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Oilwell Drilling Engineering

By
Don W. Dareing
Don W. Dareing
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ISBN:
9780791861875
No. of Pages:
512
Publisher:
ASME Press
Publication date:
2019

The purpose of the circulating system (see Figure 4-1) is to cool drill bit cutters, clean cuttings from underneath drill bits and carry them back to the surface for analysis and disposal. Downhole motors and turbines also extract power from the hydraulic system.

4.1
Fundamentals of Fluid Flow
4.2
Frictional Flow of Newtonian Fluids
4.3
Frictional Flow of Non-Newtonian Fluids
4.4
Mud Pump Power Supply
4.5
Optimizating Available Hydraulic Horsepower
4.6
Example of Drilling Hydraulics
4.7
Power Demands of Downhole Motors
4.8
Mechanical Features of PDMs
4.9
Mechanics of Drilling Turbines
4.10
Hydraulic Demands of Drilling Motors/Turbines
4.11
Summary of Equations
4.12
Problems
4.13
List of References
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