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Power from the waves

Author: David Ross
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 1995.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In this book the author clearly and comprehensively expains how wave power could work, how experimental stations do work, and the politics and vested interests that have hindered it, and continue to do so.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Ross, David, 1925-
Power from the waves.
Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 1995
(OCoLC)605095934
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: David Ross
ISBN: 0198565119 9780198565116
OCLC Number: 32859603
Notes: "Incorporating and expanding on Energy from the waves by the same author."
Description: viii, 212 pages : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm
Contents: 1. Introduction --
2. How and why it started --
3. What is a wave? --
4. From water wheel to gigawatt --
5. The letter from the Bionics Department --
6. The catalyst --
7. Ideas proliferate --
8. Scuppering the waves --
9. Norway to the rescue --
10. Survival of the fittest --
11. Brussels stumbles into action --
12. The OSPREY takes off --
13. The official view --
14. The future --
Appendix 1: Wave language.
Responsibility: David Ross.
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This text explains how harnessing energy from waves could work, how experimental stations do work and the politics and vested interests that have hindered and continue to hinder it.  Read more...

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