Petrophysics Laboratory

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The Petrophysics Laboratory in Leoben possesses excellent equipment for measuring the most important petrophysical parameters. The equipment is used for teaching and research as well as contract work.

 

Contact: Dr. Nina Gegenhuber
E-Mail: Nina.Gegenhuber(at)unileoben.ac.at
Tel.: ++43 (0) 3842 402 2609


Equipment

  1. Ultrasonic wave velocities  (v p, v s)

    • Probes for compressional waves in various sizes
    • Probes for shear waves

  2. Gamma ray spectrometer
    Gammaspectrometer: Gs-256, (Geofyzika Brno)

  3. Gas permeability
    Gaspermeameter: GasPermProduction( VinciTechnologies)

  4. Grain density and grain volume
    Gaspyknometer ( Quantachrome Instruments)

  5. Electrical Resistivity ( LGM)
    low frequency and frequency dependent measurements

  6. Thermal conducticity ( TeKa, Berlin)

  7. Heat capacity
    Kalorimeter

  8. Sample preparation

    • Saw for large samples
    • Saw for preparation of cylindrical samples
    • Core drill


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