Energy Resources mainly focuses on energy, including its definition, historical perspective, sources, utilization, and conservation. This text first explains what energy is and what its uses are. This book then explains coal, oil, and natural gas, which are some of the common energy sources used by various industries. Other energy sources such as wind, solar, geothermal, water, and nuclear energy sources are also tackled. This text also looks into fusion energy and techniques of energy conversion. This book concludes by explaining the energy allocation and utilization crisis. This publication will be invaluable to those interested in energy science.
Preface Chapter 1 The Historical Perspective Chapter 2 What is Energy? Chapter 3 Ways We Use Energy Chapter 4 Coal Chapter 5 Oil Chapter 6 Natural Gas Chapter 7 The Heat Energy of the Underground Chapter 8 Power from Sunshine Chapter 9 The Energy of Running Waters Chapter 10 To Catch the Wind Chapter 11 Atomic Energy Chapter 12 Fusion, the Promise of Limitless Power Chapter 13 Other Techniques of Energy Conversion Chapter 14 The Challenge Problems to Ponder References Index
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- © Pergamon 1975
- 1st January 1975
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