A natural complement to the book Energy Studies by the same authors, this book contains solutions to 370 existing and new problems, many with illustrations, and updated Tables of Data on fuel supply. Energy Studies considers the various options of renewable energy, including water energy, wind energy and biomass, solar thermal and solar photovoltaic energy. And should the nuclear option remain open? The book examines the environmental implications and economic viability of all fossil and renewable sources, introduces more distant future options of geothermal energy and nuclear fusion, and discusses a near-future energy strategy. Contents: Energy and Power; Energy Resources and Energy Use; Electricity; Coal; Petroleum; Natural Gas; Geothermal Energy; Nuclear Energy; Water Energy; Wind Energy; Solar Heating of Water or Air; Solar Photovoltaic Conversion; Biological Energy and Chemical Energy.
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