Gassmann Theory Applies to Nanoporous Media

  title={Gassmann Theory Applies to Nanoporous Media},
  author={Gennady Y. Gor and Boris Gurevich},
  journal={Geophysical Research Letters},
  pages={146 - 155}
Recent progress in extraction of unconventional hydrocarbon resources has ignited the interest in the studies of nanoporous media. Since many thermodynamic and mechanical properties of nanoscale solids and fluids differ from the analogous bulk materials, it is not obvious whether wave propagation in nanoporous media can be described using the same framework as in macroporous media. Here we test the validity of Gassmann equation using two published sets of ultrasonic measurements for a model… 

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