Jul 19, 2024  
2021-2022 Undergraduate Bulletin 
    
2021-2022 Undergraduate Bulletin [ARCHIVED BULLETIN]

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PE 4023 Fundamentals and Applications of Geothermal Engineering


(3 hours)
Basics of geothermal systems, exploration and assessment of geothermal resources, and utilization of geothermal energy. Types and classification of geothermal systems (Hydrothermal, EGS/HDR). Thermodynamics, flow and transport mechanisms in geothermal systems. Drilling, testing, production, reservoir  engineering and modeling concepts. Direct and indirect usages. Geothermal power (flash versus binary) systems. Prerequisites: ES 3053 , MATH 3073 .



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