Geothermal Reservoir Engineering, Second Edition

Geothermal Reservoir Engineering, Second Edition

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As nations alike struggle to diversify and secure their power portfolios, geothermal energy, the essentially limitless heat emanating from the earth itself, is being harnessed at an unprecedented rate. For the last 25 years, engineers around the world tasked with taming this raw power have used Geothermal Reservoir Engineering as both a training manual and a professional reference. This long-awaited second edition of Geothermal Reservoir Engineering is a practical guide to the issues and tasks geothermal engineers encounter in the course of their daily jobs. The book focuses particularly on the evaluation of potential sites and provides detailed guidance on the field management of the power plants built on them. With over 100 pages of new material informed by the breakthroughs of the last 25 years, Geothermal Reservoir Engineering remains the only training tool and professional reference dedicated to advising both new and experienced geothermal reservoir engineers.
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  • Hardback | 378 pages
  • 154.94 x 231.14 x 25.4mm | 680.39g
  • Academic Press Inc
  • San Diego, United States
  • English
  • 2nd edition
  • 0123838800
  • 9780123838803
  • 702,674

Table of contents

1. Geothermal Reservoirs 2. Concepts of Geothermal Systems 3. Simple Quantitative Models 4. Interpretation of Downhole Measurements 5. Downhole Measurement 6. Measurements During Drilling 7. Well Completion and Heating 8. Production Testing 9. Case Study: A History of Well BR2, Ohaaki 10. Conceptual Modeling and Simple Inferences 11. Simulation 12. Field Examples 13. Field Management 14. Well Stimulation and Engineered Geothermal Appendix 1 Pressure Transient Analysis Appendix 2 Gas Correction for Flow Measurements Appendix 3 Equations of Motion and State Appendix 4 Geothermal Fields
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