Flow And Heat Transfer In Geothermal Systems: Basic Equations For Describing And Modeling Geothermal Phenomena And Technologies by Aniko Toth

Flow And Heat Transfer In Geothermal Systems: Basic Equations For Describing And Modeling…

byAniko Toth, Elemer BobokEditorAniko Toth

Hardcover | October 12, 2016

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Flow and Heat Transfer in Geothermal Systems: Basic Equations for Description and Modeling Geothermal Phenomena and Technologiesis the ideal reference for research in geothermal systems and alternative energy sources. Written for a wide variety of users, including geologists, geophysicists, hydro-geologists, and engineers, it offers a practical framework for the application of heat and flow transport theory. Authored by two of the world's foremost geothermal systems experts, whose combined careers span more than 50 years, this text is a one-stop resource for geothermal system theory and application. It will help geoscientists and engineers navigate the wealth of new research that has emerged on the topic in recent years.



  • Presents a practical and immediately implementable framework for understanding and applying heat and flow transport theory
  • Features equations for modelling geothermal phenomena and technologies in full detail
  • Provides an ideal text for applications in both geophysics and engineering

About The Author

Prof. Aniko N. Toth is an internationally known expert on geothermal energy. A regularly featured speaker at the Stanford Geothermal Workshop over the past 9 years, she was also a 2011-2012 Fulbright Scholar at the Colorado School of Mines. She is currently leading several European Union projects to develop graduate-level degree progra...

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Title:Flow And Heat Transfer In Geothermal Systems: Basic Equations For Describing And Modeling…Format:HardcoverDimensions:394 pages, 9.41 × 7.24 × 0.98 inPublished:October 12, 2016Publisher:Elsevier ScienceLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0128002778

ISBN - 13:9780128002773

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Table of Contents

Chapter 1. What Is Geothermal Energy?

Chapter 2. Basic Equations of Fluid Mechanics and Thermodynamics

Chapter 3. Transport Processes in Geothermal Reservoirs

Chapter 4. Heat Conduction in Rocks

Chapter 5. Natural State of Undisturbed Geothermal Reservoirs

Chapter 6. Two-Dimensional Steady Flow Through Porous Media

Chapter 7. Flow Through Producing Wells

Chapter 8. Artificial Lift by Submersible Pumps

Chapter 9. Heat Transfer in Wells

Chapter 10. Gathering System of Geothermal Fluids

Chapter 11. Geothermal Power Generation

Chapter 12. Propagation of the Cooled Region in a Small Fractured Geothermal Reservoir

Chapter 13. Borehole Heat Exchangers

Chapter 14. Flow and Heat Transfer During Drilling Operations

Chapter 15. A Case Study About a Serious Industrial Accident

Chapter 16. Miscellaneous Geothermal Applications