Imprint: Gulf Professional Publishing

ISBN: 978-0-88415-474-7


  • ...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)


  • Preface; Fracturing of Wellbore and 2-D Fracture Models; Three-Dimensional Fracture Modeling; Proppant Transport in a 3-D Fracture; Deviated Wellbores; Link up of Mini-fractures From Perforated Holes; Turning of Fracture From a Deviated Wellbore; Experimental Studies; Index


advert image