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Physical properties of rocks : fundamentals and principles of petrophysics

Author: Jürgen H Schön; Klaus Helbig; Sven Treitel
Publisher: Amsterdam Elsevier 2004
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1. paperback edView all editions and formats
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Presents the physical properties of rocks based on the results of their theoretical and experimental investigation. The text includes coverage of problems of applied geophysics with respect to  Read more...

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Jürgen H Schön; Klaus Helbig; Sven Treitel
ISBN: 0080410081 9780080410081 008044346X 9780080443461
OCLC Number: 255279453
Notes: Literaturverz. S. 531 - 575
Description: XVI, 583 Seiten Illustrationen, Diagramme
Contents: Part 1 Rock physics as an integrated and integrating component of geosciences: introduction; rocks of the earth - their composition and classification; results of experimental investigations - an overview; models as a basis for rock physics theories - an overview. Part 2 Pore space properties - porosity, specific internal surface, and permeability: introduction; porosity; specific internal surface; permeability. Part 3 Density of rocks: definition and units; density of rock constituents; density of rocks. Part 4 Magnetic properties of rocks: physical basis and units; magnetic properties of rock constituents; magnetic properties of rocks. Part 5 Natural radioactivity of rocks: physical basis; abundance of uranium, thorium, and potassium in minerals; the abundance of uranium, thorium and potassium in rocks - the natural radioactivity of rocks; radioactive heat generation. Part 6 Elastic properties of rocks: physical basis and units; elastic properties of the rock-forming minerals and the fluid rock constituents; the velocity of elatic waves in rocks - results of experimental investigations; theories. Part 7 Seismic wave attenuation: definitions and units; anelastic properties of the fluid and gaseous rock constituents; the attentuation of seismic waves in rocks - results mechanisms and theories. Part 8 Thermal properties of rocks: physical basis and units; thermal properties of minerals and pore contents; thermal properties of rocks; theories and models. Part 9 Electrical properties of rocks: physical basis and units; electrical properties of minerals and pore contents; electrical properties of rocks. Part 10 Some relationships between various physical properties of rocks: overview; relationships between the properties determined by geophysical methods; relationships between properties determined by geophysical methods and geotechnical properties.
Responsibility: by J.H. Schön

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