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Dynamic fracture evolution.

    Current Applications of HOSS include:

  • Hydraulic fracturing
  • Hypervelocity impact of meteors
  • Earthquake rupture
  • THM (Thermal-Hydraulic-Mechanical) reservoir processes

    Other potential applications using HOSS include:

  • Dam stability analysis
  • Analysis of reinforcements to historical monuments/buildings
  • Induced seismicity
  • Bone fracture modeling
  • Slope stability (Mining, road infrastructure design)
  • Block caving (Mining)
  • Experimental rock mechanics

Examples of Current Applications

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Generalized Shape Dry Particle Interaction
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Split Hopkinson Pressure Bar
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Fracture Coalescence
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Hypervelocity Bolide Impact
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Flyer Plate Dynamics
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Mixed-mode Failure
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Earthquake Dynamic Rupture
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Sheard Granular Stick-Slip Behavior
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Impact on Unconsolidated Beds
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