Physico-Mechanical Properties

  • Yevgeny A. Kozlovsky
Part of the Exploration of the Deep Continental Crust book series (EXPLORATION)


These properties of rocks from the Kola well were measured on core samples only and then used mainly in solving various drilling technology problems. The parameters that had to be determined are as follows: static Young’s modulus E st ; static Poisson ratio v st ; compressive strength G c ; tensile strength G t ; indentation hardness P i ; plasticity K pl ; and abrasivity z.


Anisotropy Sandstone Brittleness Drilling Dolomite 


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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1987

Authors and Affiliations

  • Yevgeny A. Kozlovsky
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  1. 1.Ministry of Geology of the USSRMoscowUSSR

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