Porosity Analysis Based on CT Images of Coal Under Uniaxial Loading


According to the character of CT image, surface porosity and voxel porosity are defined from pixel and voxel scale respectively. Digital Terrain Model (DTM) method is applied to calculate the surface porosity, and the method of voxel porosity is also presented based on Industrial CT grey image. With proposed methods, CT images of coal under differ-ent uniaxial loading are analyzed, and the relation curves between two kinds of porosity and stress separately are shown. All of these porosities reflect inner damage of coal. The surface porosity shows the pore with pixel scale, and voxel porosity denotes the pore inner pixel. The voxel porosity reflects the character of CT image better.

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Mao, L., Shi, P., Tu, H., An, L., Ju, Y. and Hao, N. (2012) Porosity Analysis Based on CT Images of Coal Under Uniaxial Loading. Advances in Computed Tomography, 1, 5-10. doi: 10.4236/act.2012.12002.

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