eBook Encyclopedia of Energy, 1st Edition

  • Morris A. Pierce
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  • ISBN-10: 1587658542
  • ISBN-13: 9781587658549
  • DDC: 333.7903
  • Grade Level Range: 9th Grade - College Senior
  • 1472 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2012 | Published/Released December 2012
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2012
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Overview

This academic, multi-author reference work serves as a general and non-technical resource for students and teachers to understand the importance of energy; to appreciate the influence of energy on societies around the world; to learn the history of energy; and to initiate educational discussion brought forth by the specific social and topical articles presented in the work.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Contents.
Publisher’s Note.
About the Editor.
Introduction.
Topic Finder.
List of Contributors.
1: Acid Rain.
2: Advertising and Marketing.
3: Afghanistan.
4: Agricultural Revolution.
5: Agricultural Wastes.
6: Agriculture.
7: Air Conditioning.
8: Air Pollution.
9: Alabama.
10: Alaska.
11: Albania.
12: Alberta.
13: Algeria.
14: Alternative Energy.
15: Ampère, André-Marie.
16: Anaerobic Digestion.
17: Andorra.
18: Angola.
19: Antarctica.
20: Antigua and Barbuda.
21: Appliance Standards.
22: Appliances.
23: Aramco.
24: Archimedes.
25: Arctic National Wildlife Refuge.
26: Arctic Ocean.
27: Argentina.
28: Arizona.
29: Arkansas.
30: Armenia.
31: Australia.
32: Austria.
33: Automobiles.
34: Aviation.
35: Azerbaijan.
36: Bahamas.
37: Bahrain.
38: Bangladesh.
39: Barbados.
40: Batteries as an Energy Source.
41: Battery Disposal.
42: Belarus.
43: Belgium.
44: Belize.
45: Benin.
46: Berlin Mandate.
47: Bernoulli, Daniel.
48: Best Management Practices.
49: Bhutan.
50: Bicycles.
51: Biodiesel.
52: Biogas Digester.
53: Biomass Energy.
54: Black, Joseph.
55: Boilers.
56: Bolivia.
57: Bonneville Power Administration.
58: Bosnia and Herzegovina.
59: Botswana.
60: BP.
61: Brazil.
62: Brunei.
63: Building Envelope.
64: Buildings.
65: Bulgaria.
66: Bureau of Reclamation, U.S..
67: Burkina Faso.
68: Burundi.
69: CAFE Standards.
70: California.
71: Cambodia.
72: Cameroon.
73: Canada.
74: Capacity.
75: Cape Verde.
76: Carbon Emissions Factors.
77: Carbon Footprint and Neutrality.
78: Carbon Sequestration.
79: Carbon Tax.
80: Carbon Trading and Offsetting.
81: Carnot, Sadi.
82: Carrier, Willis.
83: Caspian Sea.
84: Central African Republic.
85: Chad.
86: Chernobyl.
87: Chile.
88: China.
89: China Syndrome.
90: Chlorofluorocarbons.
91: Churchill, Winston.
92: Clausius, Rudolf.
93: Climate and Weather.
94: Climate Change.
95: Climate Neutrality.
96: Coal.
97: Cogeneration.
98: Cold Fusion.
99: Colombia.
100: Colorado.
101: Columbia River.
102: Communication.
103: Comoros.
104: Compact Fluorescent Lightbulbs.
105: Compressed Air.
106: Compressed Natural Gas.
107: Computers.
108: Congo, Democratic Republic of the.
109: Congo, Republic of the.
110: Connecticut.
111: Conservation.
112: Cooperatives.
113: Costa Rica.
114: Côte D’Ivoire.
115: Croatia.
116: Cuba.
117: Curie, Marie.
118: Cushing Trading Hub.
119: Cyprus.
120: Czech Republic.
121: Daylighting.
122: Delaware.
123: Demand-Side Management.
124: Denmark.
125: Department of Energy, U.S..
126: Deregulation.
