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Course Objectives

The lecture aims to give basic understanding about drilling equipments, drilling operations, drilling fluids, drill string, drilling bits and hydraulics. At the end of the course, the student will know:

-the working principles of rotary drilling equipments and operations,

-drill string design

-function, laboratory equipments, classification and field applications of drilling fluids,

-type, classification of various drilling bits, drill-off tests and effect of tooth and bearing wear and rate of penetration

-flow regimes, different hydraulic models and applications.

At the same time, students will understand the importance of laboratory for drilling fluids where they perform several experiments according to API RP-13.