Borehole Acoustic Waveform Logging

  • Lee M. Etnyre

Abstract

Acoustic properties are one of three general categories of properties that are commonly logged. The other two—electrical and nuclear—are covered in Chapters 5 and 7, respectively. Acoustic properties of rock are generally ascertained from recordings of acoustic or sound waveforms in the borehole. From these waveforms we can measure amplitude, attenuation, travel time, and apparent frequency for several component wave types. Travel time is the most commonly used measurement, but the others are becoming more important in modern well logging.

Keywords

Travel Time Compressional Wave Compaction Factor Receiver Spacing Acoustic Waveform 
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