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Energy : its use and the environment / Roger A. Hinrichs, Merlin Kleinbach.

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Author/Creator:
Hinrichs, Roger, 1941-
Language:
English.
Publication date:
2013
Imprint:
5th ed. - Boston, MA : Brooks/Cole ; Andover : Cengage Learning [distributor], 2013.
Format:
  • Book
  • xv, 575 p. : ill., maps ; 25 cm.
Note:
Previous ed.: 2006.
Bibliography:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents:
  • Introduction
  • Energy mechanics
  • Conservation of energy
  • Heat and work
  • Home energy conservation and heat-transfer control
  • Solar energy : characteristics and heating
  • Energy from fossil fuels
  • Air pollution and energy use
  • Global warming, ozone depletion, and waste heat
  • Electricity : circuits and superconductors
  • Electromagnetism and the generation of electricity
  • Electricity from solar, wind, and hydro
  • The building blocks of matter : the atom and its nucleus
  • Nuclear power : fission
  • Effects and uses of radiation
  • Future energy alternatives : fusion
  • Biomass : from plants to garbage
  • Tapping the Earth's heat : geothermal energy
  • A national and personal commitment.
Contributor:
Kleinbach, Merlin H.
Available in another form:
Online version: Hinrichs, Roger, 1941- Energy. 4th ed. Belmont, CA : Thomson, Brooks/Cole, c2006 (OCoLC)629890502
Subjects:
ISBN:
9781111990831
1111990832
9781133109020
1133109020

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