Physical Properties of Rocks: A Workbook

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Elsevier, Aug 16, 2011 - Science - 494 pages

Physical Properties of Rocks: A Workbook is a symbiosis of a brief description of physical fundamentals of rock properties (based on typical experimental results and relevant theories and models) with a guide for practical use of different theoretical concepts. For this purpose a companion web site contains a selection of model based equations in excel worksheets for practical application and training by the user to work with his own data (or to ''play" in order to demonstrate the effects of various input information and to demonstrate the effects of various input information in petrophysical work.

In two special chapters the problem of relationships between petrophysical parameters based on various model concepts is presented as a foundation for combined interpretation. This part also contains the author's 'structured model'.

The workbook is a result of the more than 40 years experience of the author in teaching at universities and industrial courses.

  • Presents all practical relevant properties of rock in one volume
  • Experimental and theoretical fundamentals in a systematic framework
  • Special focus on relationships between properties

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Chapter 1 RocksTheir Classification and General Properties
Chapter 2 Pore Space Properties
Chapter 3 Nuclear Magnetic ResonancePetrophysical Properties
Chapter 4 Density
Chapter 5 NuclearRadioactive Properties
Chapter 6 Elastic Properties
Chapter 7 Geomechanical Properties
Chapter 8 Electrical Properties
Chapter 10 Magnetic Properties
Chapter 11 Relationships Between Some Petrophysical Properties
Physical Properties of RockForming Minerals
Some Conversions
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Chapter 9 Thermal Properties

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About the author (2011)

J rgen H. Sch n is a consulting petrophysicist and Honorary Professor at Montanuniversit t Leoben. Sch n was educated at Bergakademie Freiberg (Mining Institute of Freiberg), Germany, where in 1962 he graduated with a Diploma in geophysics; in 1967 he received his Doctor of Natural Science. In his career, Sch n has held a variety of academic positions: at the Bergakademie Freiberg he was Professor and Head of the Geophysics Department (1987-1991). In 1991, he moved to the Institute of Applied Geophysics, Joanneum Research, in Leoben, Austria; where, from 2000 to 2004, he was the science manager of the geophysical institute. In 1993, he was a visiting Professor at the Colorado School of Mines. In 1999 he became Honorary Professor at the Montanuniversit t Leoben. In his academic positions he was also a thesis supervisor for students studying formation evaluation. Since 1999 he has expanded his teaching beyond university and has taught training courses (Petrophysics, Formation Evaluation) for industry.

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