By Rafid Al-Khoury, Jochen Bundschuh
''This ebook addresses precise, yet comparable and hugely vital geoenvironmental functions: CO2 sequestration in underground formation, and Compressed Air power garage (CAES). Sequestration of carbon dioxide in underground formations is taken into account an efficient approach and a practicable procedure for the mitigation of worldwide warming and weather swap. besides the fact that, the non permanent and long term results of such an operation should be catastrophic if the concerned hydro-chemo-physical and mechanical techniques on the local point aren't adequately addressed. Compressed air power garage is a comparatively new box of geoenvironmental software, yet gaining loads of momentum because of its potent usage for power garage. Renewable strength assets, akin to wind strength, might be successfully saved within the kind of a compressed air in underground formations at off-peak occasions, and re-utilized upon call for. despite the fact that, pumping and freeing compressed air may cause hydromechanical results at the area, inflicting subsidence, upheaving and minor earthquakes. contemplating the good potentials of those geoenvironmental purposes and their effects, it can be crucial to version the concerned movement methods and advance numerical instruments, that are in a position to describing such techniques in a correct, reliable and computationally effective demeanour. This ebook goals at reaching such types and numerical tools.''-- Read more...
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Several of my colleagues, who have long and wide experience in solving complicated problems in hydrology and transport in porous medium domains have contributed excellent chapters. Altogether, the list of contributors provides a perfect combination of applied mathematicians, geoscientists, chemists, energy and process engineers, computational mechanists and computer scientists. In addition to the computational modeling chapters, the book covers the theoretical backgrounds necessary for developing the computational models.
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In the absence of chemical reactions, the components are independent on each other, and thus, the mass of each individual component must be conserved and described by a corresponding mass balance equation. Components of a phase are described by the mass fraction of the component, Xπα , where α is a component within the π phase. For a typical CO2 geo-sequestration system, CO2 w , Xw , representing the mass of CO2 component in water four mass fractions are involved: Xw CO2 w phase and water component in water phase, respectively; and XCO , XCO , representing the mass 2 2 of water component in CO2 phase and CO2 component in CO2 phase, respectively.
Computational Models for CO2 Geo-sequestration & Compressed Air Energy Storage by Rafid Al-Khoury, Jochen Bundschuh