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Author: Andrew Dean Foland; David G Haase
Publisher: New York : Chelsea House Publishers, ©2007.
Series: Physics in action (New York, N.Y.)
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Energy is the central concept of physics. Unable to be created or destroyed but transformable from one form to another, energy ultimately determines what is and isn't possible in our universe. This book gives readers an appreciation for the limits of energy and the quantities of energy in the world around them. This fascinating book explores the major forms of energy: kinetic, potential, electrical, chemical,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Foland, Andrew Dean.
Energy.
New York : Chelsea House Publishers, ©2007
(DLC) 2007009055
(OCoLC)85814103
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Andrew Dean Foland; David G Haase
ISBN: 9781438105703 1438105703
OCLC Number: 228443042
Description: 1 online resource (127 pages) : illustrations (some color).
Contents: What is energy? --
Kinetic energy of a skater --
Potential energy of Liberty's torch --
Heat power of the sun in 1 m2 --
Electrical energy of an AA battery --
Chemical energy of 1 kilogram of sugar --
Relativistic energy of 1 kilogram of helium fusion --
Household energy use --
Conclusion.
Series Title: Physics in action (New York, N.Y.)
Responsibility: Andrew Dean Foland ; David G. Haase, editor.
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Energy is the central concept of physics. Unable to be created or destroyed but transformable from one form to another, energy ultimately determines what is and isn't possible in our universe. This book gives readers an appreciation for the limits of energy and the quantities of energy in the world around them. This fascinating book explores the major forms of energy: kinetic, potential, electrical, chemical, thermal, and nuclear.

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