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Energy systems and sustainability : power for a sustainable future

Author: Bob Everett
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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Interdisciplinary in its approach and global in its perspective, this book provides a contemporary exploration of the economic, social, environmental, and policy issues raised by current energy  Read more...

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Bob Everett
ISBN: 9780199593743 0199593744
OCLC Number: 751794773
Notes: Previous edition: 2003.
Description: 1 volume : illustrations (some color) ; 27 cm
Contents: 1. Introductory Overview ; 2. Primary Energy ; 3. What Do We Use Energy For? ; 4. Forms of Energy ; 5. Coal ; 6. Heat to Motive Power ; 7. Oil and Gas ; 8. Oil and Gas Engines ; 9. Electricity ; 10. Nuclear Power ; 11. The Future of Nuclear Power ; 12. Costing Energy ; 13. Penalties: Assessing the Environmental and Health Impacts of Energy Use ; 14. Remedies: Making Fossil Fuel Use More Sustainable
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