eBook Handbook of Energy, 1st Edition

  • Volume 2
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  • ISBN-10: 0124170196
  • ISBN-13: 9780124170193
  • DDC: 333.79
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 968 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2013 | Published/Released June 2014
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2013
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Overview

Handbook of Energy, Volume II: Chronologies, Top Ten Lists, and Word Clouds draws together a comprehensive account of the energy field from the prestigious and award-winning authors of the Encyclopedia of Energy (2004), The Dictionary of Energy, Expanded Edition (2009), and the Handbook of Energy, Volume I (2013). Handbook of Energy, Volume II takes the wealth of information about historical aspects of energy spread across many books, journals, websites, disciplines, ideologies, and user communities and synthesizes the information in one central repository. This book meets the needs of a diverse readership working in energy, and serves as a vital method of communication among communities including colleges and universities, nongovernmental organizations, government agencies, consulting firms and research institutes of energy, environmental, and public policy issues.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Contents.
Preface.
1: Sources.
2: Bioenergetics.
3: Biomass.
4: Hydropower.
5: Wind.
6: Coal.
7: Oil.
8: Oil Sands.
9: Natural Gas.
10: Manufactured Gas.
11: Electricity.
12: Nuclear.
13: Alternatives.
14: Renewables.
15: Solar.
16: Photovoltaics.
17: Geothermal.
18: Hydrogen.
19: Fuel Cells.
20: Ocean Energy.
21: Foundations.
22: Thermodynamics.
23: Physics.
24: Chemistry.
25: Earth Science.
26: Measurement.
27: Concepts.
28: Applications.
29: Consumption.
30: Conversion.
31: Efficiency.
32: Storage.
33: Materials.
34: Devices and Tools.
35: Agriculture.
36: Mining.
37: Transportation, Land.
38: Transportation, Water.
39: Transportation, Air.
40: Lighting.
41: HVAC (Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning).
42: Refrigeration.
43: Communication.
44: Impacts.
45: Depletion and Shortages.
46: Wars and Conflicts.
47: Health and Safety.
48: Environment.
49: Climate Change.
50: Ecology.
51: Transitions.
52: Correlations.
53: Economics.
54: Business.
55: Organizations.
56: Policy.
57: Social Issues.
58: Public Attitudes.