Accession Number : ADA116558

Title :   Test of a New Model of Fractured Rock.

Descriptive Note : Final technical rept. 1 May 81-30 Apr 82,

Corporate Author : MASSACHUSETTS INST OF TECH CAMBRIDGE DEPT OF EARTH AND PLANETARY SCIENCES

Personal Author(s) : Walsh,J B ; Brace,W F

PDF Url : ADA116558

Report Date : 30 May 1982

Pagination or Media Count : 10

Abstract : The purpose of this program was to study theoretically and experimentally how fluid permeability and electrical resistivity are related to porosity. Also, we proposed to study how these properties change with fluid pressure and confining pressure for the purpose of establishing a law of effective stress for these processes. (Author)

Descriptors :   *Rock, *Fluids, *Stresses, *Porosity, *Permeability, Electrical resistance, Pressure, Models, Fracture(Mechanics), Experimental data, Crystals, Mercury

Subject Categories : Geology, Geochemistry and Mineralogy
      Fluid Mechanics

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE