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The Science and Technology of Energy

The Science and Technology of Energy

Paul Meakin

ISBN: 978-0-470-62613-9

Dec 2020

700 pages

Select type: Hardcover


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This book provides a scientific and technological account of the ways in which energy is produced, transported, transformed, and consumed, as well as its impacts on the environment and society. This well-documented text informs professional scientists and engineers about key scientific and technological advances across all major forms of energy. It also analyzes the each source's resource base and/or sustainable level of energy production, and addresses other issues including environmental impacts (with a focus on climate), footprint, water and material requirements, and economics.