Geothermal Engineering: Fundamentals and Applications (Paperback)

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Geothermal Engineering: Fundamentals and Applications (Paperback)

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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.

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.
Product Details ISBN: 9781493946792
ISBN-10: 149394679X
Publisher: Springer
Publication Date: July 26th, 2016
Pages: 336
Language: English