Displacement pressure

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The pressure at which mercury first enters the sample (after the mercury has filled any surface irregularities on the sample) is termed the displacement pressure (Pd).[1]


  1. Vavra, C.L., J. G. Kaldi, and R. M. Sneider, Capillary pressure in D. Morton-Thompson and A. M. Woods, eds., Development Geology Reference Manual: AAPG Methods in Exploration 10, p. 221-225.

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