Thermal effect on wave velocity of sandstone after high-temperature treatment: a review

  • Jianjun HuEmail author
  • Xiaohua PanEmail author
  • Weiqiang Zhang
Review Paper


Variations in wave velocity and porosity of sandstone after high-temperature treatment are investigated. The results for normalized wave velocity and porosity show that 400 °C is the critical threshold temperature of sandstone. Below 200 °C, porosity increases slowly as the treatment temperature increases, while wave velocity gradually decreases. When the temperature is higher than 400 °C, porosity quickly increases, and wave velocity sharply decreases. The “room temperature–200 °C” and “200–400 °C” temperature ranges correspond to the undamaged state and the microdamage state, respectively.


Temperature Sandstone Porosity Wave velocity 


Funding information

This research was financially supported by the National Natural Science Foundation of China (Grant No. 41672279, 41807233 and 51804203). And the Natural Science Foundation of Jiangsu Province (Grant No. BK20180662).


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.College of Water Resource and HydropowerSichuan UniversityChengduChina
  2. 2.Institute of Deep Earth Sciences and Green EnergyShenzhen UniversityShenzhenChina
  3. 3.School of Earth Sciences and EngineeringNanjing UniversityNanjingChina
  4. 4.School of Resources and GeosciencesChina University of Mining and TechnologyXuzhouChina

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