A Student Guide to Energy

A Student Guide to Energy

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With energy issues so much in the news, it is important that students get a clear understanding of how energy is produced and how it affects virtually every aspect of our lives. The multivolume set A Student Guide to Energy does just that, with an accessible introduction to the basic concepts and key topics concerning nonrenewable energy sources, future renewable energy programs, and the importance of achieving a sustainable energy program for future generations. A Student Guide to Energy is divided into five separate volumes. Volume 1 highlights our present dependence on nonrenewable energy sourcesa€”oil, gas, coal, and nuclear power. Volumes 2, 3, and 4 look at the renewable energy sources that will play a vital role in our future, including solar energy, hydrogen fuel cells, wind and water power, and geothermal energy. The concluding volume focuses on efforts to develop a global sustainable energy system that encompasses energy efficiency, conservation, and a healthy, cleaner environment.In 2007 the Ford a€œ999a€ became the worlda#39;s first production vehiclebased fuel-cell race car. The vehicle reached ... The Roush Company sells automobile performance parts, vehicles, and engines. Ballard Power ... The name of the vehicle is Honda FCX. The newly ... The FCX makes use of high-pressure hydrogen fuel tanks capable of storing a large volume of hydrogen in a small space. Honda claims theanbsp;...

Title:A Student Guide to Energy
Author:John F. Mongillo
Publisher:ABC-CLIO - 2011-05-04


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