Drilling Engineering

Course Name: 

Drilling Engineering (MN904)




Elective Courses (Ele)

Credits (L-T-P): 

04 (4-0-0)


Classification of rock drilling. Applicability and limitations, Factors influencing drilling. Drillability of rocks, Construction, operation and limitations of various drills, Drill bits. Coring and core barrels. Alignment and deviation in drilling. Fishing tools. Directional drilling, Surveying and logging of drill holes, Drilling practices. Drilling patterns for drivages.


Chugh. C.P., Diamond drilling. Pfleider, Surface mining. Tabia, Oil well drilling engineering.

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 Prof Harsh Vardhan,

 Professor and Head
 Department of Mining Engineering, NITKSurathkal
 P. O. Srinivasnagar, Mangalore - 575 025
 Karnataka, India.

  • Hot line: +91-0824-2473051
  • Email: mininghod@nitk.edu.in

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