Mechanical Ice Drilling Technology by Pavel G. TalalayMechanical Ice Drilling Technology by Pavel G. Talalay

Mechanical Ice Drilling Technology

byPavel G. Talalay

Hardcover | March 25, 2016

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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.

Dr. Pavel G. Talalay is Professor of the College of Construction Engineering and Director of Polar Research Center at Jilin University, Changchun, China. He earned Drilling Engineer (1984), PhD (1995) and Doc. Eng. (2007) degrees in exploration engineering from St. Petersburg State Mining Institute, Russia, where he previously worked a...
Title:Mechanical Ice Drilling TechnologyFormat:HardcoverDimensions:284 pagesPublished:March 25, 2016Publisher:Springer-Verlag/Sci-Tech/TradeLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:9811005591

ISBN - 13:9789811005596


Table of Contents

Introduction to Ice Drilling Technology.- Yearly History of Ice Drilling from 19thto the First Half of 20thCentury .- 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.