Energy Resources

Energy Resources

by Andrew L. Simon


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A popular introduction to the various energy carriers, their availability and their production technologies.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781931313193
Publisher: Simon Publications
Publication date: 01/28/2001
Pages: 168
Product dimensions: 6.14(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.49(d)

Table of Contents

Chapter 1The Historical Perspective1
Chapter 2What is Energy?9
Chapter 3Ways We Use Energy17
Chapter 4Coal33
Chapter 5Oil49
Chapter 6Natural Gas67
Chapter 7The Heat Energy of the Underground75
Chapter 8Power from Sunshine83
Chapter 9The Energy of Running Waters95
Chapter 10To Catch the Wind105
Chapter 11Atomic Energy111
Chapter 12Fusion, the Promise of Limitless Power125
Chapter 13Other Techniques of Energy Conversion131
Chapter 14The Challenge145
Problems to Ponder151

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