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Solvers for mixed dimensional flow

Solvers for mixed dimensional flow and mechanics on the fracture-matrix interface

The goal of the project is to develop mathematical model and solution approaches to rupture dynamics including advanced friction laws in the presence of fluids.

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This project will consider the dynamical evolution of spontaneous ruptures embedded in an elastic deforming body, governed by rate- and state friction laws. The resulting model is based on mixed dimensional differential equations: Biot-Allard in the matrix coupled to flow on the fracture surface including the friction laws on the fracture interfaces.

Funded by the VISTA program
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