acoustic logging

acoustic logging

[ə′küs·tik ′läg·iŋ]
(petroleum engineering)
A porosity measurement technique for drill holes; depth is compared to the travel time of a sonic impulse through a given portion of the formation—a rate dependent upon rock composition and fluids in the formation.
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