- Teaches both new and upcoming computational techniques for simulating fracture in (partially) fluid-saturated porous media
- Helps readers learn how to couple modern computational methods with non-linear fracture mechanics and flow in porous media
- Presents tactics on how to simulate fracture propagation in hydraulic fracturing
Researchers in Geotechnical Engineering, Petroleum Engineering, Civil, Materials and Mechanical Engineering
Table of Contents
2. Fractured or fracturing fluid-saturated porous media
3. Fracture mechanics
4. Interface elements and remeshing
5. The Extended Finite Element Method
6. Fracture modelling using isogeometric analysis
7. Phase-field methods for fracture
- No. of pages: 206
- Language: English
- Copyright: © Elsevier 2017
- Published: October 18, 2017
- Imprint: Elsevier
- Paperback ISBN: 9780081009178
- eBook ISBN: 9780081009239
About the Author
In 2007 was appointed Dean of the Faculty of Mechanical Engineering and Distinguished Professor at Eindhoven University of Technology.
Dr. De Borst has worked on several topics in engineering mechanics and in materials engineering, such as the mechanical properties of concrete, soils, composites and rubbers, in particular the development of mathematical and numerical models. His most significant work is on fracture mechanics, computational mechanics, and frictional materials. His research is of importance in civil engineering, structural engineering, and aerospace engineering.
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