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Geothermal Power Plants Principles, Applications, Case Studies and Environmental Impact

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ISBN-10: 0750686200

ISBN-13: 9780750686204

Edition: 2nd 2008

Authors: Ronald DiPippo

List price: $165.00
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Ron DiPippo, Professor Emeritus at the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth, is a world-regarded geothermal expert. This single resource covers all aspects of the utilization of geothermal energy for power generation from fundamental scientific and engineering principles. The thermodynamic basis for the design of geothermal power plants is at the heart of the book and readers are clearly guided on the process of designing and analysing the key types of geothermal energy conversion systems. 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…    
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Book details

List price: $165.00
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2008
Publisher: Elsevier Science & Technology Books
Publication date: 11/13/2007
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 520
Size: 9.21" wide x 6.13" long x 1.15" tall
Weight: 2.2
Language: English

Ronald DiPippo is a world-recognized geothermal expert. He is the author of 98 technical publications and has taught as a visiting lecturer at M.I.T., Brown University, University of Nevada, Reno, and University of Akureyri, Iceland

Resource Identification and Development
Geology of Geothermal Regions
Exploration Strategies and Techniques
Geothermal Well Drilling
Reservoir Engineering
Geothermal Power Generating Systems
Single-Flash Steam Power Plants
Double-Flash Steam Power Plants
Dry-Steam Power Plants
Binary Cycle Power Plants
Advanced Geothermal Energy Conversion Systems
Exergy Analysis Applied to Geothermal Power Systems
Geothermal Power Plant Case Studies
Larderello Dry-Steam Power Plants, Tuscany, Italy
The Geysers Dry-Steam Power Plants, Sonoma and Lake Counties, California, U.S.A
Cerro Prieto Power Station, Baja California Norte, Mexico
Hatchobaru Power Station, Oita Prefecture, Kyushu, Japan
Mutnovsky Flash-Steam Power Plant, Kamchakta Peninsula, Russia
Miravalles Power Station, Guanacaste Province, Costa Rica
Heber Binary Plants, Imperial Valley, California, USA
Magmamax Binary Power Plant, East Mesa, Imperial Valley California, USA
Environmental Impact and Abatement Technology