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Energy : technology and directions for the future

Author: John R Fanchi
Publisher: Amsterdam ; London : Academic, ©2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Presenting the fundamentals of energy for scientists and engineers, this book is a survey of energy sources. It helps the reader learn about the history and science of several energy sources as well  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John R Fanchi
ISBN: 0122482913 9780122482915
OCLC Number: 60739225
Description: xxiii, 491 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction --
Electric power generation and distribution --
Heat engines and heat exchangers --
The Earth geothermal energy --
Origin of fossil fuels --
Fossil energy --
Solar energy --
Solar electric technology --
Mass-energy transformations --
Nucleosynthesis --
Nuclear energy --
Alternative energy: wind and water --
Alternative energy: biomass and synfuels --
Energy, economics, and environment --
The twenty-first century energy mix.
Responsibility: by John R. Fanchi.

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