Advances in Civil Engineering / 2019 / Article / Fig 8

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 8

Vertical displacement at the controlled point “A” with respect to the size of the fracture cell (a) and in comparison with the referent results (using the interface element model or conformed mesh model) and the results calculated from the EFC using the nonuniform model based on the local refinement technique (b).
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