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The Resource Low-enthalpy geothermal resources for power generation, D. Chandrasekharam, Jochen Bundschuh

Low-enthalpy geothermal resources for power generation, D. Chandrasekharam, Jochen Bundschuh

Label
Low-enthalpy geothermal resources for power generation
Title
Low-enthalpy geothermal resources for power generation
Statement of responsibility
D. Chandrasekharam, Jochen Bundschuh
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Action
digitized
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Chandrasekharam, D
Dewey number
621.44
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Bundschuh, Jochen
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Geothermal engineering
  • Geothermal resources
Label
Low-enthalpy geothermal resources for power generation, D. Chandrasekharam, Jochen Bundschuh
Instantiates
Publication
Note
"A Balkema book."
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 119-128) and indexes
Color
multicolored
Contents
Preface by Angela Merkel foreword 1 Introduction 2 World electricity demand and source mix forecasts 2.1 World overview 2.2 Regional electricity markets and forecasts until 2030 2.3 Regional electricity source mix and forecasts until 2030 3 Worldwide potential of low-enthalpy geothermal resources 3.1 World geothermal resources 3.2 Types of geothermal systems 3.3 Available low- and high-enthalpy geothermal resources 3.4 Actual use and developments of low- and high-enthalpy geothermal resources for power generation 3.5 Overcoming barriers to geothermal Energy 4 Low-enthalpy resources as solution for power generation and global warming mitigation 4.1 Overview 4.2 Benefits through emission reduction 4.3 Benefits of domestic geothermal resources versus fossil fuel imports 4.4 Benefits of geothermal versus hydroelectric power generation 4.5 Rural geothermal electrification using low-enthalpy geothermal resources 5 Geological, geochemical and geophysical characteristics of geothermal fields 5.1 Geological and tectonic characteristics 5.2 Geothermal systems associated with active volcanism and tectonics 5.3 Geothermal systems associated with continental collision zones 5.4 Geothermal systems within the continental rift systems associated with active volcanism 5.5 Geothermal systems associated with continental rifts 6 Geochemical methods for geothermal exploration 6.1 Geochemical techniques 6.2 Classification of geothermal waters 6.3 Chemical constituents in geothermal waters 6.4 Dissolved constituents in thermal waters 7 Geophysical methods for geothermal resources exploration 7.1 Geophysical techniques 7.1 Heat flow measurements 7.2 Electrical resistivity methods 7.3 Magnetotelluric survey 7.4 Geophysical well logging 8 Power generation techniques 8.1 Overview 8.2 Criteria for the selection of working fluid 8.3 Heat exchangers 8.4 Kalina cycle 9 Economics of power plants using low-enthalpy resources 9.1 Drilling for low-enthalpy geothermal reservoirs 9.2 Drilling cost 9.3 Drilling costs versus depth 9.4 Well productivity versus reservoir temperature 9.5 Power production vs well head temperature and flow rate 9.6 High-enthalpy versus low-enthalpy power plants 10 Small low-enthalpy geothermal projects for rural electrification 10.1 Definition of small geothermal power plants 10.2 Characterization of resources and cost reduction 10.3 Energy need for rural sector 10.4 Markets for small power plants 10.5 Advantages of small power plants 10.6 Cost of small power plants 10.7 Examples of small power plants References
Control code
ocn424522505
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xix, 149 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780203894552
Lccn
2008003160
Note
Taylor & Francis
Other physical details
illustrations (some color), maps
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)424522505
System details
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Label
Low-enthalpy geothermal resources for power generation, D. Chandrasekharam, Jochen Bundschuh
Publication
Note
"A Balkema book."
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 119-128) and indexes
Color
multicolored
Contents
Preface by Angela Merkel foreword 1 Introduction 2 World electricity demand and source mix forecasts 2.1 World overview 2.2 Regional electricity markets and forecasts until 2030 2.3 Regional electricity source mix and forecasts until 2030 3 Worldwide potential of low-enthalpy geothermal resources 3.1 World geothermal resources 3.2 Types of geothermal systems 3.3 Available low- and high-enthalpy geothermal resources 3.4 Actual use and developments of low- and high-enthalpy geothermal resources for power generation 3.5 Overcoming barriers to geothermal Energy 4 Low-enthalpy resources as solution for power generation and global warming mitigation 4.1 Overview 4.2 Benefits through emission reduction 4.3 Benefits of domestic geothermal resources versus fossil fuel imports 4.4 Benefits of geothermal versus hydroelectric power generation 4.5 Rural geothermal electrification using low-enthalpy geothermal resources 5 Geological, geochemical and geophysical characteristics of geothermal fields 5.1 Geological and tectonic characteristics 5.2 Geothermal systems associated with active volcanism and tectonics 5.3 Geothermal systems associated with continental collision zones 5.4 Geothermal systems within the continental rift systems associated with active volcanism 5.5 Geothermal systems associated with continental rifts 6 Geochemical methods for geothermal exploration 6.1 Geochemical techniques 6.2 Classification of geothermal waters 6.3 Chemical constituents in geothermal waters 6.4 Dissolved constituents in thermal waters 7 Geophysical methods for geothermal resources exploration 7.1 Geophysical techniques 7.1 Heat flow measurements 7.2 Electrical resistivity methods 7.3 Magnetotelluric survey 7.4 Geophysical well logging 8 Power generation techniques 8.1 Overview 8.2 Criteria for the selection of working fluid 8.3 Heat exchangers 8.4 Kalina cycle 9 Economics of power plants using low-enthalpy resources 9.1 Drilling for low-enthalpy geothermal reservoirs 9.2 Drilling cost 9.3 Drilling costs versus depth 9.4 Well productivity versus reservoir temperature 9.5 Power production vs well head temperature and flow rate 9.6 High-enthalpy versus low-enthalpy power plants 10 Small low-enthalpy geothermal projects for rural electrification 10.1 Definition of small geothermal power plants 10.2 Characterization of resources and cost reduction 10.3 Energy need for rural sector 10.4 Markets for small power plants 10.5 Advantages of small power plants 10.6 Cost of small power plants 10.7 Examples of small power plants References
Control code
ocn424522505
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xix, 149 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780203894552
Lccn
2008003160
Note
Taylor & Francis
Other physical details
illustrations (some color), maps
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)424522505
System details
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.

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