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- World Scientific Publishing Company 2008; US$ 35.00
This book describes the effect that hydrocarbon energy (oil, gas and coal) has had on human evolution, how we got to the stage we are at today, what we are doing about it and where it will lead us in the not-too-distant future.The book is not speculation, but rather a collection of provable information based on verifiable facts which readers are encouraged... more...
- Taylor and Francis 1992; US$ 61.95
This work considers the different meanings of energy and its effects upon language and personality. It highlights, through a range of practical examples, the difficulties of teaching the concept of "energy" and ways in which it can be related to the everyday world and school physics. more...
- RAND Corporation 2003; US$ 9.95
The E-Vision 2002 Conference, held in May 2002, was sponsored by the U.S. Department of Energy as a step toward implementing a key recommendation of the Bush administration?s National Energy Policy. It gathered 150 of the nation?s leading energy experts to discuss ways of reducing the country?s energy intensity. This volume and the additional volume... more...
- RAND Corporation 2001; US$ 9.95
This report documents an initiative by the Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) of the US Department of Energy to identify and assess a range of emerging issues that may affect future energy use and supply. It includes papers taken from the E-Vision 2000 conference. more...
- World Scientific Publishing Company 2005; US$ 67.60
Energy may be the most important factor that will influence the shape of society in the 21st century. The cost and availability of energy significantly impacts our quality of life, the health of national economies, the relationships between nations, and the stability of our environment. What kind of energy do we want to use in our future? Will there... more...
- Cambridge University Press 2003; US$ 46.00
This book presents fifteen interdisciplinary case studies of the application of technology in the energy and environment sectors. The case studies include applications of solar, wind, fuel cell, nuclear, and other coal combustion and emission control technologies. Both successes and failures are analyzed. more...
- Elsevier Science 2004; US$ 106.00
This third edition of Renewable Energy is undoubtedly one of the most complete accounts of the subject, from source through to extraction and use. The book is academically rigorous, but accessible. The author first describes the effect of the sun on the atmosphere and the creation of wind and waves, including the effects of global warming. For each... more...
- CRC Press 2007; US$ 139.95
Offers guidance on the planning and design of "green" technologies. This book focuses on management strategies for better utilization of energy in buildings and industry as well as ways of improving energy efficiency at the end use. more...
- ABC-CLIO 2007; US$ 55.00
Global energy needs have increased dramatically over the past 100 years, and they will continue to increase, creating energy, environmental, and social crises. Can we solve this problem?||The first step, according to the authors of Energy Use Worldwide: A Reference Handbook, is to understand fundamental energy issues. Combining their knowledge from... more...