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  • ...ons and materials; determine the relevant physical/mechanical and chemical properties of these materials; evaluate stability of natural slopes and man-made [[soi ...properties on and below an area of interest to determine their engineering properties including how they will interact with, on or in a proposed construction. Si
    3 KB (428 words) - 15:06, 21 May 2017
  • ...s through which they traveled. But the sources in common use, explosive or mechanical, were poor generators of shear waves and seismograms record only with verti ...ows the burgeoning impact of the availability of shear-wave data. Physical properties of formations, inaccessible without such data, including Poisson's ratio an
    5 KB (726 words) - 09:45, 18 October 2016
  • ...any topics and was a pioneer in laboratory measurements of fluids and rock properties. On a personal level, it is an even greater loss, as Mike brought a persona ...award winner from the SEG, and one of the fathers of the Batzle-Wang fluid properties equation. This was a man who dressed for the lab, so much so that while at
    6 KB (913 words) - 12:30, 17 October 2016
  • physics, mathematics, and mechanical engineering from Ohio State University and devices, transport properties of fluids in
    2 KB (232 words) - 11:06, 18 October 2016
  • ...variety of laboratory and field-based projects, all with a rock physics or rock mechanics theme. To do this we maintain capabilities for high-pressure labo ...versity of Calgary, Department of Geology and Geophysics and Department of Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering====
    30 KB (4,115 words) - 09:56, 12 May 2014
  • ...table geiger counter, which did respond well to the gamma rays coming from rock samples Cook had gathered from the Mauch Chunk camotite outcrop. One could ...cuits (high-voltage source and amplifiers, all battery-powered, a borrowed mechanical pulse counter, and 400 ft of lightweight, high-voltage twin cable on a
    57 KB (8,401 words) - 09:21, 9 April 2015
  • ...(10 to 75 kilometers), and has a high abundance of the less dense igneous rock granite. The oldest rocks on our planet are part of the continental crust ...Fahrenheit, 500 to 900 degrees Celsius) and dense and moves as semi-solid rock. The mantle is 1,802 miles (2,900 km) thick and is composed of silicate mi
    9 KB (1,314 words) - 21:14, 21 August 2019
  • ...ic study of chemistry, crystal structure, and physical (including optical) properties of minerals and mineralized artifacts. Specific studies within mineralogy i ...n the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries) and to the microscopic study of rock sections with the invention of the microscope in the 17th century. <ref nam
    16 KB (2,291 words) - 09:54, 2 December 2020
  • ...re shear-wave velocity which can then be used to determine rock mechanical properties. The information acoustic logging provides can be especially useful when c ...sitive to specific frequencies, they can be used to image thin slices of a rock formation.
    9 KB (1,376 words) - 13:09, 4 January 2018
  • When traveling through subsurface, an elastic wave's mechanical energy is converted to heat energy due to friction and changes in viscosity ...uation factor. It is assumed that Q is linked to the physical state of the rock. Q is as ratio of stored energy to dispersed energy. It measures a relative
    13 KB (1,896 words) - 17:44, 14 April 2018
  • ...vior Simulation.png|thumb|1400px|"A reservoir model contains the permeable rock formation. The color specifies the oil saturation (more red, more oil)."<re ...tive net withdrawal. The tank model takes the average values for the whole properties of the reservoir by assuming that there is no oil entering the reservoir. H
    11 KB (1,519 words) - 06:50, 17 May 2021
  • ...(10 to 75 kilometers), and has a high abundance of the less dense igneous rock granite. The oldest rocks on our planet are part of the continental crust ...Fahrenheit, 500 to 900 degrees Celsius) and dense and moves as semi-solid rock. The mantle is 1,802 miles (2,900 km) thick and is composed of silicate mi
    9 KB (1,320 words) - 22:23, 23 October 2019
  • ...(10 to 75 kilometers), and has a high abundance of the less dense igneous rock granite. The oldest rocks on our planet are part of the continental crust ...Fahrenheit, 500 to 900 degrees Celsius) and dense and moves as semi-solid rock. The mantle is 1,802 miles (2,900 km) thick and is composed of silicate mi
    8 KB (1,250 words) - 23:14, 21 August 2019
  • ...":0" />) and demonstrates how waves travel through different interfaces or rock layers in the subsurface. ...veral situations. Some degree of absorption will affect waves, turning the mechanical energy into heat. Waves can also be attenuated by coming in contact with fr
    8 KB (1,249 words) - 19:12, 4 December 2019
  • ...reservoir quality, sequence stratigraphy, geochemistry, geomechanical rock properties and integrated depositional and diagenetic evaluation of the tight sandston ...nd the main causes for these issues were dominantly geological rather than mechanical or operational. However, companies, such as BP, have developed method calle
    21 KB (3,126 words) - 18:26, 4 December 2019
  • ...rocesses must occur in the proper order for the organic matter in a source rock to be converted into petroleum and then to be stored and preserved. If a si ...nstant facies in a bulk continuum approximation. The upscaling of physical properties from core to grid size may be applied <ref name=":1">Hantschel, T., and Kau
    15 KB (2,112 words) - 14:13, 15 May 2020
  • ...can go (A_s) and the energy of the wave (E_w) corresponds to the amount of mechanical energy the massive bob has (E_s). Since the energy of the wave (E_w) corresponds to mechanical energy the pendulum has (E_s) and the point of maximum amplitude (A_w) corr
    5 KB (777 words) - 20:41, 14 October 2019
  • The total mechanical energy of the wave is the sum of its kinetic energy and potential energy<su ...o both the square of the amplitude and the square of the frequency. If two mechanical waves have equal amplitudes, but one wave has a frequency equal to twice th
    10 KB (1,656 words) - 21:19, 15 December 2021
  • ...ffers shear wave recording which assists in providing measurement for rock properties, lithology and fluid identification, fracture detection and orientation, an
    2 KB (261 words) - 10:34, 1 November 2019
  • ...oduction is hampered by formation damage, when drilling into the reservoir rock lessens permeability. ...and the wellbore. Well fracturing actually breaks or splits the reservoir rock open to encourage hydrocarbons to flow from the rocks into the well.
    4 KB (648 words) - 10:36, 25 April 2020

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