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Use of the LMS adaptive signal processing technique to improve signal data rates from practical oil well logging equipment

Sherratt, R. S. (1998) Use of the LMS adaptive signal processing technique to improve signal data rates from practical oil well logging equipment. In: Simulation '98. International Conference on (Conf. Publ. No. 457) , 30 Sept - 02 Oct 1998, York, UK, pp. 350-353.

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To link to this article DOI: 10.1049/cp:19980662

Abstract/Summary

The simulation and development work that has been undertaken to produce a signal equaliser used to improve the data rates from oil well logging instruments is presented. The instruments are lowered into the drill bore hole suspended by a cable which has poor electrical characteristics. The equaliser described in the paper corrects for the distortions that occur from the cable (dispersion and attenuation) with the result that the instrument can send data at 100 K.bits/second down its own suspension cable of 12 Km in length. The use of simulation techniques and tools were invaluable in generating a model for the distortions and proved to be a useful tool when site testing was not available.

Item Type:Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Refereed:Yes
Divisions:Faculty of Science > School of Systems Engineering
ID Code:19095
Uncontrolled Keywords:LMS adaptive signal processing technique, data rates, drill bore hole, electrical characteristics, oil well logging instruments, practical oil well logging equipment, signal data rates, signal equaliser, simulation, simulation techniques, suspension cable

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