Geothermal Handbook

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This handbook is intended to assist the physicist, chemist, engineer, and geologist engaged in discovering and developing geothermal energy resources. This first section contains a glossary of the approximately 500 most frequently occurring geological, physical, and engineering terms, chosen from the geothermal literature. Sections 2 through 8 are fact sheets that discuss such subjects as geothermal gradients, rock classification, and geological time scales. Section 9 contains conversion tables for the physical quantities of interest for energy research in general and for geothermal research in particular.

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Leffel, C.S., Jr. & Eisenberg, R.A. June 1, 1977.

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This handbook is intended to assist the physicist, chemist, engineer, and geologist engaged in discovering and developing geothermal energy resources. This first section contains a glossary of the approximately 500 most frequently occurring geological, physical, and engineering terms, chosen from the geothermal literature. Sections 2 through 8 are fact sheets that discuss such subjects as geothermal gradients, rock classification, and geological time scales. Section 9 contains conversion tables for the physical quantities of interest for energy research in general and for geothermal research in particular.

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  • Report No.: APL/JHU-SR-77-1
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  • DOI: 10.2172/897362 | External Link
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 897362
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc887781

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Leffel, C.S., Jr. & Eisenberg, R.A. Geothermal Handbook, report, June 1, 1977; United States. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc887781/: accessed November 17, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.