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Numerical analysis of a mixed-dimensional poromechanical model with frictionless contact at matrix-fracture interfaces

  title={Numerical analysis of a mixed-dimensional poromechanical model with frictionless contact at matrix-fracture interfaces},
  author={Francesco Bonaldi and J{\'e}r{\^o}me Droniou and Roland Masson},
We present a complete numerical analysis for a general discretization of a coupled flow– mechanics model in fractured porous media, considering single-phase flows and including frictionless contact at matrix–fracture interfaces, as well as nonlinear poromechanical coupling. Fractures are described as planar surfaces, yielding the so-called mixedor hybrid-dimensional models. Small displacements and a linear elastic behavior are considered for the matrix. The model accounts for discontinuous… 

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