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A dictionary of energy science

Author: N A Jelley
Publisher: [Oxford] : Oxford University Press, 2017.
Series: Oxford quick reference.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This dictionary covers terms related to energy technologies and their impact on the world's energy use. It sets out the principles behind each technology's operation, as well as its economic, environmental, and social impacts. Coverage includes energy demand and conservation, electricity generation and distribution, energy storage, renewable energy and fossil fuel technologies, nuclear energy, environmental issues,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Dictionaries
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: N A Jelley
ISBN: 9780191826276 0191826278
OCLC Number: 970401289
Target Audience: Specialized.
Description: 1 online resource : illustrations.
Series Title: Oxford quick reference.
Responsibility: Nick Jelley.

Abstract:

This dictionary covers terms related to energy technologies and their impact on the world's energy use. It sets out the principles behind each technology's operation, as well as its economic, environmental, and social impacts. Coverage includes energy demand and conservation, electricity generation and distribution, energy storage, renewable energy and fossil fuel technologies, nuclear energy, environmental issues, energy and society, and biographies of eminent energy scientists. The text is complemented by illustrations, a chronology, and global statistics on energy use.

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