ENERGY RESOURCES AND SUPPLY
The first three chapters of the book form a general introduction, in which problems are outlined and natural energy flows on the Earth are related to the incoming solar flux. This demonstrates ultimate dependence on the Sun for must of our energy resources and all of our food. Next, fossil fuels and their exploitation, electricity generation and nuclear power are discussed, and the treatment of resources ends with a consideration of natural power supplies. Emphasis is then transferred from resources to the associated problems of waste, transmission, and storage, and the book ends with a chapter on the impact of the energy industries on people and a brief discussion of energy policy for the future.
John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated111 River Street
Hoboken, NJ USA 07030-6000
- Publication Date: 1976
- Pagination: 508 p.
- TRT Terms: Coal resources; Electric power generation; Energy resources; Policy making
- Old TRIS Terms: Fuel sources
- Subject Areas: Energy; Policy; Railroads;
- Accession Number: 00145163
- Record Type: Publication
- Source Agency: ASME Journal of Mechanical Engineering
- Files: TRIS
- Created Date: Feb 1 1977 12:00AM