International Journal of
Physical Sciences

  • Abbreviation: Int. J. Phys. Sci.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 1992-1950
  • DOI: 10.5897/IJPS
  • Start Year: 2006
  • Published Articles: 2527

Full Length Research Paper

Determination and establishment of empirical relationship between magnetic susceptibility and mechanical properties of typical basement rocks in Southwestern Nigeria

Akintorinwa, O. James
  • Akintorinwa, O. James
  • Department of Applied Geophysics, Federal University of Technology, P. M. B. 704, Akure, Ondo State, Nigeria.
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Ajayi, C. Ayodele
  • Ajayi, C. Ayodele
  • Department of Geology, Ekiti State University, P. M. B. 5363, Ado-Ekiti, Ekiti State, Nigeria.
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Oyedele, A. Akinola
  • Oyedele, A. Akinola
  • Department of Physics, Ekiti State University, P. M. B. 5363, Ado-Ekiti, Ekiti State Nigeria.
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  •  Received: 17 February 2020
  •  Accepted: 11 May 2020
  •  Published: 30 June 2020

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