Yongliang Wang

Yongliang Wang
China University of Mining & Technology Beijing Graduate School · School of Mechanics and Civil Engineering, Department of Engineering Mechanics, State Key Laboratory of Coal Resources and Safe Mining

PhD

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Introduction
Research Interests: Error estimation and adaptive mesh refinement analysis of finite element method; numerical solutions of free vibration and stability for beam, plate, shell and solid, and corresponding inverse eigenproblem in structural engineering; numerical solutions of wellbore stability, hydraulic fracturing considering multiphysical fields coupling and multiscale effects in petroleum engineering; numerical solutions of induced damage and fracture in mining engineering.
Additional affiliations
August 2016 - present
China University of Mining and Technology, Beijing
Position
  • Lecturer
Description
  • Computational Mechanics
August 2016 - present
China University of Mining and Technology, Beijing
Position
  • Lecturer
Description
  • Computational Rock Mechanics
October 2015 - April 2016
Swansea University
Position
  • Research Associate
Description
  • Computational Solid Mechanics
Education
September 2010 - July 2014
Tsinghua University
Field of study
  • Civil Engineering, Structural Mechanics

Publications

Publications (91)
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Alternate-temperature loading can cause cyclic thermal stress; therefore complex artificial fracture networks are formed in hot dry rock owing to thermal expansion and contraction under alternating thermal loading. In this study, the heat recovery potential of hot dry rock with a complex fracture network under alternating temperature loading was si...
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Purpose Moderately thick circular cylindrical shells are widely used as supporting structures or storage cavities in structural engineering, rock engineering, and aerospace engineering. In practical engineering, shells often work with micro-cracks or defects. The existence of micro-crack damage may result in the disturbance of dynamic behaviours an...
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Purpose Hydrofracturing technology has been widely used in tight oil and gas reservoir exploitation, and the fracture network formed by fracturing is crucial to determining the resources recovery rate. Due to the complexity of fracture network induced by the random morphology and type of fluid-driven fractures, controlling and optimising its mechan...
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Hydrofracturing is a remarkable technology for unconventional oil and gas exploitation in tight reservoirs, in which the fluid-driven propagation of hydraulic fractures in a porous medium rock reservoir is an extremely complex physical process, for which there are great challenges in numerical simulation, such as multiphysical field coupling, multi...
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Reliable estimation of fracture network length and morphology in hydrofracturing is crucial for controlling and optimizing fracturing effects. Hydraulic fracture propagation will be affected by a variety of factors to produce deflection, resulting in different fracture network morphology. To study the spatial deflection behaviours of multiple paral...
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Neat well cement experience significant strength retrogression at high temperatures above 110 °C, especially at approximately 150 °C. To reveal the mechanism of performance degradation and guide the preparation of high-performance cement, we investigate the hydration process, mechanical behavior, and fracture process for well cement at the temperat...
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In order to ensure the safe and reliable operation of a high-speed railway, the precise positioning of the mid-point anchor in the catenary is very important. In view of the two problems in the calculation of the mid-point anchor position of the catenary in a long ramp section, the calculation accuracy is low, and the calculation of the central anc...
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Purpose-This study aims to analyse the deep resource mining that causes high in situ stress, and the disturbance of tunnelling and mining which may induce large stress concentration, plastic deformation and rock strata compression deformation. The depth of deep resources, excavation rate and multilayered heterogeneity are critical factors of excava...
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Error estimation algorithm of stress solutions based on Gaussian process regression and deep learning
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Multi-well hydrofracturing is an important technology for forming complex fracture networks and increasing reservoir permeability. The distribution and design of horizontal wells affect fracture propagation; however, it is still unclear how the spacing between adjacent wells leads to fracture propagation, deflection and connection. In this study, t...
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Quantitative characterization of propagation behaviors and morphology of hydraulic fractures is crucial for controlling and optimizing hydrofracturing effects. To study the disturbance deflection behaviors of multiple hydraulic fractures, a three-dimensional field-scale numerical model for multistage fracturing is established to study the shear str...
