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This textbook, an update of the classic Applied Drilling Engineering volume (Textbook Series Vol. 2), takes a new look at the basics of drilling engineering. Chapters are written by experts from industry and academia and provide numerous example problems to reinforce the concepts presented. This book is essential for undergraduate and graduate students, as well as industry professionals trying to gain detailed knowledge of basic drilling concepts.
Contents: Introduction to rotary drilling • Introduction to geomechanics in drilling • Drilling fluids • Cementing • Drilling hydraulics • Rotary drilling bits • Casing design • Directional drilling • Fundamentals of drillstring design • Drilling problems
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