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Advances in Materials Science and Engineering
Volume 2016 (2016), Article ID 7948612, 12 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2016/7948612
Research Article

Dimension Analysis-Based Model for Prediction of Shale Compressive Strength

1School of Petroleum and Natural Gas Engineering, Southwest Petroleum University, Chengdu 610500, China
2Chongqing Institute of Green and Intelligent Technology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Chongqing 400714, China
3School of Sciences, Southwest Petroleum University, Chengdu 610500, China
4Chongqing Mineral Resources Development Co., Ltd., Chongqing 40042, China

Received 17 January 2016; Accepted 22 May 2016

Academic Editor: Fernando Lusquiños

Copyright © 2016 Xiangyu Fan et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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