Alternative Energy DeMYSTiFieD

Alternative Energy DeMYSTiFieD

by Stan Gibilisco

Paperback / softback Publication Date: 11/12/2012

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DeMYSTiFieD fuels your knowledge of tricky subjects like alternative energyIf you think a Maglev train is a child's toy, or learning about fusion makes your brain reach critical mass, Alternative Energy DeMYSTiFieD, Second Editionwill power up your knowledge of this topic's fundamental concepts and theories at your own pace.

This practical guide eases you into this field of science, starting at primitive heating sources such ascoal and wood. As you progress, you will master the science behind alternative energies such as evaporative cooling, fuel-cell vehicles, aeroelectric power, and more. You will understand the difference between conventional fluorescent and compact fluorescent lamps as well as the benefits of large-scale wind power. Detailed examples make it easy to understand the material, and end-of-chapter quizzes and a final exam help reinforce key ideas.

It's a no-brainer! You'll learn about:



Passive solar heating
Thermal-mass cooling
Propulsion with biofuels
Electric vehicles
Large-scale hydropower
Semiconductor lamps
Geothermal power



Simple enough for a beginner, but challenging enough for an advanced student, Alternative Energy DeMYSTiFieD, Second Edition is your shortcut to a working knowledge of this timely topic.
ISBN:
9780071794336
9780071794336
Category:
Alternative & renewable energy sources & technology
Format:
Paperback / softback
Publication Date:
11-12-2012
Language:
English
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Education - Europe
Country of origin:
United States
Edition:
2nd Edition
Pages:
368
Dimensions (mm):
231x188x22mm
Weight:
0.47kg

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