Thermal Energy Storage in Soils at Temperatures Reaching 90°C

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A. Gabrielsson, U. Bergdahl, L. Moritz

Swedish Geotechnical Institute SE-581 93 Linköping, Sweden

J. Sol. Energy Eng 122(1), 3-8 (Mar 01, 2000) (6 pages) doi:10.1115/1.556272 History: Received July 01, 1998; Revised March 01, 2000
Copyright © 2000 by ASME
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Examples of ground heat exchangers with pipes in boreholes. (a) Open circulation system; (b)–(d) Closed circulation systems; (b) U-pipes in a water filled borehole; (c) U-pipes in a grout filled borehole; (d) A concentric pipe combined with a large number of small fluid channels close to the borehole wall 4.
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Measured and calculated heat losses as a function of time for the SGI test field 13
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Results of a thermal response test at a store temperature of 35°C at the SGI test field. Measured inlet and outlet temperatures together with calculated outlet temperature versus number of days since the beginning of the test.
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Calculated and measured temperatures at various distances outside a test store at the SGI test field. After six temperature cycles the operation of the store was shut off.
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Outline of settlements in a heat store in soft clay at cyclic temperature




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