Research on Energy Response Characteristics of Rock under Harmonic Vibro-Impacting Drilling

Siqi Li (Corresponding Author), Lipeng Yang, Wei Li (Corresponding Author), Huan Zhao, Xin Ling

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Abstract

Purpose
There are still a number of challenges to be addressed for the harmonic vibro-impacting drilling technology to become the norm in the industry. The change mechanism of energy response of rock under harmonic vibro-impacting is one of the problems that needs to be solved, which is also an indispensable part of the rock-breaking mechanism of the technology. Thus, this study focuses on the modelling of energy response of rock under harmonic vibro-impacting.

Methods
Modelling of energy response of rock with and without damping under harmonic vibro-impacting is undertaken and the corresponding equations of energy dissipation are presented in this study. Subsequently, the results of numerical calculation are given and the effects of natural frequency of rock, impacting frequency, impacting force and other parameters of energy response of rock are analyzed. Finally, a practical case is given to demonstrate the rock-breaking effect under harmonic vibro-impacting drilling.

Results
The results show that energy response of rock with damping decays regularly over time in the harmonic form under harmonic vibro-impacting. Also, it increases with the increase of natural frequency and mass of rock, impacting frequency and force, and is not affected by the stiffness of the rock. In addition, the penetration rate in practice has been greatly improved under harmonic vibro-impacting.

Conclusions
Based on the analysis undertaken, the variation mechanism of energy response of rock under harmonic vibro-impacting was found and the rock-breaking effect of the technology was verified. The study on the modelling of energy response of rock under harmonic vibro-impacting can provide a theoretical basis for applying harmonic vibro-impacting drilling technology.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)487-496
Number of pages10
JournalJournal of Vibration Engineering & Technologies
Volume7
Issue number5
Early online date19 Aug 2019
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Oct 2019

Keywords

  • Harmonic vibro-impacting
  • Energy response
  • Energy dissipation
  • Numerical calculation
  • Practical case

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