127: Desaguliers, John Theophilus.
128: Diesel, Rudolf.
129: Dioxins.
130: District Energy.
131: District of Columbia.
132: Djibouti.
133: Dominica.
134: Dominican Republic.
135: Dominy, Floyd E..
136: East Timor.
137: Ecuador.
138: Edison, Thomas Alva.
139: Egypt.
140: Einstein, Albert.
141: El Salvador.
142: Electric Grids.
143: Electric Motors.
144: Electric Vehicles.
145: Electricity.
146: Embodied Energy.
147: Emissions Inventories.
148: Emissions Trading.
149: Energy Audit.
150: Energy Independence and Security Act of 2007.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
1: Energy Intensity.
2: Energy Markets: Commercial.
3: Energy Markets: Industrial.
4: Energy Markets: Residential.
5: Energy Markets: Transport.
6: Energy Payback.
7: Energy Policy.
8: Energy Policy Act of 2005.
9: Energy Poverty.
10: Energy Storage.
11: Energy Transmission: Electricity.
12: Energy Transmission: Gas.
13: Energy Transmission: Liquid Fluids.
14: Energy Transmission: Mechanical Energy.
15: Enron.
16: Enthalpy.
17: Entropy.
18: Environmental Stewardship.
19: Environmentally Preferable Purchasing.
20: Equatorial Guinea.
21: Ericsson, John.
22: Eritrea.
23: Estonia.
24: Ethanol: Cellulosic.
25: Ethanol: Corn.
26: Ethanol: Sugar Beet.
27: Ethanol: Sugarcane.
28: Ethanol: Wheat.
29: Ethiopia.
30: European Union.
31: Evans, Oliver.
32: Exergy.
33: External Combustion Engine.
34: Exxon Valdez Oil Spill.
35: ExxonMobil.
36: Faraday, Michael.
37: Federal Energy Regulatory Commission.
38: Feed-In Tariff.
39: Fiji.
40: Finland.
41: Flaring Gas.
42: Flex-Fuel Vehicles.
43: Florida.
44: Flywheels.
45: Food Miles.
46: Forecasting.
47: Fossil Fuels.
48: France.
49: Franklin, Benjamin.
50: Fuel Cells.
51: Fulton, Robert.
52: Fundamentals of Energy.
53: Furnaces.
54: Gabon.
55: Gambia.
56: Gasification.
57: Gasohol.
58: Georgia (Nation).
59: Georgia (U.S. State).
60: Geothermal Energy.
61: Germany.
62: Ghana.
63: Giant Power.
64: Gibbs, Josiah Willard.
65: Global Warming.
66: Greece.
67: Green Banking.
68: Green Energy Certification.
69: Green Power.
70: Green Pricing.
71: Greenhouse Gases.
72: Grenada.
73: Grid-Connected Systems.
74: Ground Source Heat Pumps.
75: Guatemala.
76: Guinea.
77: Guinea-Bissau.
78: Gulf Oil Spill.
79: Guyana.
80: Haiti.
81: Hawaii.
82: Heat Island Effect.
83: Heat Pumps.
84: Heat Transfer.
85: Heating Degree Days.
86: Heaviside, Oliver.
87: Helmholtz, Hermann von.
88: Henry Hub.
89: Hertz, Heinrich.
90: History of Energy: Ancient Sumer and Babylon.
91: History of Energy: Ancient Egypt.
92: History of Energy: Ancient Greece.
93: History of Energy: Ancient Rome.
94: History of Energy: Medieval World.
95: History of Energy: Renaissance.
96: History of Energy: 1700–1800.
97: History of Energy: 1800–1850.
98: History of Energy: 1850–1900.
99: History of Energy: 1900–1950.
100: History of Energy: 1950–2000.
101: History of Energy: 2000–2010.
102: Holding Companies.
103: Holly, Birdsill.
104: Home Energy Rating Systems.
105: Honduras.
106: Houdry, Eugene.
107: Hubbert, M. King.
