FracMan Publications

Recent Papers from the FracMan Technology Group

 

DFNE 2014

Discrete Fracture Network Modelling to Quantify Intensive Rock Mass Preconditioning at the El Teniente Mine, Chile.  Brzovic, J. Alvarez, P. Schachter and S. Rogers.

Aperture Controlled Grouting Case Study – Benefits of the Discrete Fracture Network Approach. Carter, T. G., V.F.Rombough, W.S.Dershowitz, R.K.Davis, M.G, Jefferies, R. Heystee and T. Lam.

Investigation of the Role of Natural Fractures and Faults on Hydraulic Fracturing in the Montney Formation, Farrell Creek Field, British Columbia.  Rogers, S., P. McLellan and G. Webb.

Strategies for Constraining Fracture Intensity in Full-Field Fractured Reservoir DFN Models.  La Pointe, P. R.

Development and Demonstration of Algorithms for Conditional Simulation of Discrete Fracture Networks.  Bym, T.,  A. Fox and N. Josephson.

Decimeter-Scale Analysis of Geologic Heterogeneity in a Brittle-Ductile Shear Zone, Äspö Hard Rock Laboratory, Sweden.  Fox, A.,A. Winberg and H. Drake.

 

ARMA Workshop on Geothermal Energy 2014

Discrete Fracture Network Simulations of Enhanced Geothermal Systems. Doe, T., A. Finnila, R. McLaren, H. Hosseinpour and B. Dershowitz.

 

URTeC 2014

Geomechanical and Flow Simulation of Hydraulic Fractures Using High-Resolution Passive Seismic Images.  Lacazette, A., W. Dershowitz and J. Vermilye.

Discrete Fracture Network Simulation of Production Data from Unconventional Wells. Doe, T., C. Shi, and C. Enachescu.

 

Rock Mechanics and Rock Engineering (journal)

Volumetric Fracture Intensity Measurement for Improved Rock Mass Characterisation and Fragmentation Assessment in Block Caving Operations.  Rogers, S., D. Elmo, G. Webb and A. Catalan.  DOI 10.1007/s00603-014-0592-y.

 

Workshop on Geothermal Engineering

Discrete Fracture Network Simulations of Enhanced Geothermal Systems.  Thomas Doe, T., R.McLaren and W. Dershowitz.

 

Hydrogeology Journal

A transmissivity model for deformation zones in fractured crystalline rock and its possible correlation to in situ stress at the proposed high-level nuclear waste repository site at Forsmark, Sweden.  Follin, S. and M. Stigsson.  DOI 10.1007/s10040-013-1078-9.

A methodology to constrain the parameters of a hydrogeological discrete fracture network model for sparsely fractured crystalline rock, exemplified by data from the proposed high-level nuclear waste repository site at Forsmark, Sweden.  Follin, S., L. Hartley, I. Rhén, P. Jackson, S. Joyce, D. Roberts and B. Swift. DOI 10.1007/s10040-013-1080-2.

Approaches to confirmatory testing of a groundwater flow model for sparsely fractured crystalline rock, exemplified by data from the proposed high-level nuclear waste repository site at Forsmark, Sweden.  Follin, S. and  L. Hartley. DOI 10.1007/s10040-013-1079-8.

 

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Bill Dershowitz

Aaron Fox

Hooman Hosseinpour

Paul La Pointe

Doo-Hyun Lim

Steve Rogers