Energy and the Environment, 2nd Edition
December 2005, ©2006
Chapter 2. The Fossil Fuels.
Chapter 3. Heat Engines.
Chapter 4. Renewable Energy Sources I: Solar Energy.
Chapter 5. Renewable Energy Sources II: Alternatives.
Chapter 6. The Promise and Problems of Nuclear Energy.
Chapter 7. Energy Conservation.
Chapter 8. Transportation.
Chapter 9. Air Pollution.
Chapter 10. Global Effects.
Epilogue: Looking Ahead.
Appendix A: Linear Plots, Semilogarithmic Plots, and Exponential Growth.
Appendix B: Fahrenheit, Celsius, and Kelvin Temperature Scales.
Answers to Selected End-of-Chapter Problems.
Jack J. Kraushaar is a retired Professor of Physics at the University of Colorado in Boulder. He started teaching the course on Energy and the Environment in 1971 and has taught it several times since then. He has served on the Rocky Flats Citizens Advisory Committee, on the Boulder County Energy Conservation Board, and on the University Energy Conservation Committee.
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