A Numerical Simulation of the Natural Evolution of Vapor-Dominated Hydrothermal Systems

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We describe simulation of the transient evolution of a "cold" hydrothermal system into a steady-state partially vapor-dominated system. In our study we have neglected the effects of salts and gases and have assumed that rock properties are time independent and homogeneous within each part of the system. Despite these simplifications we believe that our model demonstrates the essential features of a natural hydrothermal convection system (NHCS).

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Pruess, K. & Truesdell, A.H. December 16, 1980.

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We describe simulation of the transient evolution of a "cold" hydrothermal system into a steady-state partially vapor-dominated system. In our study we have neglected the effects of salts and gases and have assumed that rock properties are time independent and homogeneous within each part of the system. Despite these simplifications we believe that our model demonstrates the essential features of a natural hydrothermal convection system (NHCS).

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  • Proceedings, Sixth Workshop Geothermal Reservoir Engineering, Stanford University, Stanford, California, December 16-18, 1980

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  • Report No.: SGP-TR-50-27
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Pruess, K. & Truesdell, A.H. A Numerical Simulation of the Natural Evolution of Vapor-Dominated Hydrothermal Systems, article, December 16, 1980; Berkeley, California. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc884774/: accessed December 12, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.