Alternative Energy DeMYSTiFieD, 2nd Edition

Alternative Energy DeMYSTiFieD, 2nd Edition

by Stan Gibilisco
     
 

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Power up your knowledge with this step-by-step look at alternative energy

Alternative Energy Demystified offers updated information on energy sources from the first edition, and brand-new chapters devoted to new technologies like compact fluorescent lamps (CFLs) and light-emitting diodes (LEDs). This comprehensive resource is perfect for students and

Overview

Power up your knowledge with this step-by-step look at alternative energy

Alternative Energy Demystified offers updated information on energy sources from the first edition, and brand-new chapters devoted to new technologies like compact fluorescent lamps (CFLs) and light-emitting diodes (LEDs). This comprehensive resource is perfect for students and teachers at all levels, as well as corporate executives or government officials who want to see their institutions evolve with emerging technologies.

Inside you'll find:

  • A complete overview of all energy alternatives, both conventional and emerging, and their advantages and limitations
  • An unbiased approach to the discussion of alternative energy
  • Focus on both the physical principles AND the applications of each energy source
  • New quiz and exam questions that resemble standard scholastic exams
  • New "Letter to the Student" touts the DeMYSTiFieD brand and highlights the series benefits
  • Chapter-opening objectives give you insight into what you are going to learn in each step
  • Questions at the end of every chapter reinforce learning and pinpoint weaknesses
  • "Still Struggling?" icons offer specific recommendations for those having difficulty with certain subtopics
  • A final exam for overall self-assessment

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780071794336
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
Publication date:
12/14/2012
Series:
Demystified Series
Pages:
368
Sales rank:
618,251
Product dimensions:
7.30(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.90(d)

Meet the Author

Stan Gibilisco is the "father" of the Demystified series, as well as a best-selling Demystified author. He has authored or co-authored dozens of nonfiction books about electronics, general science, mathematics and engineering including Teach Yourself Electricity and Electronics, Physics Demystified, Everyday Math Demystified and The TAB Encyclopedia of Electronics for Technicians. He has worked as a technical writer in industry, as a radio broadcast station technician, as a radio-frequency design engineer, and as a magazine editor.

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