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Energy
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  • ISBN-13: 9780023046018
  • ISBN: 0023046015
  • Edition: 2
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  • Publisher: Prentice Hall PTR

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1. General Considerations. 2. A Digression on the Necessity of a Finite World Population. 3. Work, Energy, and Power. 4. Electricity. 5. Consumption of Electrical Energy: Projections and Exponential Growth. 6. Production and Distribution of Electricity. 7. Atoms and Chemical Energy. 8. The Efficiency of Energy Generation and Thermodynamics. 9. Environmental Effects of Utility Generating Facilities. 10. Mineral Resources. 11. Fossil-Fuel Resources. 12. Moving Down the Road. 13. Pollution From Fossil Fuels. 14. Climate. 15. Climate Change and Human Activity. 16. Nuclear Energy. 17. Energy From Nuclear Reactors. 18. Safety and Nuclear Energy. 19. Solar Energy. 20. Solar Energy and Water. 21. Biomass Energy. 22. The Energy Cost of AgricultureA Case Study. 23. Energy Storage and Energy Alternatives. 24. Conservation: An Important Energy Source. 25. Recycling and Reuse. 26. Tocsin. Appendix 1. Scientific Notation. Appendix 2. Logarithms. Appendix 3. Understanding Tabular Data.Aubrecht, Gordon J. is the author of 'Energy', published 1994 under ISBN 9780023046018 and ISBN 0023046015.

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