Handbook of Energy, Volume II book cover

Handbook of Energy, Volume II

Chronologies, Top Ten Lists, and Word Clouds

Handbook of Energy, Volume II: Chronologies, Top Ten Lists, and Word Clouds draws together a comprehensive account of the energy field from the prestigious and award-winning authors of the Encyclopedia of Energy (2004), The Dictionary of Energy, Expanded Edition (2009), and the Handbook of Energy, Volume I (2013).

Handbook of Energy, Volume II takes the wealth of information about historical aspects of energy spread across many books, journals, websites, disciplines, ideologies, and user communities and synthesizes the information in one central repository. This book meets the needs of a diverse readership working in energy, and serves as a vital method of communication among communities including colleges and universities, nongovernmental organizations, government agencies, consulting firms and research institutes of energy, environmental, and public policy issues.

Audience

Libraries of colleges/universities; non-governmental organizations; government agencies; consulting firms; research institutes of energy, environmental, and public policy issues. Academics, undergraduate/graduate students, research scientists who study energy, business corporations, professional firms, government agencies, foundations, other groups whose activities relate to energy.

Hardbound, 968 Pages

Published: December 2013

Imprint: Elsevier

ISBN: 978-0-12-417013-1

Contents

  • I. Sources
    Bioenergetics, Biomass, Hydropower, Wind, Coal, Oil, Oil Sands, Natural Gas, Manufactured Gas, Electricity, Nuclear, Alternatives, Renewables, Solar, Photovoltaic, Geothermal, Hydrogen, Fuel Cells, Ocean Energy

     

    II. Foundations
    Thermodynamics, Physics, Chemistry, Earth Science, Measurement, Concepts


     
    III. Applications
    Consumption, Conversion, Efficiency, Storage, Materials, Devices and Tools, Agriculture, Mining, Land Transportation, Water Transportation, Air Transportation, Lighting, HVAC, Refrigeration, Communication

     

    IV. Effects
    Depletion and Shortages, Wars and Conflicts, Health and Safety, Environment, Climate Change, Ecology, Transitions

     

    V. Correlations
    Economics, Business, Organizations, Policy, Social Issues, Public Attitudes

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