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

Hardcover | October 17, 2016

byAniko Toth, Elemer BobokEditorAniko Toth

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Flow and Heat Transfer in Geothermal Systems: Basic Equations for Description and Modeling Geothermal Phenomena and Technologies is 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

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Flow and Heat Transfer in Geothermal Systems: Basic Equations for Description and Modeling Geothermal Phenomena and Technologies is 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...

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...
Format:HardcoverDimensions:394 pages, 9.41 × 7.24 × 0.98 inPublished:October 17, 2016Publisher:Elsevier Science & TechLanguage:English

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ISBN - 13:9780128002773

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Table of Contents

1. What is Geothermal Energy? 2. Basic Equations Of Fluid Mechanics And Thermodynamics 3. Transport Processes in Geothermal Reservoirs 4. Heat Conduction in Rocks 5. Natural State of Undisturbed Geothermal Reservoirs 6. Two-Dimensional Steady Flow through Porous Media 7. Flow through Producing Wells 8. Artificial Lift by Submersible Pumps 9. Heat Transfer in Wells 10. Gathering System of Geothermal Fluids 11. Geothermal Power Generation 12. Temperature Distribution In Geothermal Wells Producing From Multilayered Aquifers 13. Propagation Of The Cooled Region In A Small Fractured Geothermal Reservoir 14. Borehole Heat Exchangers 15. Flow and Heat Transfer during Drilling Operations 16. A Case Study about a Serious Industrial Accident 17. Miscellaneous Geothermal Applications