Energy Science: Principles, Technologies, and Impacts by John AndrewsEnergy Science: Principles, Technologies, and Impacts by John Andrews

Energy Science: Principles, Technologies, and Impacts

byJohn Andrews, Nick Jelley

Paperback | June 27, 2017

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The only book to successfully integrate social, economic and environmental considerations with an accessible, quantitative approach to energy science.Energy Science introduces the latest energy technologies, explaining the physical principles underlying technology and discussing their environmental, economic, and social impacts. Covering fossil fuels, renewable, and nuclear energy, the text enables students to evaluate the key sources of energyavailable, and introduces potential solutions to the energy problems facing us today.A core text in the field, Energy Science is full of topical case studies and examples using current data to highlight the practical application of relevant theory.Discussion questions throughout the text encourage the development of deep critical thinking skills, ensuring that students are properlyequipped to approach the energy challenges that lie ahead.Energy Science is accompanied by an Online Resource Centre which features:For Students:* Auto-marked multiple choice questions to accompany each chapter* Curated links to online sources of further informationFor Lecturers:* Figures from the book: available to download for use in lectures* A solutions manual for end-of-chapter questions* A complete set of customizable PowerPoint slides to use as the basis for lectures, or as hand-outs in class
John Andrews is Visiting Fellow at the University of Bristol, UK. Nick Jelley is Profesor of Physics at the University of Oxford, UK.
Title:Energy Science: Principles, Technologies, and ImpactsFormat:PaperbackDimensions:520 pagesPublished:June 27, 2017Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0198755813

ISBN - 13:9780198755814

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Table of Contents

1. An Introduction to Energy Science2. Thermal, fluid and chemical energy principles3. Energy from fossil fuels4. Biomass5. Thermal, solar thermal and geothermal energy6. Hydropower, tidal power, and wave power7. Wind power8. Photovoltaics9. Nuclear Energy10. Energy storage and distribution11. Energy demand in buildings, industry and transport12. Energy and society

Editorial Reviews

"A very comprehensive textbook that covers the scientific principles behind the multitude of technologies we use to produce energy today." --Dr Alan Dunbar, University of Sheffield