Significance of crack opening monitoring for determining the growth behavior of hydrofractures

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A method for determining the size of a crack induced by hydraulic fracturing is presented. The procedure is based on the measurement of the crack opening displacement and the fracture mechanics approach. The proposed method has been tested by conducting laboratory small-scale hydraulic fracturing tests on a granite. It is shown from the preliminary tests that the method provides a reasonable prediction of experimentally observed crack sizes.

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Hashida, Toshiyuki; Sato, Kazushi & Takahashi, Hideaki January 28, 1993.

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A method for determining the size of a crack induced by hydraulic fracturing is presented. The procedure is based on the measurement of the crack opening displacement and the fracture mechanics approach. The proposed method has been tested by conducting laboratory small-scale hydraulic fracturing tests on a granite. It is shown from the preliminary tests that the method provides a reasonable prediction of experimentally observed crack sizes.

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  • Proceedings, eighteenth workshop on geothermal reservoir engineering, Stanford University, Stanford, CA, January 26-28, 1993

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Hashida, Toshiyuki; Sato, Kazushi & Takahashi, Hideaki. Significance of crack opening monitoring for determining the growth behavior of hydrofractures, article, January 28, 1993; United States. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc876477/: accessed October 22, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.