Advances in Terrestrial Drilling:
Ground, Ice, and Underwater
- Available for pre-order. Item will ship after December 23, 2020
This book includes the latest drilling and excavation principles and processes for terrestrial environments. The chapters cover the history of drilling and excavation, drill types, drilling techniques and their advantages and associated issues, rock coring including acquisition, damage control, caching and transport, and data interpretation, as well as unconsolidated soil drilling and borehole stability. This book includes a description of the basic science of the drilling process, associated processes of breaking and penetrating various media, the required hardware, and the process of excavation and analysis of the sampled media.
Table of Contents
1. Introduction – drilling as means of penetrating solids.
Yoseph Bar-Cohen and Kriz Zacny
2. Design, modeling and testing of piezoelectric actuated percussive drills.
Hyeong Jae Lee, Xiaoqi Bao, Mircea Badescu, Stewart Sherrit and Yoseph Bar-Cohen
3. Subtractive and additive manufacturing applied to drilling systems.
Javaid Butt, Vahaj Mohaghegh, Shabnam Sadeghi-Esfahlani and Hassan Shirvan
4. Onshore Drilling.
Alfred Eustes, Saleh Alhaidari, Ahmed Amer, Nicole Bourdon, Deep Joshi, Kirtland McKenna, Ozan Uzun, and Zachary Zody
5. Offshore Deep-Water Drilling.
Marcio Yamamoto, José Ricardo Pelaquim Mendes and Kazuo Miura
6. Recent Innovations in Drilling in Ice.
Mary R. Albert, Kristina Slawny, Grant Boeckmann, Chris Gibson, Jay Johnson, Keith Makinson, Julius Rix
7. Environmental Drilling / Sampling and Offshore Modeling Systems.
Roy Long, Peter Lucon, Ernie Majer, Kelly Rose
8. Drilling Automation.
9. Specialized drilling techniques for medical applications.
Yoseph Bar-Cohen, Hyeong Jae Lee, Mircea Badescu, Stewart Sherrit, Xiaoqi Bao and Yoseph Shalev
Dr. Yoseph Bar-Cohen is the Supervisor of the Electroactive Technologies Group (http://ndeaa.jpl.nasa.gov/) and a Senior Research Scientist at the Jet Propulsion Lab/Caltech, Pasadena, CA. In 1979, he received his Ph.D. in Physics from the Hebrew University, Jerusalem, Israel. His research is focused on electro-mechanics including planetary sample handling mechanisms, novel actuators that are driven by such materials as piezoelectric and EAP (also known as artificial muscles) and biomimetics.
Dr. Kris Zacny is a Senior Research Scientist and Vice President of Exploration Technology Group at Honeybee Robotics, Altadena, CA. His expertise includes terrestrial and extraterrestrial robotic drilling and mining, sample handling and processing, geotechnical systems, and sensors. Dr. Zacny received his PhD from UC Berkeley (2005) in Geotechnical Engineering with focus on planetary drilling and space mining, ME from UC Berkeley (2001) in Petroleum Engineering, and BSc cum laude from U. of Cape Town (1997) in Mechanical Engineering. He spent several years working in South African mines and tested space drills in Antarctica, Arctic, Greenland, and the Atacama.