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Dear Colleagues, The process of energy exploitation is a complex dynamic process, which involves the evolution of dynamic behaviors. The modelling and simulation of dynamic behaviors in the exploitation process have become important technical means to control and optimize energy development. The goal of this Research Topic is to review the novel t...
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Purpose This study presents a novel hp-version adaptive finite element method (FEM) to investigate the high-precision eigensolutions of the free vibration of moderately thick circular cylindrical shells, involving the issues of variable geometrical factors, such as the thickness, circumferential wave number, radius and length. Design/methodology/a...
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Human blastocysts are comprised of the first three cell lineages of the embryo: trophectoderm, epiblast and primitive endoderm, all of which are essential for early development and organ formation. However, due to ethical concerns and restricted access to human blastocysts, a comprehensive understanding of early human embryogenesis is still lacking...
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A local FE mesh refinement method for modal disturbance analysis of cylindrical shells with multiple circumferential cracks
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Purpose Simultaneous hydrofracturing of multiple perforation clusters in vertical wells has been applied in the stimulation of hydrocarbon resources reservoirs. This technology is significantly impeded due to the challenges in its application to the multilayered reservoirs that comprise multiple interlayers. One of the challenges is the accurate un...
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Optimization of complex fracture networks improves the fracturing effects and enhances production in multistage hydrofracturing technology. To understand the controlling mechanisms of multistage hydrofracturing in unconventional tight reservoirs, some governing issues, such as hydro-mechanical coupling, stress shadow effects, propagation interactio...
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In this paper, we introduce the entropy weight method (EWM) to establish a comprehensive evaluation model able to quantify the brittleness of reservoir rocks. Based on the evaluation model and using the adaptive finite element-discrete element (FE-DE) method, a 3D model is established to simulate and compare the propagation behavior of hydraulic fr...
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This chapter summarizes the main conclusions and outlooks of this book.
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In this chapter, the adaptive finite element algorithm for damage detection in non-uniform Euler-Bernoulli beams with multiple cracks, using natural frequencies, is introduced.
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In this chapter, adaptive finite element-discrete element analysis of multistage supercritical CO2 fracturing and microseismic modelling, considering thermal-hydro-mechanical coupling, is introduced.
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In this chapter, finite element analysis of continuum damage evolution and wellbore stability of transversely isotropic rocks, considering hydro-mechanical coupling, are introduced.
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In this chapter, adaptive finite element-discrete element analysis of multistage hydrofracturing in naturally fractured reservoirs, considering hydro-mechanical coupling, is introduced.
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In this chapter, finite element analysis of continuum damage evolution and inclined wellbore stability of transversely isotropic rocks, considering hydro-mechanical-chemical coupling, are introduced.
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In this chapter, the adaptive finite element-discrete element-finite volume algorithm for three-dimensional multiscale propagation of the hydraulic fracture network, considering hydro-mechanical coupling, is introduced.
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In this chapter, the finite element algorithm for continuum damage evolution of rocks, considering hydro-mechanical coupling, is introduced.
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This book mainly focuses on the adaptive analysis of damage and fracture in rock, taking into account multiphysical fields coupling (thermal, hydro, mechanical, and chemical fields). This type of coupling is a crucial aspect in practical engineering for e.g. coal mining, oil and gas exploration, and civil engineering. However, understanding the inf...
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In this paper, the scheme for the cross-section damage defects in circularly curved beam is established to simulate the depth, location and number of the cracks. The h-version adaptive finite element method of variable cross-section Timoshenko beam is introduced to solve the free vibration of circularly curved beam with cracks damage. Using the pro...
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Purpose Optimized three-dimensional (3D) fracture networks are crucial for multistage hydrofracturing. To better understand the mechanisms controlling potential disasters as well as to predict them in 3D multistage hydrofracturing, some governing factors, such as fluid injection-induced stratal movement, compression between multiple hydraulic fract...
