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Table 1 Summary of the experiments

From: Fault weakening caused by smectite swelling

TestSampleSolutionWeight (g)\(\rho_{\text{r}}\) (g/cm3)aPorosity (%)Temperature (°C)Fluid pressure (MPa)Total pressure (MPa)bSwelling pressure (MPa)bTime to maximum pressure (h)
0017R-1WDW0.3001.9847.5Ambient0.21.251.0510.84
0117R-1WDW0.3002.0842.0Ambient0.23.303.1024.78
0217R-1WDW0.3002.1936.0Ambient0.27.977.7717.46
0317R-1WDW0.3002.1438.7200.26.035.8321.31
0412R-2WDW0.3002.0137.7250.23.433.237.29
0512R-2WDW0.2841.9640.926.5–21.60.21.661.461.57
0612R-2WDW0.3001.9044.7250.21.311.110.03
0717R-1WBrine0.3002.1538.0250.27.116.917.72
0817R-1WBrine0.3002.0344.6250.21.851.656.47
  1. DW distilled water
  2. aWater-saturated sample density
  3. bValues represent the maximum pressures