The World Scientific Handbook Of Energy

The World Scientific Handbook Of Energy

by Gerard M Crawley (Editor)


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9789814343510
Publisher: World Scientific Publishing Company, Incorporated
Publication date: 02/21/2013
Series: Materials And Energy Series , #3
Pages: 588
Product dimensions: 6.20(w) x 9.80(h) x 1.50(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction (Gerard M Crawley); Energy, Power, Units, and Conversions (Gerard M Crawley); Coal (Thomas Sarkus, Adrian Radziwon, and William Ellis); Petroleum Liquids (William L Fisher); Natural Gas (John B Curtis); Nuclear Power (Bertrand Barré); Magnetic Fusion Energy (R J Goldston and M C Zarnstorff); Progress Toward Inertial Fusion Energy (Erik Storm); Energy from Photovoltaics (Ignacio Rey-Stolle); Concentrating Solar Thermal Power (Wes Stein); Biomass (Mark Downing and Anthony F Turhollow Jr); Geothermal Energy (Gordon Bloomquist, John Lund, and Magnus Gehringer); Hydropower and Pumped Storage (Torbjørn K Nielsen); Wind Energy (Jos Beurskens and Arno Brand); Ocean Energy (Ian Bryden); Ocean Thermal Energy Conversion (Gérard C Nihous); Capacitive Electric Storage (Lu Wei and Gleb Yushin); Batteries (Habiballah Rahimi-Eichi and Mo-Yuen Chow); Fuel Cells and the Hydrogen Economy (John T S Irvine, Gael P G Corre, and Xiaoxiang Xu); Electrical Grids (Róisin Duignan and Mark O'Malley); Energy Use and Energy Conservation (V Ismet Ugursal); The Earth's Energy Balance (Gerard M Crawley).

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