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Geothermal power plants : principles, applications, case studies, and environmental impact

Author: Ronald DiPippo
Publisher: Amsterdam ; Boston : Butterworth-Heinemann, ©2012.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : 3rd edView all editions and formats
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Now in its 3rd edition, this single resource covers all aspects of the utilization of geothermal energy for power generation using fundamental scientific and engineering principles. Its practical emphasis is enhanced by the use of case studies from real plants that increase the reader's understanding of geothermal energy conversion and provide a unique compilation of hard-to-obtain data and experience. Important new  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
DiPippo, Ronald.
Geothermal power plants.
Amsterdam ; Boston : Butterworth-Heinemann, c2012
(DLC) 2011052963
(OCoLC)773025116
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Ronald DiPippo
ISBN: 9780080982069 0080982069 9780123947871 0123947871
OCLC Number: 789131581
Description: 1 online resource.
Contents: PART ONE RESOURCE IDENTIFICATION AND DEVELOPMENT --
1. Geology of Geothermal Regions --
2. Exploration Strategies and Techniques --
3. Geothermal Well Drilling --
4. Reservoir Engineering --
PART TWO GEOTHERMAL POWER GENERATING SYSTEMS --
5. Single-Flash Steam Power Plants --
6. Double-Flash Steam Power Plants --
7. Dry-Steam Power Plants --
8. Binary Cycle Power Plants --
9. Advanced Geothermal Energy Conversion Systems --
10. Hot Dry Rock/Enhanced Geothermal Systems/Deep Hydrothermal Systems --
11. Exergy Analysis Applied to Geothermal Power Systems --
PART THREE GEOTHERMAL POWER PLANT CASE STUDIES --
12. Larderello Dry-Steam Power Plants, Tuscany, Italy --
13. The Geysers Dry-Steam Power Plants, Sonoma and Lake Counties, California, U.S.A. --
14. Cerro Prieto Power Station, Baja California Norte, Mexico --
15. Hatchobaru Power Station, Oita Prefecture, Kyushu, Japan --
16. Mutnovsky Flash-Steam Power Plant, Kamchakta Peninsula, Russia --
17. Miravalles Power Station, Guanacaste Province, Costa Rica --
18. Heber Binary Plants, Imperial Valley, California, USA --
19. Magmamax Binary Power Plant, East Mesa, Imperial Valley California, USA --
20. Raft River Plants, Idaho, USA --
21. Kizildere and Salavatli Plants, Turkey --
22. Nesjavellir and Hellisheidi Plants, Iceland --
23. Environmental Impact of Geothermal Power Plants.
Responsibility: Ronald DiPippo.

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