Methods of studying structure and properties of rocks using samples (short review)

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Some non-destructive methods for internal rock structures control are described, and examples of their use are given. Examples of the application of X-ray and neural tomography, scanning electron and acoustic microscopy are also presented. It is shown that the method of laser-ultrasonic structuroscopy is rather promising. Two examples of the use of laser-ultrasonic structuroscopy are given: measuring local porosity of geomaterial samples and monitoring changes of internal structure as a result of electromagnetic exposure.

About the Authors

A. A. Karabutov
National University of Science and Technology "MISiS"; International Laser Center of M.V.Lomonosov Moscow State University
Russian Federation

E. B. Cherepetskaya
National University of Science and Technology "MISiS"
Russian Federation

A. N. Kravcov
Department of Construction Technology, Faculty of Civil Engineering in Prague
Czech Republic

Thákurova 7/2077, Prague 6 - Dejvice, 166 29

M. Arrigoni
FRE CNRS 3744 - IRDL, Brest, F-29806


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For citation: Karabutov A.A., Cherepetskaya E.B., Kravcov A.N., Arrigoni M. Methods of studying structure and properties of rocks using samples (short review). Gornye nauki i tekhnologii = Mining Science and Technology (Russia). 2018;(4):10-20.

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