2D Modeling of Electromagnetic Telemetry

  • Jiefu ChenEmail author
  • Shubin Zeng
  • Yueqin Huang
Part of the SpringerBriefs in Petroleum Geoscience & Engineering book series (BRIEFSPGE)


In this chapter we will discuss the modeling of electromagnetic telemetry in vertical wells, whose schematic is shown in Fig. 2.1. A transmitter in this wireless communication system is near the drill bit implemented as a voltage gap source or a toroid, which can be viewed in numerical analysis as an electric dipole or as a magnetic current source circulating the drill string, respectively.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Electrical and Computer EngineeringUniversity of HoustonHoustonUSA
  2. 2.Department of Electrical and Computer EngineeringUniversity of HoustonHoustonUSA
  3. 3.Cyentech Consulting LLCCypressUSA

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