Encyclopedia of Energy, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 0080523617
  • ISBN-13: 9780080523613
  • DDC: 621.04203
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 5376 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2004 | Published/Released November 2007
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2004

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In recent years our usage and understanding of different types of energy has grown at a tremendous rate. The editor-in-chief, Cutler Cleveland, and his international team have brought together some 400 authors to produce Encyclopedia of Energy. This highly topical reference draws together all aspects of energy, covering a wealth of areas throughout the natural, social and engineering sciences.

This work provides easily accessible information about all aspects of energy, written by leading international authorities. It is indispensable for academics, researchers, professionals and students, and a valuable resource for policymakers, energy and environmental consultants and those working in business corporations and non-governmental organizations whose activities relate to energy and the environment.

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Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Editorial Board.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Contents of Volume 1.
Contents of Volumes 1-6.
Contents by Subject Area.
Foreword.
Preface.
Guide to the Encyclopedia.
1: Acid Deposition and Energy Use.
2: Aggregation of Energy.
3: Aircraft and Energy Use.
4: Air Pollution from Energy Production and Use.
5: Air Pollution, Health Effects of.
6: Alternative Transportation Fuels: Contemporary Case Studies.
7: Aluminum Production and Energy.
8: Aquaculture and Energy Use.
9: Arid Environments, Impacts of Energy Development in.
10: Batteries, Overview.
11: Batteries, Transportation Applications.
12: Bicycling.
13: Biodiesel Fuels.
14: Biomass, Chemicals from.
15: Biomass Combustion.
16: Biomass for Renewable Energy and Fuels.
17: Biomass Gasification.
18: Biomass: Impact on Carbon Cycle and Greenhouse Gas Emissions.
19: Biomass Resource Assessment.
20: Bottom-Up Energy Modeling.
21: Business Cycles and Energy Prices.
22: Carbon Capture and Storage from Fossil Fuel Use.
23: Carbon Sequestration, Terrestrial.
24: Carbon Taxes and Climate Change.
25: Cement and Energy.
26: City Planning and Energy Use.
27: Clean Air Markets.
28: Clean Coal Technology.
29: Climate Change and Energy, Overview.
30: Climate Change and Public Health: Emerging Infectious Diseases.
31: Climate Change: Impact on the Demand for Energy.
32: Climate Protection and Energy Policy.
33: Coal, Chemical and Physical Properties.
34: Coal Conversion.
35: Coal, Fuel and Non-Fuel Uses.
36: Coal Industry, Energy Policy in.
37: Coal Industry, History of.
38: Coal Mine Reclamation and Remediation.
39: Coal Mining, Design and Methods of.
40: Coal Mining in Appalachia, History of.
41: Coal Preparation.
42: Coal Resources, Formation of.
43: Coal Storage and Transportation.
44: Cogeneration.
45: Combustion and Thermochemistry.
46: Commercial Sector and Energy Use.
47: Complex Systems and Energy.
48: Computer Modeling of Renewable Power Systems.
49: Conservation Measures for Energy, History of.
50: Conservation of Energy Concept, History of.
51: Conservation of Energy, Overview.
52: Consumption, Energy, and the Environment.
53: Conversion of Energy: People and Animals.
54: Corporate Environmental Strategy.
55: Cost-Benefit Analysis Applied to Energy.
56: Crude Oil Releases to the Environment: Natural Fate and Remediation Options.
57: Crude Oil Spills, Environmental Impact of.
58: Cultural Evolution and Energy.
59: Decomposition Analysis Applied to Energy.
60: Depletion and Valuation of Energy Resources.
61: Derivatives, Energy.
62: Desalination and Energy Use.
63: Development and Energy, Overview.
64: Diet, Energy, and Greenhouse Gas Emissions.
65: Discount Rates and Energy Efficiency Gap.
66: Distributed Energy, Overview.
67: District Heating and Cooling.
68: Early Industrial World, Energy Flow in.
69: Earth's Energy Balance.
70: Easter Island: Resource Depletion and Collapse.