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Energy science : principles, technologies and impacts

Author: John Andrews, fizik.; Nicholas Alfred Jelley
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, cop. 2007.
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Integrates the science behind the key energy sources that are at our disposal with the socioeconomic issues which surround their use to give an overview of the range of energy sources. Covering  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Andrews, fizik.; Nicholas Alfred Jelley
ISBN: 9780199281121 0199281122
OCLC Number: 444432332
Description: XV, 328 str. : ilustr. ; 25 cm.
Contents: 1. Introduction; 2. Thermal energy; 3. Essential fluid mechanics for energy conversion; 4. Hydropower, tidal power, and wave power; 5. Wind power; 6. Solar energy; 7. Biomass; 8. Energy from fission; 9. Energy from fusion; 10. Generation and transmission of electricity, energy storage, and fuel cells; 11. Energy and society
Responsibility: John Andrews and Nick Jelley.
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A major strength of this book is its format, as it guides the reader through each energy type with a gradual building of knowledge. The Higher Education Academy As educators what we need is a good Read more...

 
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