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Geothermal Engineering: Fundamentals and Applications
     

Geothermal Engineering: Fundamentals and Applications

by Arnold Watson
 

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This book explains the engineering required to bring geothermal resources into use. The book covers specifically engineering aspects that are unique to geothermal engineering, such as measurements in wells and their interpretation, transport of near-boiling water through long pipelines, turbines driven by fluids other than steam, and project economics. The

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This book explains the engineering required to bring geothermal resources into use. The book covers specifically engineering aspects that are unique to geothermal engineering, such as measurements in wells and their interpretation, transport of near-boiling water through long pipelines, turbines driven by fluids other than steam, and project economics. The explanations are reinforced by drawing comparisons with other energy industries.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781493946792
Publisher:
Springer New York
Publication date:
08/03/2016
Edition description:
Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 2013
Pages:
336
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x (d)

Meet the Author

Arnold Watson was most recently Director of the Geothermal Institute at the University of Auckland, from which he retired and entered private consultancy in 2003. His previous appointments include Geothermal Division Manager at KRTA (KML) Ltd., Auckland; Lecturer in Engineering, Simon Engineering Laboratories, University of Manchester; and Scientific Officer, UK Atomic Energy Authority. He holds a PhD from the University of London.

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