Energy: A Beginner's Guide

Energy: A Beginner's Guide

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by Vaclav Smil
     
 

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In this user-friendly and informative book, prolific author and academic Vaclav Smil provides an introduction to this far-reaching term and gives the reader a greater understanding of energy's place in both past and present society. Starting with an explanation of the concept, he goes on to cover such exciting topics as the inner workings of the human body, and the… See more details below

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In this user-friendly and informative book, prolific author and academic Vaclav Smil provides an introduction to this far-reaching term and gives the reader a greater understanding of energy's place in both past and present society. Starting with an explanation of the concept, he goes on to cover such exciting topics as the inner workings of the human body, and the race for more efficient and environmentally friendly fuels. Whether you're after insight or dinner table conversation, Energy: A Beginner's Guide will amaze and inform, uncovering the science behind one of the most important concepts in our universe.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781780741512
Publisher:
Oneworld Publications
Publication date:
12/01/2012
Series:
Beginner's Guides
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
192
Sales rank:
780,435
File size:
2 MB

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