GPGN 298/210 - Spring Semester

Materials of the Earth

  • Past Courses: 1998, 1999, 2000

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    Tentative Schedule Spring 2000
    Jan 5 Introduction to Petrophysics: Properties vs Processes
    Jan 7 Definitions, Quarks to Elements
    Jan 10 Elements, Rocks, Soils, Fluids and Environment
    Jan 12/14 Chemistry/Mineralogy/Texture
    Weeks of:
    Jan 17 Scale, Heterogeneity & Anisotropy
    Jan 24 Diffusion & Thermal
    Jan 31 Magnetic
    Feb 7 Porosity/Density
    Feb 14 & 21 Electrical
    Feb 28 Fluid Flow/Capillarity/Wettability/NMR
    Mar 6 Mechanical
    Mar 13 Spring Break
    Mar 20 & 27 Elastic
    Apr 3 Coupled Processes
    Apr 10 Nuclear, IR Spectroscopic
    Apr 17 Mixing Theory
    Apr 24 Petrophysical Modeling & Review
    Grading:
     25% class participation & homework
     25% lab notebooks
     50% exams