Energy Resources: Occurrence, Production, Conversion, Use (2000)


SKU: 9780387987446
Author: Wiser, Wendell H
Publication Date: 11/19/1999
Publisher: Springer
Binding: Hardcover
Media: Book
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This book deals with the physics and chemistry of all kinds of energy resources – coal, gas, oil, hydropower, and nuclear. After a brief introduction to the concepts of force, work, and energy, the book discusses energy resources and reserves, followed by discussions of electric power and methods for generating electricity. The discussion then turns to the uses of energy in agriculture, transportation, etc., and the pollution that accompanies these uses. The book concludes with material on energy conservation and energy supplies for the future.