Energy, Physics and the Environment
Edition: 3rd 2007
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Description: 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.
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All the information you need in one place! Each Study Brief is a summary of one specific subject; facts, figures, and explanations to help you learn faster.
List price: $143.95
Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: CENGAGE Learning Custom Publishing
Publication date: 12/9/2006
Size: 8.25" wide x 10.75" long x 0.50" tall
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