Advances in Civil Engineering / 2019 / Article / Fig 5

Research Article

Effective Elastic and Hydraulic Properties of Fractured Rock Masses with High Contrast of Permeability: Numerical Calculation by an Embedded Fracture Continuum Approach

Figure 5

Modeling of the oriented fracture with inclination angle θ = 45° in the medium using the interface element model (a), uniform mesh model with the global refinement technique (b), the conformed mesh model (c), and the nonuniform mesh obtained from the local refinement technique with hanging nodes (d).

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