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The Resource The future of energy, Brian F. Towler

The future of energy, Brian F. Towler

Label
The future of energy
Title
The future of energy
Statement of responsibility
Brian F. Towler
Creator
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
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Towler, Brian F
Dewey number
333.79
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
HD9502.A2
LC item number
T694 2014
Literary form
non fiction
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Label
The future of energy, Brian F. Towler
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes index
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 357-358) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • 1. The history and culture of energy -- The Towler Principle -- The history of energy use -- The movement to oil -- 2. How is energy measured -- Hydrocarbon fuels -- Wood fuels -- Units of power -- 3. Energy science and thermodynamics -- The First Law of Thermodynamics -- The Second Law of Thermodynamics -- 4. Environmental issues -- The carbon dioxide issue -- Coal -- Oil -- Natural gas -- Wind -- Solar -- Hydroelectric -- Nuclear -- 5. Crude oil -- U.S. world oil production and the Peak Oil Theory -- The U.S. gas supply analogy to world oil production -- New supplies of oil in the United States and the implications for the world oil market -- The world picture -- The future of oil -- 6. Natural gas -- The world picture -- Liquefied natural gas -- Natural gas production in the United States -- Natural gas storage -- The price of gas -- State production and transportation of natural gas in USA -- Fracture stimulation techniques -- Liquid transportation fuels from natural gas -- The future of natural gas -- 7. Nuclear energy -- The uranium fuel cycle -- Fast breeder reactors -- Uranium reserves and sources -- Nuclear power plant safety -- The Three Mile Island incident -- The Chernobyl disaster -- The Fukushima-Daiichi incident -- Nuclear fusion reactions -- The future of nuclear power -- 8. Solar power -- Photovoltaics -- Concentrated solar power -- Solar efficiency of CSP installations -- Selected location studies -- Environmental issues -- Economics -- The future of solar energy --
  • 9. Wind energy -- Wind energy statistics -- Physics and engineering of wind power -- Carbon dioxide emissions and pollution -- Land use issues -- The Portsmouth Abbey wind turbine -- Impact on birds, bats and other flying wildlife -- Impacts on people -- Safety -- Health and esthetics -- Energy reliability -- Energy storage -- 10. Hydroelectricity -- Hydroelectric basics -- The Columbia River Hydroelectric System -- The Grand Coulee Dam -- The other Columbia River dams -- Pumped hydroelectric storage -- 11. Geothermal -- The Geysers Dry Steam Geothermal Power Plant -- Other geothermal applications -- Enhanced geothermal systems -- Environmental issues -- The future of geothermal energy -- 12. Ethanol, biodiesel and biomass -- Ethanol production -- Fuel economy of ethanol -- Biodiesel production -- Direct conversion of woody biomass into gasoline , diesel and other liquid fuels -- Environmental issues -- The future of biomass -- 13. Coal and clean coal technologies -- World coal production -- U.S. coal production -- Australian coal production -- Chinese coal production -- Health, safety, and environmental issues in coal use -- Clean coal technologies -- Coal to liquids technologies -- Underground coal gasification -- The future of coal -- 14. Carbon capture and sequestration -- Carbon emissions -- Phase behavior of carbon dioxide -- Carbon capture methods -- Carbon storage projects -- The future of carbon capture and storage -- 15. Hydrogen -- Hydrogen technologies -- The hydrogen economy -- The future of hydrogen and the hydrogen economy -- 16. The future of energy : an energy policy for the United States -- Natural gas -- Coal -- Nuclear power -- Hydroelectric -- Wind -- Solar -- Geothermal -- Oil -- U.S. energy policy development
Control code
ocn881386442
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
1st edition.
Extent
xi, 376 pages
Isbn
9780128010273
Lccn
2014009788
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other control number
40023929639
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780128010273
  • (OCoLC)881386442
Label
The future of energy, Brian F. Towler
Publication
Note
Includes index
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 357-358) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • 1. The history and culture of energy -- The Towler Principle -- The history of energy use -- The movement to oil -- 2. How is energy measured -- Hydrocarbon fuels -- Wood fuels -- Units of power -- 3. Energy science and thermodynamics -- The First Law of Thermodynamics -- The Second Law of Thermodynamics -- 4. Environmental issues -- The carbon dioxide issue -- Coal -- Oil -- Natural gas -- Wind -- Solar -- Hydroelectric -- Nuclear -- 5. Crude oil -- U.S. world oil production and the Peak Oil Theory -- The U.S. gas supply analogy to world oil production -- New supplies of oil in the United States and the implications for the world oil market -- The world picture -- The future of oil -- 6. Natural gas -- The world picture -- Liquefied natural gas -- Natural gas production in the United States -- Natural gas storage -- The price of gas -- State production and transportation of natural gas in USA -- Fracture stimulation techniques -- Liquid transportation fuels from natural gas -- The future of natural gas -- 7. Nuclear energy -- The uranium fuel cycle -- Fast breeder reactors -- Uranium reserves and sources -- Nuclear power plant safety -- The Three Mile Island incident -- The Chernobyl disaster -- The Fukushima-Daiichi incident -- Nuclear fusion reactions -- The future of nuclear power -- 8. Solar power -- Photovoltaics -- Concentrated solar power -- Solar efficiency of CSP installations -- Selected location studies -- Environmental issues -- Economics -- The future of solar energy --
  • 9. Wind energy -- Wind energy statistics -- Physics and engineering of wind power -- Carbon dioxide emissions and pollution -- Land use issues -- The Portsmouth Abbey wind turbine -- Impact on birds, bats and other flying wildlife -- Impacts on people -- Safety -- Health and esthetics -- Energy reliability -- Energy storage -- 10. Hydroelectricity -- Hydroelectric basics -- The Columbia River Hydroelectric System -- The Grand Coulee Dam -- The other Columbia River dams -- Pumped hydroelectric storage -- 11. Geothermal -- The Geysers Dry Steam Geothermal Power Plant -- Other geothermal applications -- Enhanced geothermal systems -- Environmental issues -- The future of geothermal energy -- 12. Ethanol, biodiesel and biomass -- Ethanol production -- Fuel economy of ethanol -- Biodiesel production -- Direct conversion of woody biomass into gasoline , diesel and other liquid fuels -- Environmental issues -- The future of biomass -- 13. Coal and clean coal technologies -- World coal production -- U.S. coal production -- Australian coal production -- Chinese coal production -- Health, safety, and environmental issues in coal use -- Clean coal technologies -- Coal to liquids technologies -- Underground coal gasification -- The future of coal -- 14. Carbon capture and sequestration -- Carbon emissions -- Phase behavior of carbon dioxide -- Carbon capture methods -- Carbon storage projects -- The future of carbon capture and storage -- 15. Hydrogen -- Hydrogen technologies -- The hydrogen economy -- The future of hydrogen and the hydrogen economy -- 16. The future of energy : an energy policy for the United States -- Natural gas -- Coal -- Nuclear power -- Hydroelectric -- Wind -- Solar -- Geothermal -- Oil -- U.S. energy policy development
Control code
ocn881386442
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
1st edition.
Extent
xi, 376 pages
Isbn
9780128010273
Lccn
2014009788
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other control number
40023929639
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780128010273
  • (OCoLC)881386442

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