Concise Encyclopedia of the History of Energy

Concise Encyclopedia of the History of Energy

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The Concise Encyclopedia of the History of Energy draws together in a single volume a comprehensive account of the field from the prestigious and award-winning Encyclopedia of Energy (2004). This volume covers all aspects of energy history with authoritative articles authoritatively contributed and edited by an interdisciplinary team of experts. Extensively revised since the original publication of they Encylopedia of Energy, this work describes the most interesting historical developments of the past five years in the energy sector. A concise desk reference for researchers and interested in any aspect of the history of energy science Provides eminently cost-effective access to some of the most interesting articles in Encyclopedia of Energy Significantly revised to accommodate the latest trends in each field of enquiry... in comparison, a large Mercedes S600 automobile consumes approximately 15L/100km, and a Honda Civic needs 8 L/100km. ... $775 billion (again, in constant 2000 dollars, including appropriations from the fiscal year 2001 through part of 2009). ... Given the enormous U.S. energy consumption (equivalent to B2. 5Gt of oil in 2000), the direct peacetime use of fuel ... consumption of primary energy by the U.S. armed services was equivalent to approximately 25Mt of oil since 2000.

Title:Concise Encyclopedia of the History of Energy
Author:Cutler J. Cleveland
Publisher:Academic Press - 2009-10-05


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