Geothermal energy Syllabus

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  1. The nature of geothermal resources and the history of its use and geothermal power plants
  2. Sources and Types of Geothermal Energy, Earth’s Function as a Thermal Machine
  3. Physics of geothermal sources, Initial temperature fluctuations, Heat sources and materials due to volcanic activity, Effect of pressure and depth on temperature gradient, Heat sources in sedimentary layers, Dry and hot rock, Surface heat flow
  4. Exploitation of geothermal resources (power generation, thermal applications, economic considerations of geothermal energy)
  5. Environmental and regional heating and cooling, geothermal common technologies, high-pressure steam sources, dry steam plant, dry and hot rock technology combined plant
  6. Environmental considerations
  7. Industrial applications
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