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Books and Book Chapters

  1. Milora, S.L. and J.W. Tester, Geothermal Energy as a Source of Electric Power: Thermodynamic and Economic Design Criteria, MIT Press, Cambridge, MA, 186 pages (1976).
  2. Tester, J.W. and C.O. Grigsby, "Geothermal Energy," chapter in the Encyclopedia of Chemical Technology, John Wiley and Sons, Inc., New York, Vol. II, 3rd ed., pp. 746-790 (1980).
  3. Tester, J.W., "Energy Conversion and Economic Issues for Geothermal Energy," chapter in the Handbook of Geothermal Energy, Gulf Publishing Co., Houston, Texas, pp. 471-586 (1982).
  4. Hong, G.T., M. Modell and J.W. Tester, "Binary Phase Diagrams from a Cubic Equation of State," Chapter 13 in Chemical Engineering at Supercritical Fluid Conditions, Ann Arbor Science, Ann Arbor, Michigan (1983).
  5. Tester, J.W., "Development of Hot Dry Rock Geothermal Resources: Technical and Economic Issues," Chapter 9 in Energy: For Ourselves and Our Posterity, Prentice Hall, New York, pp. 209-228 (1985).
  6. Armstead, H.C.H. and J.W. Tester, Heat Mining, E. & F.N. Spon Ltd., London and New York, 478 pages (1987).
  7. Tester, J.W., D.O. Wood and N.A. Ferrari, (eds.), Energy and the Environment in the 21st Century, MIT Press, Cambridge, MA, 1006 pages (1991).
  8. Tester, J. W. and M. Modell, Thermodynamics and Its Applications, 3rd ed., Prentice Hall, Upper Saddle River, NJ, 960 pages (1997).
  9. Tester, J.W., E.M. Drake, M.W. Golay, M.J. Driscoll, and W.A. Peters, Sustainable Energy - Choosing Among Options, MIT Press, Cambridge, MA, 850 pages (2005).
  10. Marks, D.H, Tester, J.W., and Hill, T., "Pathways to a sustainable energy future", Chapter 7.2 of Part 7 in Encyclopaedia of Hydrocarbons, Istituto della Encycloedia Italiana fondata da Giovanni Treccani, Rome, Italy, (2006).

Recent Journal and Conference Articles

  1. Tester, J.W., T. Reber, K. Beckers, M. Lukawski, E. Camp, G.A. Aguirre, T. Jordan, and F. Horowitz, “Integrating geothermal energy use into re-building American infrastructure, Proceedings World Geothermal Congress 2015, Melbourne, Australia (April 19-25, 2015).
  2. Hillson, S. and J.W. Tester, “Heat transfer properties and dissolution behavior of Barre granite as applied to hydrothermal jet drilling with chemical enhancement,” Proceedings of Fortieth Workshop on Geothermal Reservoir Engineering, Stanford University, Stanford, CA (January 26-28, 2015).
  3. Hawkins, A., D. Fox, R. Zhao, J.W. Tester, L. Cathles, D. Loch, and M. Becker, “Predicting thermal breakthrough from tracer tests: Simulations and observations in a low-temperature field laboratory,” Proceedings of Fortieth Workshop on Geothermal Reservoir Engineering, Stanford University, Stanford, CA (January 26-28, 2015).
  4. Beckers, K.F., M.Z. Lukawski, G.A. Aguirre, S.D. Hillson, and J.W. Tester, “Hybrid low-grade geothermal-biomass systems for direct-use and co-generation: from campus demonstration to nationwide energy player,” Proceedings of Fortieth Workshop on Geothermal Reservoir Engineering, Stanford University, Stanford, CA (January 26-28, 2015).
  5. Stutz, G.R., E. Shope, G.A. Aguirre, M. Williams, Z. Frone, T.J. Reber, C.A. Whealton, J.D. Smith, M. Richards, D. Blackwell, J.W. Tester, J.R. Stedinger, T.E. Jordan, “Geothermal energy characterization in the Appalachian Basin of New York and Pennsylvania,” Proceedings of the Geothermal Resources Council Annual Meeting, Portland, OR (September 28 – October 1, 2014).
  6. Paap, S.M., K. Frey, G.R. Johnson, and J.W. Tester, “Solubility of benzyl methacrylate/methacrylic acid copolymers in carbon dioxide-expanded acetone and correlation with the PC-SAFT equation of state,” Fluid Phase Equilibria, 375, 115-123 (August 15, 2014).
  7. Reber, T.J., K.F. Beckers, and J.W. Tester, “The transformative potential of geothermal heating in the US energy market: A regional study of New York and Pennsylvania,” Energy Policy, 70, 30-44 (July 2014).
  8. Lukawski, M.Z., B.J. Anderson, C. Augustine, L.E. Capuano, K.F. Beckers, B. Livesay, and J.W. Tester, “Cost analysis of oil, gas, and geothermal well drilling,” Journal of Petroleum Science and Engineering, 118, 1-14 (June 2014).
  9. Horne, R.N. and J.W. Tester, “Geothermal energy: An emerging option for heat and power,” National Academy of Engineering, The Bridge 44 (1), 7-15, Spring 2014.
  10. Beckers, K.F. and J. W. Tester, “Utilizing geothermal heat pumps to provide cooling for cellular towers – Demonstration project at Cornell University,” Geothermal Resources Council Bulletin, 43, 2 (March/April 2014).
  11. Beckers, K.F., M.Z. Lukawski, B.J.Anderson, M.C. Moore, and J.W. Tester “Levelized costs of electricity and direct-use heat from Enhanced Geothermal Systems,” Journal of Renewable and Sustainable Energy, 6 (1), Article No. 013141 (January 2014). For a corrected figure, see issue 6 (5), Article No. 059902 (September 2014).