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Alternative Energy Demystified - 06 edition

by Gibilisco

Alternative Energy Demystified (ISBN10: 0071592636; ISBN13: 9780071592635)
ISBN13: 978-0071592635
ISBN10: 0071592636

Summary: There's no better time -- or easier way -- to LEARN about ALTERNATIVE ENERGYThinking about heating your home with solar power but don't know how it really works? Wondering what makes hybrid cars run?Alternative Energy Demystifiedshines the light on the various energy sources and technologies available today.The book begins by covering a wide range of heat sources, including wood, corn, coal, oil, gas, electricity, and solar heat. Propulsion methods are discussed next, including gasol ...show moreine, methane, ethanol, biodiesel, hydrogen, fuel cells, and more. Electricity from fossil fuels, water, wind, atoms, and other sources is also covered. Featuring end-of-chapter quizzes and a final exam, this illuminating guide explains the technical basics of many different forms of energy -- some that may surprise you!This self-paced guide gives you: A thorough overview of the various sources of energy To-the-point explanations and detailed illustrations A quiz at the end of each chapter to reinforce learning and pinpoint weaknesses A final exam at the end of the book A time-saving approach to performing better on an exam or at work! Simple enough for a beginner, but challenging enough for an advanced student,Alternative Energy Demystifiedis your shortcut to a working knowledge of this timely topic. ...show less

Edition/Copyright: 06
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Publisher: McGraw-Hill Publishing Company
Year Published: 2006
International: No

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