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Renewable Energy: Myths and Obstacles

by Jean-François Lefebvre, Nicole Moreau & Jonathan Théorêt Éditions MultiMondes (June 03, 2013)

If the future of humanity depends on the massive development of renewable energies combined with drastic reductions in energy waste, many obstacles stand in the way.

The Visual Dictionary of Science & Energy

by Ariane Archambault & Jean-Claude Corbeil Les Éditions Québec Amérique (July 20, 2012)

The Visual Dictionary of Science and Energy takes the reader into a fascinating journey through pure science (chemistry, physics, mathematics) and the main sources of energy: geothermal and fossil energy, hydroelectricity,...

Fired Clay in Four Porcelain Clusters: A Comparative Study of Energy Use, Production/Environmental Ecology, and Kiln Development in Arita, Hong Kong,

by Tai Wei Lim UPA (September 05, 2014)

This book examines how energy use has evolved with technological advancements and changing social norms and ideas in environmental conservation and productive output in the ceramics-making industry. The four...

Wind Turbine Design

by Ion Paraschivoiu Presses Internationales Polytechnique (March 30, 2011)

Wind energy is the fastest growing alternate source of energy in the world since its purely economic potential is complemented by its great positive environmental impact. The wind turbine, whether it may be...

Asymmetric Operation of AC Power Transmission Systems

by Richard Marceau, Abdou-R Sana & Donald T Mc Gillis Presses Internationales Polytechnique (December 20, 2011)

Asymmetric operation involves operating power transmission corridors at full capacity from a few milliseconds to a few hours even though individual three-phase lines have been weakened due to fault conditions....

Soap Bubbles: Their Colors and Forces Which Mold Them

by C. V. Boys Dover Publications (March 12, 2013)

Excellent primer and classic treatment employs simple experiments to establish a practical basis for the existence and function of surface tension and energy minimization. 83 illustrations. 1911 edition.

Biomass: To Win the Future

by Shi Yuanchun Lexington Books (November 14, 2013)

Biomass, translated into English for the first time, introduced the world to China’s development of bioenergy in the turn of the 21st century and proposed further development of bioenergy as well. Businessmen,...

Alternative Energy: Political, Economic, and Social Feasibility

by Christopher A. Simon Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (December 19, 2006)

Alternative Energy systematically approaches various alternative sources of energy, discussing in layperson's terms the current state of public policy, energy technology and the political, economic, and social...

Who Turned Out the Lights?

by Scott Bittle & Jean Johnson HarperCollins e-books (October 27, 2009)

Who Turned Out the Lights? is an entertaining and nonpartisan guide to the current U.S. energy crisis from Scott Bittle and Jean Johnson, coauthors of the breakout bestseller Where Does the Money Go? At once...

Make, Think, Imagine

by John Browne Pegasus Books (August 28, 2019)

Today's unprecedented pace of change leaves many people wondering what new technologies are doing to our lives. Has social media robbed us of our privacy and fed us with false information? Are the decisions...

Atomic Awakening

by James Mahaffey Pegasus Books (October 15, 2010)

“Persuasive and based on deep research. Atomic Awakening taught me a great deal." —Nature

The American public's introduction to nuclear technology was manifested in destruction and death. With Hiroshima...


by Vaclav Smil Oneworld Publications (January 05, 2017)

With one famous equation, E=mc2, Einstein proved all matter can be described as energy. It is everywhere and it is everything. In this newly updated and engaging introduction, renowned scientist Vaclav Smil...

The Burning Answer

by Keith Barnham Pegasus Books (May 15, 2015)

Our society faces a choice. We could be enjoying a sustainable lifestyle but we have chosen not to. In three generations we have consumed half the oil produced by photosynthesis over eight million generations....

The Power Brokers

by Jeremiah D. Lambert & Joe Barrett Blackstone Publishing (September 04, 2015)

For more than a century, the interplay between private, investor-owned electric utilities and government regulators has shaped the electric power industry in the United States. Provision of an essential service...

A Piece of the Sun

by Daniel Clery Abrams Press (July 28, 2014)

The solution, says Daniel Clery in this deeply revelatory book, is to be found in the original energy source: the Sun itself. There, at its center, the fusion of 620 million tons of hydrogen every second generates...

Oil, Power, and War

by Matthieu Auzanneau & Richard Heinberg Chelsea Green Publishing (November 06, 2018)

In this sweeping, unabashed history of oil, Matthieu Auzanneau takes a fresh, thought-provoking look at the way oil interests have commandeered politics and economies, changed cultures, disrupted power balances...

Chinese Chi Balls Book

by Ab Williams Thunder Bay Press (October 21, 2013)

Revitalize your energy with Chinese Chi Balls Book!

Based on the best-selling Book-in-a-Box kits, the Chinese Chi Balls book is the perfect guide to using these portable hand and foot exercisers. Popular with...

Dictionary of Energy and Fuels

by Clifford Jones & Nigel Russell Whittles Publishing (July 22, 2016)

This comprehensive new dictionary comprises over 1300 definitions and brief articles to provide an extremely useful ready-reference work on solid, liquid and gaseous fuels, including information on the scenes...