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Bilinear cohesive zone model-based fluid-driven tensile and shear propagation of three-dimensional fractures
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Multi-thread parallel method for multiscale dynamic propagation of three-dimensional hydraulic fracture network
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A R T I C L E I N F O Keywords: Stress shadow effects Three-dimensional hydraulic fractures Multiple vertical wells Fracturing schemes Microseismic events Adaptive finite element-discrete element method A B S T R A C T Optimizing hydrofracturing schemes for multiple vertical wells is crucial for developing complex fracture networks that facilitates...
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Journal of Vibration and Shock http://jvs.sjtu.edu.cn/CN/Y2021/V40/I18/112 A superconvergent patch recovery method was presented for superconvergent solutions of the vibration mode of each order in the finite element (FE) post-processing stage of moderately thick circular cylindrical shells, and the adaptive mesh refinement analysis for free vibr...
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Purpose This study aims to overcome the involved challenging issues and provide high-precision eigensolutions. General eigenproblems in the system of ordinary differential equations (ODEs) serve as mathematical models for vector Sturm-Liouville (SL) and free vibration problems. High-precision eigenvalue and eigenfunction solutions are crucial bases...
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The multistage fracturing of multiple perforation clusters of horizontal well in deep tight rock reservoir involves the thermal diffusion, fluid flow and deformation of rock between the rock matrix and fluid in pores and fractures. The thermal-hydro-mechanical coupling effect is considered comprehensively in this study to study the stress shadow ef...
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The scheme for the cross-section damage defects characterizing the micro-cracks and the h-version adaptive method based on the superconvergent patch recovery solutions of finite element method (FEM) for free vibration of curved Timoshenko beams are introduced. The refined numerical model and adaptive algorithm of FEM for free vibration of circularl...
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The propagation disturbance behaviors of three-dimensional (3D) hydraulic fracture network during hydrofracturing of horizontal wells in tight rock is investigated. The interaction of stress variation between spatial fractures and the unstable propagation of parallel fractures are analyzed. In order to obtain high-precision solutions and accurately...
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This paper presents a superconvergent patch recovery method for the superconvergent solutions of modes in the finite element (FE) post-processing stage of non-uniform and variable curvature curved beams. An adaptive method for the in-plane and out-of-plane free vibration of curved beams with variable cross-section is also proposed. In the post-proc...
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In this paper, the scheme for the cross-section damage defects in circularly curved beam is established to simulate the magnitude (depth), location and number of the cracks. The h-version adaptive finite element method for non-uniform Euler-Bernoulli beam is introduced to solve the elastic buckling of circularly curved beam with cracks. Using the p...
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Finite Element-Discrete Element-Finite Volume Algorithm for Three-Dimensional Propagation of Hydraulic Fracture Network
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Understanding and quantitatively characterizing the hidden distribution and evolution of the whole-field stress in fractured coal is crucial for accurately predicting crack propagation and connection that affect the transport capability of coalbed methane in reservoirs during fracture stimulation. However, it is challenging to directly reveal and q...
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In digital rock physics, the intrinsic permeability of a porous rock sample can be evaluated from its micro-computed tomography (\(\upmu\)-CT) image through lattice Boltzmann method (LBM) simulation. The LBM permeability evaluation has been increasingly adopted by the oil and gas industries, especially when the access to core samples is limited. In...
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针对矿山工程力学专业本科生计算力学双语课程开展案例式教学实践,对有限元方法程序设计环节进行课程建设和思考。文中介绍一维、二维、三维有限元单元的线性静力分析算例研究进展,研讨网格划分、边界条件、参数敏感性、解答精度等问题。静力分析算例研究和实践是探索性、系统化计算力学双语课程案例教学的基础,综合提高学习者的算法基础理论和程序实施能力。
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Adaptive finite element-discrete element method A B S T R A C T Tight multilayered hydrocarbon reservoirs are typical in unconventional oil and gas extraction, in which widespread bedded interfaces have crucial effects on hydraulic fracturing propagation behavior. However, because of the complex natural properties of bedded interfaces in natural la...
