Standard Handbook of Petroleum and Natural Gas Engineering: Volume 1

Edited By

  • William C. Lyons, Ph.D., P.E.,, New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology, Socorro, New Mexico, USA.


Book information

  • Published: October 1996
  • ISBN: 978-0-88415-642-0


The Standard Handbook of Petroleum and Natural Gas Engineering would be a welcome addition to the reference collection of large academic libraries at universities with programs in petroleum engineering. It is well organized and indexed, so the information is readily accessible to students as well as practicing engineers. (Jeannie P. Miller, Ph.D., Senior Science Reference Librarian)

Table of Contents

Preface. MATHEMATICS. Geometry. Algebra. Trigonometry. Differential and Integral Calculus. Analytic Geometry. Numerical Methods. Applied Statistics. Computer Applications. References. GENERAL ENGINEERING AND SCIENCE. Basic Mechanics (Statics and Dynamics). Fluid Mechanics. Strength of Materials. Thermodynamics. Geological Engineering. Electricity. Chemistry. Engineering Design. References. AUXILIARY EQUIPMENT. Prime Movers. Power Transmission. Pumps. Compressors. References. DRILLING AND WELL COMPLETIONS. Derricks and Portable Masts. Hoisting Systems. Rotary Equipment. Mud Pumps. Drilling Muds and Completion Systems. Drill String: Composition and Design. Drilling Bits and Downhole Tools. Drilling Mud Hydraulics. Air and Gas Drilling. Downhole Motors. MWD and LWD. Directional Drilling. Selection of Drilling Practices. Well Pressure Control. Fishing Operations and Equipment. Casing and Casing String Design. Well Cementing. Tubing and Tubing String Design. Corrosion and Scaling. Environmental Considerations. Offshore Operations. References. Appendix: Units and Conversions (SI). Index.