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Number: 175/24
Name: Boring or penetrating the earth > Automatic control
Description: Process or apparatus comprising the steps or means for (1) sensing a condition of operation which may or may not occur and (2) controlling a power operated means in response to said sensed condition (without assistance from an intelligent operator) to initiate, modify, or terminate the operation.

Sub-classes under this class:

Class Number Class Name Patents
175/38 In response to drilling fluid circulation 128
175/27 Of advance or applied tool weight 163
175/26 Of boring means including a below-ground drive prime mover 161
175/25 Of fluid pressure below ground 98

Patents under this class:
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Patent Number Title Of Patent Date Issued
8705318 Data aggregation for drilling operations Apr. 22, 2014
8689868 Tractor communication/control and select fire perforating switch simulations Apr. 8, 2014
8689902 Method and equipment for displaying drill holes and method for directing drill rod when holes are drilled into rock Apr. 8, 2014
8689906 Methods and apparatus for reducing stick-slip Apr. 8, 2014
8684108 System and method for monitoring and controlling underground drilling Apr. 1, 2014
8684107 System and method for densely packing wells using magnetic ranging while drilling Apr. 1, 2014
8678085 Well control operational and training aid Mar. 25, 2014
8640791 System and method for monitoring and controlling underground drilling Feb. 4, 2014
8636086 Methods of drilling with a downhole drilling machine Jan. 28, 2014
8613331 On demand actuation system Dec. 24, 2013
8606552 Methods and systems for designing and/or selecting drilling equipment using predictions of rotary drill bit walk Dec. 10, 2013
8590635 Method and apparatus for automated drilling of a borehole in a subsurface formation Nov. 26, 2013
8589124 Methods for modeling wear of fixed cutter bits and for designing and optimizing fixed cutter bits Nov. 19, 2013
8573325 Optimized pressure drilling with continuous tubing drill string Nov. 5, 2013
8567526 Wellbore steering based on rock stress direction Oct. 29, 2013
8567523 Methods and systems for drilling boreholes Oct. 29, 2013
8561719 Computerized boring system with bore head sensors Oct. 22, 2013
8534380 System and method for directional drilling a borehole with a rotary drilling system Sep. 17, 2013
8499829 Oilfield application framework Aug. 6, 2013
8499855 Devices and methods for horizontal directional drilling with a boring tool library Aug. 6, 2013
8504207 Electronic device and method for controlling motions of mechanical arm using the electronic device Aug. 6, 2013
8464808 Method and device for controlling a rock drill rig Jun. 18, 2013
8442769 Method of determining and utilizing high fidelity wellbore trajectory May. 14, 2013
8439128 Device for cleaning and doping equipment for threads May. 14, 2013
8387720 Drilling rig with a control system for rotationally rocking a drill string with a top drive Mar. 5, 2013
8381836 Advanced underground homing system, apparatus and method Feb. 26, 2013
8381838 System and apparatus for directing the drilling of a well Feb. 26, 2013
8365840 Method and device for controlling at least one drilling parameter for rock drilling Feb. 5, 2013
8362915 System and method for determining stretch or compression of a drill string Jan. 29, 2013
8302677 Coiled tubing injector with a weight on bit circuit Nov. 6, 2012
8296115 Methods and systems for designing and/or selecting drilling equipment using predictions of rotary drill bit walk Oct. 23, 2012
8286726 User interface for rock drilling rig Oct. 16, 2012
8261855 Methods and systems for drilling boreholes Sep. 11, 2012
8235142 Underground boring machine and method for controlling underground boring Aug. 7, 2012
8235144 Expansion and sensing tool Aug. 7, 2012
8215417 Method, device and system for drilling rig modification Jul. 10, 2012
8210278 Method for drilling rock Jul. 3, 2012
8214073 Designing drilling pattern for excavating rock cavern Jul. 3, 2012
8196677 Horizontal drilling system Jun. 12, 2012
8146678 Rock drilling apparatus and method for controlling rock drilling apparatus Apr. 3, 2012
8136609 Multiple input scaling autodriller Mar. 20, 2012
8136610 Torsional resonance prevention Mar. 20, 2012
8131468 Apparatus and methods for estimating a downhole property Mar. 6, 2012
8122974 Apparatus for drilling machine alignment Feb. 28, 2012
8118114 Closed-loop control of rotary steerable blades Feb. 21, 2012
8091652 Method and device for controlling at least one drilling parameter for rock drilling Jan. 10, 2012
8066085 Stochastic bit noise control Nov. 29, 2011
8061440 Combining belief networks to generate expected outcome Nov. 22, 2011
7987924 Automatic control system for connecting a dual-member pipe Aug. 2, 2011
7984769 Method and a device for directional control of a rock drilling machine Jul. 26, 2011

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