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Title (Primary) Geometric modelling and object-oriented software concepts applied to a heterogeneous fractured network from the Grimsel rock laboratory
Author Kalbacher, T.; Mettier, R.; McDermott, C.; Wang, W.; Kosakowski, G.; Taniguchi, T.; Kolditz, O.;
Journal Computational Geosciences
Year 2007
Department ENVINF;
Volume 11
Issue 1
Language englisch;
Abstract Discrete fracture network simulations are computationally intensive and usually time-consuming to construct and configure. This paper presents a case study with techniques for building a 3D finite element model of an inhomogeneous fracture network for modelling flow and tracer transport, combining deterministic and stochastic information on fracture aperture distributions. The complex intersected fractures represent a challenge for geometrical model design, mesh quality requirements and property allocations. For the integrated and holistic modelling approach, including the application of numerical and analytical simulation techniques, new object-oriented concepts in software engineering are implemented to ensure a resourceful and practicable software environment
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Persistent UFZ Identifier https://www.ufz.de/index.php?en=20939&ufzPublicationIdentifier=1917
Kalbacher, T., Mettier, R., McDermott, C., Wang, W., Kosakowski, G., Taniguchi, T., Kolditz, O. (2007):
Geometric modelling and object-oriented software concepts applied to a heterogeneous fractured network from the Grimsel rock laboratory
Comput. Geosci. 11 (1), 9 - 26