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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Design of test platform for receiver mandrel of multi-pole array acoustic logging tool.
Study on Test Method for Transmitter Mandrel of Acoustic Logging Tool Based on ARM.
Dynamic parameters were later obtained using acoustic logging data, as well as density, gamma ray, clay index, resistivity, acoustic impedance, and other data.
3), it may be inferred that the difference in the data derived by the VSP, acoustic logging and calculation methods is not great.
From the obtained vertical velocity sections of the crystalline massifs, it may be inferred that the difference in velocity characteristics determined by VSP, acoustic logging and simulated PT-conditions of the massif is slight.
His work uses a variety of techniques - from traditional listening devices to more sophisticated "acoustic logging".

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