Mechanical Core Damage Investigation and Mitigation

  • Rahman AshenaEmail author
  • Gerhard Thonhauser


To ensure reliable core analysis results, in addition to the invasion-related core damage (discussed in Chap.  7), the least possible mechanical damage should occur to the core. Mechanical core damage is defined as a permanent change in rock properties which is not reversible by restoring the rock back to in situ conditions.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Petroleum EngineeringMontanuniversität LeobenLeobenAustria

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