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Petrographic methods and calculations

Arthur Holmes

Petrographic methods and calculations

with some examples of results achieved

by Arthur Holmes

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Published by Murby in London .
Written in English


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Statementby Arthur Holmes.
The Physical Object
Paginationxix,515p.
Number of Pages515
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13953459M

This test method sets out the procedure for the petrographic examination of samples of rock by means of optical microscopes, to identify, describe and classify mineral and other constituents of a sample, and to determine relative amounts of any constituents of the sample which may have a . Sedimentary petrography;: With special reference to petrographic methods of correlation of strata, petroleum technology and other economic applications of geology, Unknown Binding – January 1, Author: Henry B Milner.

Construction Engineering Calculations and Rules of Thumb begins with a brief, but rigorous, introduction to the mathematics behind the equations that is followed by self-contained chapters concerning applications for all aspects of construction engineering. Design examples with step-by-step solutions, along with a generous amount of tables.   The book value method is a technique for recording the conversion of a bond into essence, the book value at which the bonds were recorded on the books of the issuer is shifted to the applicable stock account. This shift moves the bond liability into the equity part of the balance is no recognition of a gain or loss on the conversion transaction.

The book considers in one handy reference the multitude of pipes, flanges, supports, gaskets, bolts, valves, strainers, flexibles, and expansion joints that make up these often complex systems. It uses hundreds of calculations and examples based on the author's 40 years of experiences as both an engineer and instructor.   Petrographic examination provides information from which educated judgments may be made regarding the cause of a problem. Future performance of the concrete can sometimes be predicted. As it pinpoints the problem petrographic examination is also helpful in determining what action, if any, is necessary to make the concrete serviceable.


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Petrographic Methods and Calculations; With Some Examples of Results Achieved Paperback – Septem by Arthur Holmes (Author) See all 2 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from Cited by: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Holmes, Arthur, Petrographic methods and calculations.

London: Thomas Murby [] (OCoLC) The desire of an increasing number of students for more complete information in regard to modern petrographic-microscopic methods than is to be found in any English work on the subject,has led excellent elementary and intermediate text-books on optical minerralogy,and certain portions of most crystallographies and mineralogies,are devoted to microcopic methods.

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Additional Physical Format: Online version: Holmes, Arthur, Petrographic methods and calculations. London, Thomas Murby & co. [] (OCoLC) Get this from a library. Petrographic methods and calculations: with some examples of results achieved.

[Arthur Holmes]. Physical and mineralogical methods used in the study of rocks and minerals constitute petrographic include separation of the mineral constituents of rocks, determination of specific gravity, proportions of various minerals present in the rock (mode), optical properties of minerals using the polarizing microscope, and the preferred orientation of the mineral grains in the rock.

Petrography enables the optical consideration of coal and carbon via which the evolution of char structures, and hence the changes during the carbon conversion process, can be determined.

The maceral content significantly affects char formation, which is also affected by the role of temperature, pressure, residence time, and particle size (Zhuo et al., ). Guided Discovery and Scoring Rubric for Petrographic Analysis of a Thin Section-- David Mogk, Montana State University; A guided discovery approach is used to "unpack" the methods and observations used by "master" petrographers in the petrographic analysis of a thin section.

A series of spreadsheets are used to direct students to make. Aggregate is evaluated with ASTM C before use in concrete to determine its suitability. ASTM methods provide technical standards for material evaluation and testing. A petrographic exam of the aggregate in hardened concrete will identify the aggregate type, size, shape, and amount to determine if it is within the design specifications.

Petrography is a branch of petrology that focuses on detailed descriptions of e who studies petrography is called a mineral content and the textural relationships within the rock are described in detail.

The classification of rocks is based on the information acquired during the petrographic raphic descriptions start with the field notes at the. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Holmes, Arthur, Petrographic methods and calculations with some examples of results achieved.

Test methods for identifying aggregate reactivity. The first step in assessing the potential of an aggregate for AAR expansion and cracking is the performance of a petrographic analysis by a trained petrographer, the methodology being as recommended by a RILEM technical committee (Sims and Nixon, ).

However, a petrographic analysis may. The chemical data considered together with results of petrographic examination of a mortar provide for calculation of component proportions and thus allow a determination of mortar composition as represented by Types M, N, S, and O in Table 1 (Proportion.

Suggested Method for Petrographic Description of Rocks 1. SCOPE The micro-petrographic description of rocks for engineering purposes includes the determination of all parameters which cannot be obtained from a macro- scopic examination of a rock sample, such as mineral content, grain size and texture, and which have a bear.

This practice outlines procedures for the petrographic examination of samples of hardened concrete. The samples examined may be taken from concrete constructions, they may be concrete products or portions thereof, or they may be concrete or mortar specimens that have been exposed in natural environments, or to simulated service conditions, or subjected to laboratory tests.

Examples of how to use “petrographic” in a sentence from the Cambridge Dictionary Labs. CTLGroup employs one of the largest concrete petrography departments in the world, lending our petrographers uncommonly diversified and specialized experience. We solve the tough problems. Small scale features within concrete, mortar, stucco, cast stone, flooring, aggregate and cement can impact large scale structures.

From the Berlin Wall to the Alaskan Pipeline to the pavements you walk on. Petrographic Analysis for Burial History Modeling A highly detailed petrographic analysis can be used as petrographic input for specific burial history modeling programs and reservoir characterization models.

This type of modal analysis includes a point count (minimum of points) of over categories of framework grains, cements, and. The indicated Petrographic Number for Sand (PNS) is either or 26 or 30, depending on the PNS calculation method used, using micro Deval abrasion results as a guide.

The PNS method can be adapted to field use for quick estimate of the fine aggregate quality. Point counting methods (e.g., ASTM C) can quantify the proportions of aggregate, paste and air and determine if the parameters of air void systems are suitable for freeze-thaw durability.

If an estimate is to be used, the calculations may proceed and the data and method recorded in the notes for the report. Microscopical Determination The amount of air-free paste present is most easily determined by making a microscopical determination (linear traverse or point count) of the amount of aggregate present.To confirm your calculations or request an official estimate for a PO, please contact us [email protected] and attach a copy of your completed order form Thin Section Preparation & Analytical Petrographic Services.

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