By F. Mees, R. Swennen, M. Van Geet, P. Jacobs
X-ray computed tomography (CT) is a method that permits non-destructive imaging and quantification of inner gains of items. It used to be initially constructed as a scientific imaging procedure, however it is now additionally changing into time-honored for the learn of fabrics in engineering and the geosciences. X-ray CT unearths adjustments in density and atomic composition and will for this reason be used for the research of porosity, the relative distribution of contrasting reliable stages and the penetration of injected strategies. As a non-destructive method, it's superb for tracking of methods, resembling the flow of ideas and the behaviour of fabrics lower than compression. simply because huge numbers of parallel two-dimensional cross-sections may be got, three-d representations of chosen good points could be created. during this booklet, numerous purposes of X-ray CT within the geosciences are illustrated through papers overlaying a variety of disciplines, together with petrology, soil technology, petroleum geology, geomechanics and sedimentology. additionally on hand: Mapping damaging Terrain utilizing distant Sensing - particular booklet no 283 - ISBN 1862392293 Geoinformatics: facts to wisdom - GSA USPE397 - ISBN 9780813723976 The Geological Society of LondonFounded in 1807, the Geological Society of London is the oldest geological society on this planet, and one of many biggest publishers within the Earth sciences.The Society publishes a variety of top quality peer-reviewed titles for teachers and pros operating within the geosciences, and enjoys an enviable overseas recognition for the standard of its work.The many parts within which we put up in include:-Petroleum geology-Tectonics, structural geology and geodynamics-Stratigraphy, sedimentology and paleontology-Volcanology, magmatic reviews and geochemistry-Remote sensing-History of geology-Regional geology publications
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In related work, Ambusso et al (1996) and Satik (1998) determined steadystate steam-water relative permeabilities in sandstone. They used a CT scanner to identify portions of the core with uniform saturation profiles that were, thus, appropriate for computation of relative permeability. Siddiqui et al (1996), Akin & Demiral (1997) and Sahni et al (1998) used CT-derived three-phase saturation data to estimate threephase relative permeabilities, whereas Barbu et al (1999) examined three-dimensional phasesaturation patterns in three-phase flow.
Applications of X-ray Computed Tomography in the Geosciences (Geological Society Special Publication No. 215) by F. Mees, R. Swennen, M. Van Geet, P. Jacobs