Energy, Power, and Transportation Technology / Edition 2

Energy, Power, and Transportation Technology / Edition 2

by Len S. Litowitz, Ryan A. Brown
     
 

ISBN-10: 1605255556

ISBN-13: 9781605255552

Pub. Date: 05/26/2011

Publisher: Goodheart-Willcox Publisher


Provides a comprehensive study of the basic elements of energy, power, and transportation and how they affect the world we live in. This textbook covers the resources, processes, and systems used in these industries. For maximum teaching and learning flexibility, chapter objectives are divided into Basic Concepts, Intermediate Concepts, and Advanced Concepts.…  See more details below

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Provides a comprehensive study of the basic elements of energy, power, and transportation and how they affect the world we live in. This textbook covers the resources, processes, and systems used in these industries. For maximum teaching and learning flexibility, chapter objectives are divided into Basic Concepts, Intermediate Concepts, and Advanced Concepts. Activities are provided at the end of each chapter to help the student apply the concepts covered in that chapter. Technology Links and Curricular Connections in each chapter help broaden student knowledge of technology and connect chapter content with concepts in math, science, and social studies.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781605255552
Publisher:
Goodheart-Willcox Publisher
Publication date:
05/26/2011
Pages:
688
Sales rank:
621,888
Product dimensions:
8.80(w) x 10.90(h) x 1.10(d)
Age Range:
14 - 17 Years

Table of Contents


         1     Energy, Power, and Transportation Technologies
         2     An Introduction to Energy
         3     Nonrenewable Sources of Energy
         4     Nuclear Energy
         5     Renewable and Inexhaustible Energy Sources
         6     Solar Energy
         7     An Introduction to Power
         8     Electrical Power Systems
         9     Mechanical Power Systems
       10     Fluid Power Systems
       11     Control Technology and Automation
       12     Electronics
       13     Energy and Power Conversion Devices
       14     Small Gas Engines
       15     An Introduction to Transportation Systems
       16     An Introduction to Vehicular Systems
       17     Land Transportation Systems
       18     Land Vehicular Systems
       19     Water Transportation Systems
       20     Water Vehicular Systems
       21     Air Transportation Systems
       22     Air Vehicular Systems
       23     Space Transportation Systems
       24     Space Vehicular Systems
       25     Intermodal Transportation and Vehicular Systems
       26     Energy, Power, Transportation, and the Environment
       27     Energy, Power, Transportation, and the Future

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