ISBN-10:
0521523176
ISBN-13:
9780521523172
Pub. Date:
01/28/2003
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Making Technology Work: Applications in Energy and the Environment / Edition 1

Making Technology Work: Applications in Energy and the Environment / Edition 1

by John M. Deutch, Richard K. Lester
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ISBN-13: 9780521523172
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 01/28/2003
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 282
Product dimensions: 6.97(w) x 9.96(h) x 0.75(d)

Table of Contents

1. Introduction; 2. Gasohol; 3. Solar thermal, windpower and photovoltaic technologies; 4. Electricity from coal; 5. Controlling acid rain from coal-fired power plants; 6. Greenhouse gases and global warming; 7. Nuclear power and its fuel cycle; 8. Managing nuclear waste; 9. Nuclear power and weapons proliferation; 10. Natural gas; 11. Safety and risk: examples from the liquefied natural gas and nuclear industries; 12. Synthetic fuels; 13. Fuel cells for automobiles; 14. Energy models and statistics; 15. The government's role in innovation; 16. Conclusions.

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