DS-1 Fourth Edition School

Available exclusively from T H Hill, The DS-1 Fourth Edition School provides a practical, integrated approach for managing the integrity of your drill string structure. The four volumes of DS-1 Fourth Edition serve as the foundation for this three day school, and what you learn will revolutionize your approach to failure prevention.


Manufacturing

  • Manufacturing levels – Standard & Critical
  • Metallurgical properties important to the designer
  • Relationships to other industry standards, private and public


Design

  • Using Design “Groups”
  • Integrating design needs with other drilling objectives
  • Setting design constraints and design factors
  • Performing a drill string design addressing overload
  • Determining string capacities and operating limits
  • Predicting and managing buckling
  • Comparative design for fatigue prevention
  • Selecting and configuring different BHA types
  • Recommended stress relief dimensions and maximum slip cut severity
  • Monitoring and mitigating corrosion
  • Using CFI when specifying new connections on BHAs


Inspection

  • How to set an inspection program
  • How the common inspection methods work and their advantages and limitations
  • How to estimate accumulated fatigue damage
  • The link between inspection process control and quality

 

Specialty Tools

  • The challenges with qualifying specialty tools
  • Requirements for qualifying specialty tools to Volume 4
  • Determining tool ratings
  • Inspecting, assembling, function testing, and using specialty tools
  • Steps for implementing the standard


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