GPGN 509 - Fall Semester

Physical and Chemical Properties and Processes in Rocks, Soils and Fluids

  • Past Courses: 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000

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    Fall 2000 Schedule
     

  • Aug 22 Introduction to Petrophysics: Properties vs Processes
  • Aug 23 Definitions, Systems of Units, Fields & Particles
  • Aug 25 Superstrings, Quarks to Rocks, and Environment
  • Weeks of:
  • Aug 28 Chemistry/Mineralogy/Texture, Water & Fluids
  • Sep 4 Scale, Heterogeneity & Anisotropy
  • Sep 11 Diffusion & Thermal
  • Sep 18 Magnetic
  • Sep 25 Porosity/Density
  • Oct 2 & 11 Electrical (Oct 9 no class)
  • Oct 16 Fluid Flow/Capillarity/Wettability/NMR
  • Oct 23 Mechanical
  • Oct 30 No Class (field trip)
  • Nov 6 & 13 Mechanical & Elastic
  • Nov 20 Coupled Processes
  • Nov 27 Nuclear, IR Spectroscopic/Mixing/Modeling
  • Dec 4 Oral Project Reports

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  • Grading:
  • 25% class participation & homework
  • 25% oral project reports
  • 50% written project reports