Energy, Physics and the Environment

ISBN-10: 1426624336
ISBN-13: 9781426624339
Edition: 3rd 2007
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Book details

List price: $141.95
Edition: 3rd
Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: CENGAGE Learning Custom Publishing
Publication date: 12/9/2006
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 350
Size: 8.25" wide x 10.75" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 2.090
Language: English

Energy, Physics and the Environment provides a foundational quantitative account of energy and related environmental issues for university students in science who have a first-year preparation in Physics. The text discusses the numbers involved in the various dimensions of the overall energy issue in order to help the reader develop a quantitative grasp on them. This third edition book features an expanded section on uranium resources and the most updated data available. Energy, Physics and the Environment gives students the opportunity to study current energy supply concerns and the impact that energy supply shortage has on the environment.

Chapter 1: Energy and Power in Today?s World Chapter 2: Energy Consumption: Past, Present and Future Chapter 3: The Hubbert Model of Resource Production Chapter 4: Efficiency of Energy Conversions Chapter 5: Health and Environmental Impacts of Fossil Fuels Chapter 6: Electromagnetic Radiation and the Greenhouse Effect Chapter 7: Electricity 7.1 Electric Charge Chapter 8: Magnetism and A.C. Electricity Chapter 9: Commercial Electricity Chapter 10: Nuclear Physics Chapter 11: Nuclear Energy: 20th Century Chapter 12: Health and Environmental Impacts of Nuclear Energy Chapter 13: Nuclear Energy: 21st Century Chapter 14: Renewable Energy I Chapter 15: Renewable Energy II Chapter 16: Energy Use in the Residential, Commercial and Industrial Sectors Chapter 17: The Automobile and Transportation Chapter 18: New Energy Technologies

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