Table 1.

A literature review of recent experimental studies at laboratory scale

AuthorExperimental materialBehaviour of flowConfining pressure (MPa)
Ranjith & Darlington (2007)Mated fractureNonlinear (Forchheimer)1–3
Zhang & Nemcik (2013a, b)Mated fracture; non-mated fractureLinear (Darcy); nonlinear (Forchheimer)1–3.5
Chen et al. (2015)Mated fractureNonlinear (Forchheimer); nonlinear (H–M coupling)1–30
Develi & Babadagli (2015)Mated fractureNonlinear (H–M coupling)
Zhou et al. (2016)Mated fractureNonlinear (Forchheimer); nonlinear (H–M coupling)1–30