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Principle and control of a multipoint magnetic inclinometer
Author(s): Hui-Ping Gu; Xian-De Zhu; Gong Shen; Jin-Yu Zhang; Yang Wang
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Paper Abstract

In this paper we present a multi-point magnetic inclinometer which is of great value to oil well drilling. When directionfixed drilling is finished, the spatial position of the well must be measured and compared with the design. By using a compass type sensor, the apparatus detects the principal parameters indicating the spatial position of the well axis, inclination and azimuth angles. The angles shown by the angle-measuring system are recorded through photography method. Based on the direction-fixed properties of both the compass and the weight force, design of the sensing part is introduced. The electronic control of the photographic and film feeding system is also described based on the predetermined program.

Paper Details

Date Published: 22 September 1993
PDF: 4 pages
Proc. SPIE 2101, Measurement Technology and Intelligent Instruments, (22 September 1993); doi: 10.1117/12.156357
Show Author Affiliations
Hui-Ping Gu, Harbin Institute of Technology (China)
Xian-De Zhu, Harbin Institute of Technology (China)
Gong Shen, Harbin Institute of Technology (China)
Jin-Yu Zhang, Harbin Institute of Technology (China)
Yang Wang, Harbin Institute of Technology (China)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 2101:
Measurement Technology and Intelligent Instruments
Li Zhu, Editor(s)

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