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Measurement and Analysis of Drillstring Dynamics

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Abstract

We shown that drilling dynamics is a crucial problem must be attached great importance to. Our innovation lies in combining actual measurement with theoretical modeling. Two evaluation methods are compared systematically, such as theoretical and measurement methods. In this chapter, our investigations concern the dynamics of drilling, unveiling a chaotic regime and suggesting practical ways of improving current drilling techniques. The reveal of chaos provides a new way to detect early fatigue cracks as weak signals in a noisy environment to reduce engineering cost and the possibility of disaster. Data from all nine fields in China are used in our studies. Proposes a theoretical model for drilling dynamics, and a real drilling system is developed to validate the theoretical dynamical behaviour. The existence of chaos in drilling may open a new concept of drilling chaos in the solid flow mechanics that will benefit to both the physicists and the drilling engineers.

Keywords

Drilling dynamics Chaotic Drillstring vibration Fatigue cracks Detection 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.China University of GeosciencesBeijingChina

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