Mechanics of Hydraulic Fracturing

1st Edition

Authors: Ching H. Yew Ching H. Yew
Hardcover ISBN: 9780884154747
eBook ISBN: 9780080536064
Imprint: Gulf Professional Publishing
Published Date: 31st March 1997
Page Count: 182
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Description

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.

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.

Details

No. of pages:
182
Language:
English
Copyright:
© Gulf Professional Publishing 1997
Published:
Imprint:
Gulf Professional Publishing
eBook ISBN:
9780080536064
Hardcover ISBN:
9780884154747

About the Author

Ching H. Yew

Affiliations and Expertise

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

Affiliations and Expertise

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.

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)