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Mechanical Ice Drilling Technology : Springer Geophysics - Pavel G. Talalay

Mechanical Ice Drilling Technology

Springer Geophysics


Published: 6th June 2017
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This book provides a review of mechanical ice drilling technology, including the design, parameters, and performance of various tools and drills for making holes in snow, firn and ice. The material presents the historical development of ice drilling tools and devices from the first experience taken place more than 170 years ago to the present day and focuses on the modern vision of ice drilling technology. It is illustrated with numerous pictures, many of them published for the first time. This book is intended for specialists in ice core sciences, drilling engineers, glaciologists, and can be useful for high-school students and other readers who are very interested in engineering and cold regions technology.

Introduction to Ice Drilling Technology.- Yearly History of Ice Drilling from 19th to the First Half of 20th Century .- Direct-Push Drilling.- Hand- and Power-driven Portable drills.- Percussion Drills.- Conventional Machine-driven Rotary Drill Rigs .- Flexible drill-stem Drill rigs.- Cable-suspended Electromechanical Auger Drills.- Cable-suspended Electromechanical Drills with Bottom-hole Circulation.- Drilling Challenges and Perspectives for Future Development.

ISBN: 9789811005596
ISBN-10: 9811005591
Series: Springer Geophysics
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 284
Published: 6th June 2017
Publisher: Springer Verlag, Singapore
Country of Publication: SG
Dimensions (cm): 27.9 x 21.0  x 2.3
Weight (kg): 0.99