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Alternative Energy Demystified

Alternative Energy Demystified - 06 edition

ISBN13: 978-0071475549

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ISBN13: 978-0071475549
ISBN10: 0071475540
Cover type: Paperback
Edition/Copyright: 06
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Publishing Company
Published: 2006
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Alternative Energy Demystified - 06 edition

ISBN13: 978-0071475549

Stan Gibilisco

ISBN13: 978-0071475549
ISBN10: 0071475540
Cover type: Paperback
Edition/Copyright: 06
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Publishing Company

Published: 2006
International: No
Summary

Covering the environment, transportation, efficiency, and cost, this book is suitable for engineering and science students, teachers, consumers, and energy-related corporations.

Author Bio

Stan Gibilisco is a professional technical writer who specializes in books on electronics and science topics. He is the author of The Encyclopedia of Electronics, The McGraw-Hill Encyclopedia of Personal Computing, and The Illustrated Dictionary of Electronics, as well as over 20 other technical books. His published works have won numerous awards. The Encyclopedia of Electronics was chosen a ''Best Reference Book of the 1980s'' by the American Library Association, which also named his McGraw-Hill Encyclopedia of Personal Computing a ''Best Reference of 1996.'' Stan Gibilisco's Web sites are http://www.sciencewriter.com and http://members.aol.com/stangib.

Table of Contents

Foreword: The Conservation Question
Part I: THE INDOOR ENVIRONMENT
Chapter 1. Wood, Corn, and Coal for Heating
Chapter 2. Methane and Oil for Heating
Chapter 3. Electric Heating and Cooling
Chapter 4. Heat Exchangers
Chapter 5. Fuel Cells for Heating and Cooling
Chapter 6. Solar Heating and Cooling
Chapter 7. Other Heating and Cooling Alternatives Test:
Part One
Part II: TRANSPORTATION
Chapter 8. Common Fossil Fuels
Chapter 9. Ethanol Fuels
Chapter 10. Biodiesel Fuels
Chapter 11. Electric Vehicles
Chapter 12. Hybrid Vehicles
Chapter 13. Fuel Cell Vehicles
Chapter 14. Other Transportation Alternatives Test:
Part Two
Part III: ELECTRIFICATION
Chapter 15. Electricity from Fossil Fuels
Chapter 16. Hydroelectric Energy
Chapter 17. Biomass Sources of Electricity
Chapter 18. Nuclear Sources of Electricity
Chapter 19. Wind as a Source of Electricity
Chapter 20. Solar Sources of Electricity
Chapter 21. Other Electrical Alternatives Test:
Part Three Final Exam (100 Questions)

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