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Aiming at the teaching reform of course“Computational Mechanics”for undergraduates majoring in mine engineering mechanics,the course construction are carried out using Chinese-English bilingual in the whole course of classroom teaching,after-class interaction,inclass test,program design,and bilingual test and so on.Combined with the characteristics...
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Keywords: Continuum-based discrete element method;Multilayered rock strata; Mining-induced stress evolution; Caving zone; Fracture zone; Layer separation A B S T R A C T In this study, the continuum-based discrete element method (CDEM) was adopted to simulate the evolution of mining-induced stress and fracturing during roadway tunnelling and mining...
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The continuum-based discrete element method was applied to probe 3D hydrofracturing behaviours. The interaction between hydrofracturing cracks and pre-existing fractures was modelled. Glutenite, a typical heterogeneous rock, was numerically reconstructed using physical parameter tests, computed tomography and imaging processing methods. The effect...
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Compared with conventional water-based fracturing, the supercritical CO2 (SC-CO2) fracturing technology can potentially improve the fracturing effect and gas production in unconventional tight reservoirs. To comprehend the key mechanical mechanism of this technology, some governing issues, such as the heat transfer between the injected SC-CO2 and r...
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The adaptive algorithm of finite element (FE)-discrete element (DE) for fluidic-mechanical-fracture coupling analysis was introduced in this study. The novel computational software ELFEN based on this method was introduced and applied in a three-dimensional mechanism analysis of a staged stimulated reservoir volume of shale. The superconvergent pat...
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The heterogeneity of tight reservoirs significantly influences hydrofracturing behaviours, such as crack morphology, type, initiation, propagation, and distribution. The accurate characterisation of the influencing mechanisms has become a pivotal issue in enhancing the fracturing stimulation of tight reservoirs, as well as in the prediction of tigh...
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Hydrofracturing technology has been widely used to stimulate the tight hydrocarbon reservoirs that usually comprise heterogeneous glutenites. Hydromechanical coupling and leak-off are essential characteristics of this process and need to be properly addressed in numerical simulation, which plays an important role in quantitatively evaluating the ef...
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Hydrofracturing technology of perforated horizontal well has been widely used to stimulate the tight hydrocarbon reservoirs for gas production. To predict the hydraulic fracture propagation, the microseismicity can be used to infer hydraulic fractures state; by the effective numerical methods, microseismic events can be addressed from changes of th...
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Multistage fracturing is widely used to improve gas production in tight hydrocarbon reservoirs. As a sequential process that interacts with pre-existing fractures, multistage fracturing must be properly addressed in numerical simulations, which are important in evaluating and optimising fracturing technology. The challenges of accurately representi...
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Purpose In this study, an adaptive finite element method (FEM) is developed for structural eigenproblems of cracked Euler–Bernoulli beams via the superconvergent patch recovery displacement technique. This research comprises the numerical algorithm and experimental results for free vibration problems (forward eigenproblems) and damage detection pr...
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Purpose A numerically adaptive finite element (FE) method is presented for accurate, efficient and reliable eigensolutions of regular second and fourth order Sturm-Liouville (SL) problems with variable coefficients. Methodology After the conventional FE solution for an eigenpair (i.e. eigenvalue and eigenfunction) of a particular order has been ob...
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Based on hydration and continuum damage characteristics of laminated rock, the finite element method (FEM) with mechanical-chemical-damage coupling is established in this paper, which can be used to analyze the stresses on wellbore and damage evolution for rock reservoirs. The transversely isotropic Biot constitutive is developed, in which Weibull...
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The problem of predicting the geometric structure of induced fractures is highly complex and significant in the fracturing stimulation of rock reservoirs. In the traditional continuous fracturing models, the mechanical properties of reservoir rock are input as macroscopic quantities. These models neglect the microcracks and discontinuous characteri...
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The finite element analysis (FEA) technology by hydraulic-mechanical-chemical-damage (HMCD) coupling is proposed in this paper for inclined wellbore stability analysis of water-sensitive and laminated rock, developed basing on the recently established FEA technology for transversely isotropic rock with hydraulic-mechanical-damage (HMD) coupling. Th...