108: Hubbert’s Peak.
109: Hughes, Thomas P..
110: Hungary.
111: Hybrid Vehicles.
112: Hydrogen.
113: Hydropower.
114: Iceland.
115: Idaho.
116: Illinois.
117: Independent System Operators.
118: India.
119: Indiana.
120: Indonesia.
121: Industrial Ecology.
122: Industrial Revolution.
123: Innovation.
124: Insulation.
125: Insull, Samuel.
126: Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change.
127: Internal Combustion Engine.
128: Internal Energy Market.
129: International Energy Agency.
130: International Energy Forum.
131: International Renewable Energy Agency.
132: Investor-Owned Utilities.
133: Iowa.
134: Iran.
135: Iraq.
136: Ireland.
137: Israel.
138: Italy.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
1: Jamaica.
2: Japan.
3: Jordan.
4: Joule, James.
5: Kansas.
6: Kazakhstan.
7: Kentucky.
8: Kenya.
9: Kinetic Energy.
10: Kiribati.
11: Korea, North.
12: Korea, South.
13: Kuwait.
14: Kyoto Protocol.
15: Kyrgyzstan.
16: Landfill Gas.
17: Laos.
18: Latvia.
19: Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design.
20: Lebanon.
21: Lesotho.
22: Levitation.
23: Liberia.
24: Libya.
25: Liechtenstein.
26: Life-Cycle Analysis.
27: Lighting.
28: Lithuania.
29: Louisiana.
30: Lovins, Amory.
31: Luxembourg.
32: Macedonia.
33: Madagascar.
34: Maine.
35: Malawi.
36: Malaysia.
37: Maldives.
38: Mali.
39: Malta.
40: Manufactured Gas.
41: Marcellus Shale.
42: Marshall Islands.
43: Maryland.
44: Massachusetts.
45: Mauritania.
46: Mauritius.
47: Mayer, Julius Robert von.
48: Meitner, Lise.
49: Methane.
50: Mexico.
51: Michigan.
52: Microhydropower.
53: Micronesia.
54: Minnesota.
55: Mississippi.
56: Missouri.
57: Moldova.
58: Monaco.
59: Mongolia.
60: Montana.
61: Morgan, J. P..
62: Morocco.
63: Mountaintop Removal Mining.
64: Mozambique.
65: Municipal Utilities.
66: Myanmar.
67: Namibia.
68: Nationalization.
69: Natural Energy Flows.
70: Natural Gas.
71: Natural Gas Storage.
72: Nauru.
73: Nebraska.
74: Nepal.
75: Net Metering.
76: Netherlands.
77: Nevada.
78: New Hampshire.
79: New Jersey.
80: New Mexico.
81: New York.
82: New Zealand.
83: Nicaragua.
84: Niger.
85: Nigeria.
86: Nitrogen Oxides.
87: Nonpoint Source Pollution.
88: Nonrenewable Energy Resources.
89: North American Electric Reliability Corporation.
90: North Carolina.
91: North Dakota.
92: Norway.
93: Nuclear Fission.
94: Nuclear Fusion.
95: Nuclear Power.
96: Offshore Drilling.
97: Ohio.
98: Oil and Gas Pipelines.
99: Oil and Natural Gas Drilling.
100: Oil and Petroleum.
101: Oil Market and Price.
102: Oil Sands.
103: Oil Shales.
104: Oil Spills.
105: Oklahoma.
106: Oman.
107: Oregon.
108: Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries.
109: Ørsted, Hans Christian.
110: Otto, Nikolaus.
111: Pakistan.
112: Palau.
113: Palestine.
114: Panama.
115: Papua New Guinea.
116: Paraguay.
117: Parsons, Charles.
118: Peat.
119: Pennsylvania.
120: Peru.
121: Petroviolence.
122: Philippines.
123: Photovoltaics.
124: Pickens, T. Boone.
125: Pinchot, Gifford.
126: Plug-in Hybrid Vehicles.
127: Poland.
128: Portugal.
