Computational Geotechnics

Storage of Energy Carriers

  • Thomas Nagel
  • Norbert Böttcher
  • Uwe-Jens Görke
  • Olaf Kolditz

Part of the SpringerBriefs in Energy book series (BRIEFSENERGY)

Also part of the Computational Modeling of Energy Systems book sub series (BRIESCMES)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xii
  2. Thomas Nagel, Norbert Böttcher, Uwe-Jens Görke, Olaf Kolditz
    Pages 1-5
  3. Thomas Nagel, Norbert Böttcher, Uwe-Jens Görke, Olaf Kolditz
    Pages 7-22
  4. Thomas Nagel, Norbert Böttcher, Uwe-Jens Görke, Olaf Kolditz
    Pages 23-43
  5. Thomas Nagel, Norbert Böttcher, Uwe-Jens Görke, Olaf Kolditz
    Pages 45-62
  6. Thomas Nagel, Norbert Böttcher, Uwe-Jens Görke, Olaf Kolditz
    Pages 63-63
  7. Back Matter
    Pages 65-70

About this book

Introduction

In this book, effective computational methods to facilitate those pivotal simulations using open-source software are introduced and discussed with a special focus on the coupled thermo-mechanical behavior of the rock salt. A cohesive coverage of applying geotechnical modeling to the subsurface storage of hydrogen produced from renewable energy sources is accompanied by specific, reproducible example simulations to provide the reader with direct access to this fascinating and important field. Energy carriers such as natural gas, hydrogen, oil, and even compressed air can be stored in subsurface geological formations such as depleted oil or gas reservoirs, aquifers, and caverns in salt rock. Many challenges have arisen in the design, safety and environmental impact assessment of such systems, not the least of which is that large-scale experimentation is not a feasible option. Therefore, simulation techniques are central to the design and risk assessment of these and similar geotechnical facilities.

  • Current research on applying geotechnical modeling to energy storage and dispatch for renewable energy systems;
  • Discusses effective computational methods for conducting design and safety assessments of geotechnical facilities using open-source software;
  • Demonstrates how computational simulations can be invaluable in scenarios where large-scale field experimentation is not possible.

Keywords

Computational geotechnics Distributed energy Energy carriers Energy storage Geotechnic simulation Geotechnics Hydrogen storage Natural gas Renewable energy storage Sub-surface geology OpenGeoSys

Authors and affiliations

  • Thomas Nagel
    • 1
  • Norbert Böttcher
    • 2
  • Uwe-Jens Görke
    • 3
  • Olaf Kolditz
    • 4
  1. 1.Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research GmbH - UFZLeipzigGermany
  2. 2.Environmental InformaticsHelmholtz Centre for Environmental Research GmbH - UFZLeipzigGermany
  3. 3.Environmental InformaticsHelmholtz Centre for Environmental Research GmbH - UFZLeipzigGermany
  4. 4.Environmental InformaticsHelmholtz Centre for Environmental Research GmbH - UFZLeipzigGermany

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-56962-8
  • Copyright Information Springer International Publishing AG 2017
  • Publisher Name Springer, Cham
  • eBook Packages Energy
  • Print ISBN 978-3-319-56960-4
  • Online ISBN 978-3-319-56962-8
  • Series Print ISSN 2191-5520
  • Series Online ISSN 2191-5539
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