Course Information
Course Title Code Semester T + P ECTS
Drilling Technique JEL310 6 2 + 0 2

Prerequisites None

Language Turkish
Level Bachelor's Degree
Type Compulsory
Coordinator Applied Geology Department
Goals Drilling methods to teach how to prevent these problems and to problems encountered while drilling
Contents Drilling definition, types, methods, rotary drilling rig, core and core definition of the drilling fluids, functions, properties of clays used to make mud, mud types, leaks, drilling rate, casing, cement and cementing, the cement composition of the species, the water cement ratio , rescue equipment and rescue work.
Work Placement(s) Absent

Number Learning Outcomes
1 Identify and explain the methods of drilling
2 Drilling equipment should recognize
3 Well be able to do tests, interpret

Mode of Delivery Face-to-Face
Planned Learning Activities & Teaching Methods Face to face
Assessment Methods Mid-term exam and a final exam

Course Content
Week Topics Study Materials
1 Introduction and general definitions, methods of drilling. None
2 Percussion drilling: Drilling equipment, and sequence. None
3 Rotary (Rotary drilling): Rotary drilling equipment, drilling None
4 Drilling fluids (drilling mud) of the sludge characteristics and function, the drilling fluid. None
5 Casing None
6 Wells cementing operations. None
7 Barrel, drill stem test None
8 Oil drilling. None
9 Mid-term exam
10 Water well drilling. None
11 Soil borings. None
12 Injection drilling None
13 Mine drilling None
14 Geological studies conducted soundings. None

Additional Resources Yalçın, A. 1996; Sondaj Yöntemleri ve Uygulamaları, TMMOB Maden Müh. Odası Yayını, Ankara.

Assessment System Quantity Percentage
In-Term Studies
Mid-terms 1 40
In-Term Total 1 40
Contribution of In-Term Studies to Overall 40
Contribution of Final Exam to Overall 60
Total 100

Course's Contribution to PLO
No Key Learning Outcomes Level
1 2 3 4 5
1 Has the sufficient background on mathematics, science and engineering in his own branch. x
2 Makes use of conceptual and applied knowledge in mathematics, science and in his own area in accordance for engineering solutions. x
3 Determines, defines, formulates and solves problems in engineering; fort his aim selects and applies the appropriate analytical models and modeling techniques. x
4 Analyses a system, system component or process and in order to meet the requirements, designs under realistic conditions; thus applies modern techniques of design. x
5 Selects and uses modern techniques and devices necessary for engineering applications. x
6 Designs and carries out experiments, collects data, analyzes and comments on the findings. x
7 Works effectively and individually on multi disciplinary teams. x
8 Accesses knowledge, and to do this, does research, uses databases and other data sources. x
9 Is aware of the importance of lifelong learning; follows advances in science and technology and updates his knowledge continuously. x
10 Uses communication and information technology at least at advanced level of European Computer Driving License. x
11 Communicates effectively both orally and in writing; uses a foreign language at least at B1 level of European Language Portfolio. x
12 Communicates using technical drawing. x
13 Is aware of the universal and social effects of engineering solutions and applications; is aware of entrepreneurship and innovativeness and is knowledgeable about the problems of the current age. x
14 Has the awareness of Professional ethics and responsibility. x
15 Has awareness about Project management, workplace applications, health of workers, environment and work security; and about legal consequences of engineering applications. x

Activities Quantity Duration (Hour) Total Work Load (h)
Course Duration 13 2 26
Hours for off-the-classroom study (Pre-study, practice) 14 2 28
Mid-terms 1 10 10
Final examination 1 10 10
Total Work Load (h) 74
Total Work Load / 30 (h) 2.47
ECTS Credit of the Course 2