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Volume 2018, Article ID 4252904, 20 pages
Research Article

Modeling Simultaneous Multiple Fracturing Using the Combined Finite-Discrete Element Method

1School of Civil Engineering, Wuhan University, Wuhan 430072, China
2State Key Laboratory of Oil and Gas Reservoir Geology and Exploitation, Southwest Petroleum University, Chengdu 610500, China
3Department of Mechanical Engineering, Mississippi State University, Mississippi State, MS 39762, USA

Correspondence should be addressed to Pingli Liu; nc.ude.upws@ilgnipuil

Received 23 August 2017; Accepted 8 January 2018; Published 18 February 2018

Academic Editor: Wei Wu

Copyright © 2018 Quansheng Liu 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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  • Bailong Liu, Anna Suzuki, and Takatoshi Ito, “Estimating the seepage effect of SC-CO2 and water fracturing with a steady-state flow model considering capillary and viscous forces at the pore scale,” Journal of Petroleum Science and Engineering, pp. 106483, 2019. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar
  • Quansheng Liu, and Lei Sun, “Simulation of coupled hydro-mechanical interactions during grouting process in fractured media based on the combined finite-discrete element method,” Tunnelling and Underground Space Technology, vol. 84, pp. 472–486, 2019. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar