Journal of Energy and Power Technology (JEPT) is an international peer-reviewed Open Access journal published quarterly online by LIDSEN Publishing Inc. This periodical is dedicated to providing a unique, peer-reviewed, multi-disciplinary platform for researchers, scientists and engineers in academia, research institutions, government agencies and industry. The journal is also of interest to technology developers, planners, policy makers and technical, economic and policy advisers to present their research results and findings.

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Special Issue

Recent Advances in Geothermal Energy

Submission Deadline: November 30, 2023 (Open) Submit Now

Guest Editor

Mehrdad Massoudi, PhD, Adjunct Professor

1. Department of Biomedical Engineering, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA 15213-3890, USA
2. Department of Mechanical Engineering, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA 15213-3890, USA

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Research interests: multi-component flows; non-Newtonian fluids; granular materials; heat transfer; mathematical modelling; geomechanics; geothermal energy

About This Topic

Dear Colleagues,

Geothermal energy is the thermal energy generated and stored in the Earth's core, mantle, and crust. Geothermal technologies are used to generate electricity and to heat and cool buildings. To develop accurate models for heat and mass transfer applications involving fluid flow in geothermal applications or reservoir engineering and petroleum industries, a basic knowledge of the rheological and the transport properties of the materials involved (for example, drilling fluid, rock properties, etc.), especially in high-temperature and high pressure environments, are needed. In this Special Issue, all aspects of fluid flow and heat transfer in geothermal applications, including the ground heat exchanger, conduction and convection in porous media are considered. The emphasis here will be on mathematical and computational aspects of fluid flow in conventional and unconventional reservoirs, geothermal engineering, fluid flow and heat transfer in drilling engineering and enhanced oil recovery (hydraulic fracturing, Steam-assisted gravity drainage (SAGD), CO2 injection, etc.) applications. Contributions in all these areas are welcome.

Prof. Dr. Mehrdad Massoudi
Guest Editor

Keywords

  • Geothermal
  • Heat exchangers
  • Heat transfer
  • Transport properties
  • Mathematical modeling
  • Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD)
  • Drilling
  • Porous media
  • Multiphase flow
  • Conventional and unconventional reservoirs
  • Enhanced oil recovery
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