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Energy Explained -Alternative Convenntional energy (2 Vol. set)

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Energy Explained -Alternative Convenntional energy (2 Vol. set)

Authors :

Vikram Janardhan

ISBN :

9781442203723

Publisher :

Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.

Imprint :

Rowman & Littlefield

Cover Price :

59.95

CD Included :

No

Pages :

271

Binding :

Hardback

Publication Year :

2011

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Energy Explained -Alternative Convenntional energy (2 Vol. set)

* Volume I: Conventional Energy

* Preface - A call for Energy Literacy

* Part 1: The World of Energy

* Chapter 1: Why is this Topic so Important Now?

* Chapter 2: A Brief History of Energy

* Part 2: Oil, Oil Everywhere: The World of Oil

* Chapter 3: Black Gold: A Brief History of Oil

* Chapter 4: The Science and Technology of Oil

* Chapter 5: Refining and Distribution

* Chapter 6: How do Gasoline Prices Work?

* Chapter 7: Peak Oil: How Much Do We Have Left?

* Chapter 8: OPEC and the Role of the Oil Cartel

* Chapter 9: Oil and the Environment

* Chapter 10: The Future of Oil

* Part 3: Fuel From Fossils

* Chapter 11: King Coal

* Chapter 12: Natural Gas

* Chapter 13: Global Warming

* Part 4: Power Up! The Incredible World of Electricity

* Chapter 14: What is Electricity?

* Chapter 15: Power Generation

* Chapter 16: Transmission and Distribution

* Chapter 17: Our Electric System

* Part 5: Energy Policy

* Chapter 18: Energy Policy at Home and Abroad

* Chapter 19: Energy Market Regulation

* Chapter 20: Deregulation

* Volume II: Alternative Energy

* Part 1: Renewable Energy

* Chapter 1: Wind Energy

* Chapter 2: Solar Energy

* Chapter 3: Tidal Energy

* Chapter 4: Biomass Energy

* Chapter 5: Geothermal Energy

* Chapter 6: Bottle That Electron! (Energy Storage)

* Part 2: Energy and Transportation

* Chapter 7: Land, Sea and Air - Energy in Transportation

* Chapter 8: Fuels From Fossils (Revisited)

* Chapter 9: Biodiesel

* Chapter 10: Ethanol

* Chapter 11: Hybrids, Plug-ins and Electric Vehicles

* Chapter 12: Fuel Cells and Hydrogen

* Chapter 13: The Road Ahead

* Part 3: Energy Security

* Chapter 14: Security, Reliability, Diversity and Independence

* Chapter 15: Our Aging Power Grid

* Chapter 16: Nuclear Energy

* Chapter 17: The Geopolitics of Oil

* Part 4: Energy Efficiency

* Chapter 18: Reducing Energy Wastage

* Chapter 19: Energy Efficiency Begins at Home

* Chapter 20: Green Living

* Chapter 21: Energy Efficiency on a Broader Scale

* Part 5: A New Energy Economy

* Chapter 22: Clean Tech Investments

* Chapter 23: Energy, Economy, Jobs and Education

* Chapter 24: The Coming Energy Revolution


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