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Making Technology Work: Applications in Energy and the Environment


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November 2003

Beschreibung

Beschreibung

The authors present 15 interdisciplinary case studies on the application of technology in the energy and environment sectors including applications of solar, wind, fuel cell, nuclear, and other coal combustion and emission control technologies.

Inhaltsverzeichnis

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.
EAN: 9780521523172
ISBN: 0521523176
Untertitel: New. Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: CAMBRIDGE UNIV PR
Erscheinungsdatum: November 2003
Seitenanzahl: 282 Seiten
Format: kartoniert
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