Drilling in Extreme Environments: Penetration and Sampling on Earth and other Planets
Copyright © 2009 Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA
Editor(s): Yoseph Bar-Cohen, Kris Zacny
Published Online: 31 AUG 2009
Print ISBN: 9783527408528
Online ISBN: 9783527626625
About this Book
Uniquely comprehensive and up to date, this book covers terrestrial as well as extraterrestrial drilling and excavation, combining the technology of drilling with the state of the art in robotics. The authors come from industry and top ranking public and corporate research institutions and provide here real-life examples, problems, solutions and case studies, backed by color photographs throughout.
The result is a must-have for oil companies and all scientists involved in planetary research with robotic probes.
With a foreword by Harrison "Jack" Schmitt -- the first geologist to drill on the moon.