129: Potential Energy.
130: Power and Power Plants.
131: Public Relations.
132: Public Transportation.
133: Public Utilities.
134: Public Utility Holding Company Act of 1935.
135: Public Utility Regulatory Policies Act of 1978.
136: Qatar.
137: Radiation.
138: Radiative Forcing.
139: Rankine, William.
140: Recycling.
141: Refining.
142: Refuse.
143: Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative.
144: Regulation.
145: Renewable Energy Credits.
146: Renewable Energy Portfolio.
147: Renewable Energy Resources.
148: Rhode Island.
149: Risk Assessment.
150: Risk Management.
151: Rockefeller, John D..
152: Romania.
153: Rotational Energy.
154: Rural Electrification.
155: Russia.
156: Rwanda.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
1: Saint Kitts and Nevis.
2: Saint Lucia.
3: Saint Vincent and the Grenadines.
4: Sakharov, Andrei.
5: Samoa.
6: San Marino.
7: São Tomé and Príncipe.
8: Saudi Arabia.
9: Savery, Thomas.
10: Senegal.
11: Serbia and Montenegro.
12: Seychelles.
13: Shell.
14: Ships.
15: Siemens, Ernst von.
16: Sierra Leone.
17: Singapore.
18: Slovakia.
19: Slovenia.
20: Smart Grids.
21: Smeaton, John.
22: Solar Concentrator.
23: Solar Energy.
24: Solar Thermal Systems.
25: Solomon Islands.
26: Somalia.
27: South Africa.
28: South Carolina.
29: South Dakota.
30: Spain.
31: Sperry, Elmer.
32: Sri Lanka.
33: Standard Oil Company.
34: Standardization.
35: Stephenson, George.
36: Stirling, Robert.
37: Sudan.
38: Sulfur Oxides.
39: Super Power.
40: Suriname.
41: Sustainability.
42: Sustainable Development.
43: Swaziland.
44: Sweden.
45: Switzerland.
46: Syria.
47: Tajikistan.
48: Tanzania.
49: Tarbell, Ida.
50: Taxation.
51: Tennessee.
52: Tennessee Valley Authority.
53: Tesla, Nikola.
54: Texas.
55: Thailand.
56: Thermal Storage.
57: Thermochemistry.
58: Thermodynamics.
59: Thompson, Benjamin (Count Rumford).
60: Thomson, Joseph John.
61: Thomson, William (Lord Kelvin).
62: Three Gorges Dam.
63: Three Mile Island.
64: Tidal Power.
65: Togo.
66: Tonga.
67: Total Primary Energy Supply.
68: Townes, Charles Hard.
69: Trains.
70: Transportation.
71: Trevithick, Richard.
72: Trinidad and Tobago.
73: Tunisia.
74: Turkey.
75: Turkmenistan.
76: Tuvalu.
77: Uganda.
78: Ukraine.
79: United Arab Emirates.
80: United Kingdom.
81: United States.
82: Units of Measurement.
83: Uranium.
84: Urban Sprawl.
85: Uruguay.
86: Utah.
87: Utilities.
88: Uzbekistan.
89: Vanuatu.
90: Vegetable Oil Fuel.
91: Venezuela.
92: Vermont.
93: Vertical Integration.
94: Vietnam.
95: Virginia.
96: Volatile Organic Compounds.
97: Volta, Alessandro.
98: War.
99: Washington State.
100: Waste Heat Recovery.
101: Waste Incineration.
102: Water Pollution.
103: Watt, James.
104: West Virginia.
105: Westinghouse, George.
106: Wheatstone, Charles.
107: Wind Resources.
108: Wind Technology.
109: Wisconsin.
110: Wood Energy.
111: Work and Energy.
112: World Commission on Environment and Development.
113: Wyoming.
114: Yemen.
115: Yucca Mountain.
116: Zambia.
117: Zero-Emissions Vehicles.
118: Zimbabwe.
Chronology.
Glossary.
Resource Guide.
Index.