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Table 2 Parameters used for the numerical simulation of the temperature distribution around the BHE

From: Temperature sensor module for groundwater flow detection around borehole heat exchangers

Units Thermal conductivity [W m−1 K−1] Volumetric heat capacity [MJ K−1 m−3] Permeability [m2] Porosity [–] Temperature [°C]
Ground 2.8 2.0 3 × 10−11 0.330 10.0
Thermocem 2.0 1.0 1 × 10−19 0.010 10.0
Inlet tubes 0.3 4.0 1 × 10−20 0.001 7.0
Outlet tubes 0.3 4.0 1 × 10−20 0.001 7.3