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Renewable Energy : a First Course.

Author: Robert Ehrlich
Publisher: Hoboken : CRC Press, 2014.
Series: EBL-Schweitzer
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : Online-ausgView all editions and formats
Publication:Renewable energy.
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Front Cover; Contents; Preface; Acknowledgments; Author; Chapter 1: Introduction; Chapter 2: Fossil Fuels; Chapter 3: Nuclear Power : Basic Science; Chapter 4: Nuclear Power : Technology; Chapter 5: Biofuels; Chapter 6: Geothermal Energy; Chapter 7: Wind Power; Chapter 8: Hydropower; Chapter 9: Solar Radiation and Earth's Climate; Chapter 10: Solar Thermal; Chapter 11: Photovoltaics; Chapter 12: Energy Conservation
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Robert Ehrlich
ISBN: 9781466599444 1466599448
In: Ehrlich, Robert
OCLC Number: 910558618
Description: Online-Ressource (1 online resource (460 Seiten)).
Contents: Introduction. Fossil Fuels. Nuclear Power: Basic Science. Nuclear Power: Technology. Biofuels. Geothermal Energy. Wind Power. Hydropower. Solar Radiation and Earth's Climate. Solar Thermal. Photovoltaics. Energy Conservation and Efficiency. Energy Storage and Transmission. Climate and Energy: Policy, Politics, and Public Opinion. Appendix: Answers to Even-Numbered Problems. Index.
Series Title: EBL-Schweitzer

Abstract:

Front Cover; Contents; Preface; Acknowledgments; Author; Chapter 1: Introduction; Chapter 2: Fossil Fuels; Chapter 3: Nuclear Power : Basic Science; Chapter 4: Nuclear Power : Technology; Chapter 5: Biofuels; Chapter 6: Geothermal Energy; Chapter 7: Wind Power; Chapter 8: Hydropower; Chapter 9: Solar Radiation and Earth's Climate; Chapter 10: Solar Thermal; Chapter 11: Photovoltaics; Chapter 12: Energy Conservation and Efficiency; Chapter 13: Energy Storage and Transmission; Chapter 14: Climate and Energy: Policy, Politics, and Public Opinion; Appendix; Back Cover.

IntroductionWhy Another Book on Energy?Why Is Energy So Important to Society?Exactly What Is Energy?Might There Be Some New Forms of Energy Not Yet Known?What Are the Units of Energy?Laws of ThermodynamicsWhat Is an Energy Source?What Exactly Is the World's Energy Problem?How Is Green or Renewable Energy Defined?Why Has Renewable Energy and Conservation Been Neglected Until Fairly Recently?Does Energy Efficiency Really Matter?Which Renewable Energy Sources Hold the Greatest Promise?Who Are the World Leaders in Renewable Energy?What Is Our Likely Energy Future?Complexities in Charting the Best.

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