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Volume 2017, Article ID 6401835, 11 pages
https://doi.org/10.1155/2017/6401835
Research Article

Calibrating the Micromechanical Parameters of the PFC2D(3D) Models Using the Improved Simulated Annealing Algorithm

Min Wang1,2 and Ping Cao1

1School of Resources and Safety Engineering, Central South University, Changsha, Hunan 410083, China
2Hunan Provincial Key Laboratory of Shale Gas Resource Utilization, Hunan University of Science and Technology, Xiangtan, Hunan 411201, China

Correspondence should be addressed to Min Wang; moc.kooltuo@703gnowleahcim

Received 15 January 2017; Revised 17 March 2017; Accepted 10 April 2017; Published 26 April 2017

Academic Editor: Yakov Strelniker

Copyright © 2017 Min Wang and Ping Cao. 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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