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Thermal properties of rocks

Thermal properties of rocks

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Published by U.S. Dept. of the Interior, Geological Survey, [Books and Open-file Reports Section, distributor] in [Denver, Colo.?] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Rocks -- Thermal properties

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (leaves 100-106)

    Statementby Eugene C. Robertson
    SeriesOpen-file report -- 88-441, U.S. Geological Survey open-file report -- 88-441
    ContributionsGeological Survey (U.S.)
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination2 microfiches
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL13611964M

      This edited and abridged version of the CRC Handbook of Physical Properties of Rocks, published in three volumes in - , will serve as an easy-to-use source of current and useful reference information. The mica group of sheet silicate (phyllosilicate) minerals includes several closely related materials having nearly perfect basal are monoclinic, with a tendency towards pseudohexagonal crystals, and are similar in chemical nearly perfect cleavage, which is the most prominent characteristic of mica, is explained by the hexagonal sheet-like arrangement of its atoms.

    @article{osti_, title = {Thermal properties of soils}, author = {Farouki, O.T.}, abstractNote = {Soil thermal properties are of importance in many engineering projects and other situations where heat transfer takes place in the soil. For example, they are of importance in the design of roads, airfields, pipelines or buildings in cold regions as well as underground power cables, hot.   Our results show that the values of thermal conductivity of rocks generally range from to W/mK with a mean of W/mK. Thermal conductivity differs considerably between lithological types: the value of a coal sample is found to be the lowest as being only W/mK, while the values for salt rock samples are the highest.

    ELECTRICAL RESISTIVITY (1) Electrolytic conductors.—The electrical conductivity of rocks and soils in place is generally due almost entirely to the moisture some exceptions, the solid minerals which constitute the rock or soil are good insulators. Thus, the conductivity is not an essential property of the rock or rock type; it depends not only upon the capacity of the rock to. THERMAL PROPERTIES OF INTACT ROCK Thermal expansion Most engineering materials when unrestrained expand when heated and contract when cooled. The strain associated with a 1 degree temperature change is called the coefficient of thermal expansion". This coefficient has the dimension of 1/°K, 1/°C or 1/°F.


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The effects of thermal reactions in rocks, differential thermal expansion, and thermal alterations are discussed in separate chapters. The effects of temperature on rock properties, as distinct from the irreversible effects of heating, are reviewed.

Lastly the book deals with wellbore applications of thermal and high-temperature behavior of Book Edition: 1. Rock - Rock - Thermal properties: Heat flow (or flux), q, in the Earth’s crust or in rock as a building material, is the product of the temperature gradient (change in temperature per unit distance) and Thermal properties of rocks book material’s thermal conductivity (k, the heat flow across a surface per unit area per unit time when a temperature difference exists in unit length perpendicular to the surface).

All the important thermal properties of rocks can be estimated from the graphs and tables in this report. Most of the useful published data are summarized herein to provide fairly accurate evaluations of thermal coefficients and parameters of rocks for many engineering and scientific by:   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 this purpose a companion web site contains a selection of model based equations in excel worksheets for practical application Cited by: In book: Geophysics - Physical Properties of Rocks, Chapter: Landolt-Bornstein Numerical Data and Functional Relationships in Science and Technology, New Series, Group V, Geophysics and Space.

Thermal properties and temperature-related behavior of rock/fluid systems. Edited by W.H. Somerton. Vol Pages ii-vi, (). Thermal conductivity values for dry rock samples vary between and W m −1 K −1, thermal diffusivity values range between and × 10 −6 m 2 s −1 and specific heat capacity values range from to J K −1 kg −1.

Results also show that thermal conductivity and thermal diffusivity under moisture conditions increase for. Book Descriptions: This book brings together for the first time the results of research on the thermal properties and temperature-related behavior of rocks with their contained fluids, under subsurface environmental conditions.

These data are of increasing importance with increased application of underground processes involving high temperature and, in some cases, low temperature environments.

Rock - Rock - Physical properties: Physical properties of rocks are of interest and utility in many fields of work, including geology, petrophysics, geophysics, materials science, geochemistry, and geotechnical engineering. The scale of investigation ranges from the molecular and crystalline up to terrestrial studies of the Earth and other planetary bodies.

C thermal properties (thermal expansion, conductivity), and C in situ stresses. This second set of lecture notes focuses on physical properties such as weathering potential, slaking potential, swelling potential, hardness, abrasiveness, and other properties such as porosity, density, water content, etc.

Most of those properties are intact rock. Although there is an analogy between electrical and thermal conductivities, rock electrical parameters are mostly related to the pore system, whereas thermophysical properties mostly affected by the solid part. It seems that using the mentioned analogy and simultaneous consideration of the electrical and thermophysical properties lead to a better description of the rocks.

Thermal Properties of Soils Volume 11 of Series on rock and soil mechanics, ISSN Author: Omar Farouki: Contributor: Cold Regions Research and Engineering Laboratory (U.S.) Edition: reprint: Publisher: Trans Tech, Original from: the University of California: Digitized: 26 Aug ISBN:Length: Engineering Properties of Rocks, Second Edition, explores the use of typical values and/or empirical correlations of similar rocks to determine the specific parameters needed.

The book is based on the author's extensive experience and offers a single source of information for the evaluation of rock properties. The rock thermal properties depend in complex ways on the composition and distribution of minerals in the rock matrix and fluids in its pore space, the measured values in laboratory conditions may.

Physical properties are a "key" for combined interpretation techniques. The study of rock physics provides an interdisciplinary treatment of physical properties, whether related to geophysical, geotechnical, hydrological or geological methodology. The book is a comprehensive and concise systematic presentation of the physical properties of rocks.

This book brings together for the first time the results of research on the thermal properties and temperature-related behavior of rocks with their contained fluids, under subsurface environmental conditions. These data are of increasing importance with increased application of underground processes involving high temperature and, in some cases.

Geomechanical properties of rocks change considerably when subjected to thermal loading. In some cases, the damage induced by thermal loading is advantageous for geotechnical activities such as geothermal reservoir and hydraulic fracturing, and it is non-beneficial for other activities including stability of underground spaces and rock slopes; therefore, this paper deals with parameters such.

About this book Published by the American Geophysical Union as part of the AGU Reference Shelf Series, Volume 3. The purpose of this Handbook is to provide, in highly accessible form, selected critical data for professional and student solid Earth and planetary geophysicists.

The soil and rock data collated in this study provides new knowledge of the thermal properties of soils and rocks from the Melbourne region. This knowledge provides an invaluable resource for the estimation of thermal conductivity for the design of thermally active ground structures built in Melbourne.

Properties such as dry density, moisture. Print book: National government publication: EnglishView all editions and formats: Rating: (not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects: Rocks -- Electric properties. Rocks -- Thermal properties. More like this: Similar Items. An introduction to rocks and minerals with detailed photos, description and identification information. Sponsored by the National Audubon Society, the National Wildlife Federation, and the Roger Tory Peterson Institute.

This book is a 4 1/2" x 7 1/4" paperback with pages. More information, table of .response and the response inherent in the interfacial properties of the sample is a particularly difficult problem in experiment design and data analysis.

Though V I nonlinearity in rocks is a well known and accepted phenomenon, it has not been subjected to any great scrutiny. Scott and .In new types of compressed air energy storage systems, a combination of rocks and stainless-steel tubes with an encapsulated metal alloy are used for thermal energy storage.

Calculation of the storage capacity requires knowledge of the thermodynamic properties of the materials used, for example the specific heat capacity, transition enthalpies.