By the end of the course, the student will be able to;

-utilize the basic driiling equipments and operations

- understand the importance of drilling fluds and calculate how much additives reqiured to increase/decrease mud weight, tank volumes, preparea new mud etc....

-design drilling string using buoyancy and pressure area methods

-choose different bit for different formations, cost/ft analysis, WOB and RPM calculations and effect of parameters on ROP

-apply different hydraulic models for driiling fluid calculations

-Utilize the basic drilling operations, drilling machinery and drillling fluids.