Drilling Fluid Technology (PET210)
Fundamental principles of drilling fluids. Drilling fluid components and how they function. Rheology and flow properties. Cuttings transport and hole cleaning. Pressure control. Stability of drilling fluids. Basic fluid systems. Environmental concerns. Testing procedures.
Course description for study year 2022-2023
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|Form of assessment||Weight||Duration||Marks||Aid|
|Oral exam||1/1||30 Minutes||Letter grades|
Mandatory laboratory work should be carried out at the assigned groups and given schedule. Sick leave or absence due to other reasons must be communicated as soon as possible to the laboratory personnel. One cannot expect rescheduled access to the laboratory for completion of the laboratory work without permission from laboratory personnel.
Laboratory work and all reports must be approved by the specified deadline.
If mandatory laboratory work and reports are not approved, the candidate will not be qualified to take the course exam.
The student shall write Python programme code to calculate shear stress in SI unit and plotting the shear stress vs. shear rate curve.
Method of work
|Drilling fluid technology (BIP200_1)||5|