Time-development of saturation in rock specimens

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dc.contributor Aalto-yliopisto fi
dc.contributor Aalto University en
dc.contributor.advisor Kiuru, Risto
dc.contributor.author Nieman, Pieter
dc.date.accessioned 2018-11-13T13:35:04Z
dc.date.available 2018-11-13T13:35:04Z
dc.date.issued 2018-10-29
dc.identifier.uri https://aaltodoc.aalto.fi/handle/123456789/34714
dc.description.abstract Based on density and effective porosity measurements, a comparison between two saturation processes was made. One method was to saturate the rock specimens by immersion in water, the other was the ISRM suggested method for porosity and density determination using saturation and buoyancy techniques. Using the results from both measurements, it was found that the ISRM suggested method is not suitable for the determination of the effective porosity of the used specimens. The ISRM suggested method could only reach saturation levels up to 60 %. The method could be used for the determination of the density, however this is not advised. Using the ISRM suggested method to saturate rock specimens with water, might influence results for further mechanical properties tests. en
dc.format.extent 66+68
dc.language.iso en en
dc.title Time-development of saturation in rock specimens en
dc.type G2 Pro gradu, diplomityö fi
dc.contributor.school Insinööritieteiden korkeakoulu fi
dc.subject.keyword saturation en
dc.subject.keyword permeability en
dc.subject.keyword porosity en
dc.subject.keyword density en
dc.identifier.urn URN:NBN:fi:aalto-201811135751
dc.programme.major Mining Engineering fi
dc.programme.mcode ENG211 fi
dc.type.ontasot Master's thesis en
dc.type.ontasot Diplomityö fi
dc.contributor.supervisor Rinne, Mikael
dc.programme European Mining, Minerals and Environmental Programme (EMMEP) fi
local.aalto.electroniconly yes
local.aalto.openaccess no


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