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Based on the high temperature and confining pressure conditions at different depths, triaxial high temperature mechanical tests were carried out on Longmaxi shale with horizontal and vertical bedding, respectively. The results show that shale's peak strength and deformation capacity increase with burial depth. The failure mode of shale is a typical brittle failure, and the brittle index can quantitatively describe the brittle mechanical behavior of shale. Because shale has an apparent thin bedding structure, shale with different bedding directions shows pro­nounced anisotropy in mechanical parameters and deformation characteristics. The burial depth and bedding direction significantly impact the energy evolution law of Longmaxi shale during the mechanical process.
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THERMAL SCIENCE YEAR 2023, VOLUME 27, ISSUE Issue 5, PAGES [3817 - 3822]
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