Fluid Dynamics

, Volume 53, Issue 5, pp 642–653 | Cite as

Estimation of the Geometric Parameters of a Reservoir Hydraulic Fracture

  • V. A. BaikovEmail author
  • G. T. Bulgakova
  • A. M. Il’yasov
  • D. V. Kashapov


The exact solution of self-excited vibrations of a reservoir hydraulic fracture after stopping the hydraulic fracture fluid injection is obtained on the basis of the generalized hyperbolictype Perkins-Kern-Nordgren model of the development of vertical reservoir hydraulic fracture. The vibrations are excited by the rarefaction wave developed after stopping the injection. The solution obtained is used to estimate the height, the width, and the half-length of the reservoir hydraulic fracture on the basis of the field data of bottomhole pressure gauges by the time of stopping the hydraulic fracture fluid injection.

Key words

reservoir hydraulic fracture rarefaction wave natural vibrations of a reservoir hydraulic fracture geometric fracture parameters 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • V. A. Baikov
    • 1
    Email author
  • G. T. Bulgakova
    • 1
  • A. M. Il’yasov
    • 1
  • D. V. Kashapov
    • 2
  1. 1.Ufa Aviation Technical State UniversityUfaRussia
  2. 2.Mavlyutov Institute of Mechanics of the Ural Scientific Center of the Russian Academy of SciencesUfaRussia

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