Energy Science

Energy Science Principles, Technologies, and Impacts

Third edition

Paperback (15 Jun 2017) | English

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Synopsis

The only book to successfully integrate social, economic and environmental considerations with an accessible, quantitative approach to energy science. Energy Science introduces the latest energy technologies, explaining the physical principles underlying technology and discussing their environmental, economic, and social impacts. Covering fossil fuels, renewable, and nuclear energy, the text enables students to evaluate the key sources of energy available, and introduces potential solutions to the energy problems facing us today. A core text in the field, Energy Science is full of topical case studies and examples using current data to highlight the practical application of relevant theory.Discussion questions throughout the text encourage the development of deep critical thinking skills, ensuring that students are properly equipped to approach the energy challenges that lie ahead. Energy Science is accompanied by an Online Resource Centre which features: For Students: -Auto-marked multiple choice questions to accompany each chapter -Curated links to online sources of further information For Lecturers: -Figures from the book: available to download for use in lectures -A solutions manual for end-of-chapter questions -A complete set of customizable PowerPoint slides to use as the basis for lectures, or as hand-outs in class

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Oxford University Press

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Book information

ISBN: 9780198755814
Publisher: OUP Oxford
Imprint: Oxford University Press
Pub date:
Edition: Third edition
DEWEY: 621.042
DEWEY edition: 23
Language: English
Number of pages: xiv, 508
Weight: 1000g
Height: 192mm
Width: 249mm
Spine width: 27mm