Powering a City

by Catherine Nixon Cooke, Char Miller & Bill Greehey Maverick Books (November 30, 2017)

At the center of San Antonio’s growth from a small pioneering town to a major western metropolis sits CPS Energy, the largest municipally owned energy utility in the United States and an innovator in harnessing,...


by HASAN SAYGIN, Zafer Utlu & MUSTAFA AYDIN Istanbul Aydin University International (December 02, 2017)

Engineering Faculty of Istanbul Ayd?n University has started to publish an international journal on Electronics, Mechanical and Mechatronics Engineering, denoted as “International Journal of Electronics, Mechanical...

Nature as Teacher – New Principles in the Working of Nature

by Viktor Schauberger & Callum Coats Gill Books (May 24, 1999)

Today we are standing helpless and perplexed. With no glimmer of improvement anywhere in sight, we feel hopelessly propelled towards a forlorn future. It is understandable therefore than an increasing number...

The Water Wizard – The Extraordinary Properties of Natural Water

by Viktor Schauberger & Callum Coats Gill Books (November 05, 1999)

More energy is encapsulated in every drop of good spring water than an average-sized power station is presently able to produce.

Viktor Schauberger (1885–1958)

Water – all life depends on it. Yet how often...

The Energy Evolution – Harnessing Free Energy from Nature

by Viktor Schauberger & Callum Coats Gill Books (October 05, 2000)

The Energy Evolution, the final volume in the revolutionary Eco-Technology series, contains radical environmentalist Viktor Schauberger’s groundbreaking writings on methods for energy generation that harness...

The Fertile Earth – Nature's Energies in Agriculture, Soil Fertilisation and Forestry

by Viktor Schauberger & Callum Coats Gill Books (July 13, 2000)

How does nature work? When one looks closely at the enormously complex web of life, it is impossible not to be caught by the wonder of how all living things – including rocks and crystals – are interconnected....

Fracture Gradient

by Jim McCulloch Mossy Mountain Publishing (July 07, 2017)

How would the world react to an alternative energy discovery with the potential of providing an unlimited supply of nearly free energy? Could the United States government be trusted to help develop the concept...

Infinite Energy Technologies

by Finley Eversole & John L. Petersen Inner Traditions/Bear & Company (December 14, 2012)

Clean, sustainable energy solutions from the geniuses of our past and the visionaries of our future

• Explores five great but nearly forgotten minds of the past--John Worrell Keely, Nikola Tesla, Viktor Schauberger,...

Theological and Ethical Perspectives on Climate Engineering

by Kevin J. O'Brien, Forrest Clingerman, Stefan Schäfer & Laura M. Hartman et al. Lexington Books (September 09, 2016)

Calming the Storm presents diverse perspectives on some of the most vital questions raised by climate engineering: Who has the right to make decisions about such global technological efforts? What have we learned...

The Physics of Thermoelectric Energy Conversion

by Julian Goldsmid IOP Concise Physics (May 02, 2017)

This book outlines the principles of thermoelectric generation and refrigeration from the discovery of the Seebeck and Peltier effects in the nineteenth century through the introduction of semiconductor thermoelements...

Power from the Wind

by Dan Chiras New Society Publishers (May 01, 2017)

Power from the Wind is the completely revised and updated edition of the go-to guide for individuals and businesses interested in installing small wind energy systems. Written with the homeowner layperson in...

String Theory and the Real World

by Gordon Kane IOP Concise Physics (March 27, 2017)

This book attempts to explain why 'string theory' may provide the comprehensive underlying theory that describes and explains our world. It is an enthusiastic view of how compactified string/M-theories (plus...

Wind Power Basics

by Dan Chiras New Society Publishers (June 01, 2010)

Wind energy is the fastest growing source of energy in the world, and by the year 2020 it is projected to supply at least 12 percent of global electrical demand.

Wind Power Basics provides a clear understanding...

How Fast Is the Speed of Light? | Children's Physics of Energy

by Baby Professor Baby Professor (February 15, 2017)

Let’s break down physics into interesting bits and pieces so that kids would be encouraged to actually like the subject. The way to do that would be to use handpicked information and partner them with wonderful...

Changing Energy

by John H. Perkins University of California Press (September 12, 2017)

Changing Energy outlines how humanity came to its current energy economy through three previous energy transitions and now stands poised for a necessary fourth one. Despite the immense benefits conferred by...

The Wireless Tesla

by Nikola Tesla Dancing Unicorn Books (February 12, 2017)

Nikola Tesla dreamed of a wireless future. In this fully illustrated volume we have collected fifteen of his essays having to do with wireless. These include the "True Wireless," "Tesla's Wireless Light," "The...

The True Wireless

by Nikola Tesla Dancing Unicorn Books (February 05, 2017)

Nikola Tesla was a genius who revolutionized how the world looks at electricity.

The Wireless Tesla

by Nikola Tesla Wilder Publications (June 10, 2015)

Nikola Tesla dreamed of a wireless future. In this fully illustrated volume we have collected fifteen of his essays having to do with wireless. These include the "True Wireless," "Tesla's Wireless Light," "The...

On Light and Other High Frequency Phenomena

by Nikola Tesla Dancing Unicorn Books (November 25, 2016)

Nikola Tesla was a genius who revolutionized how the world looks at electricity.

Nuclear Reactions: Documenting American Encounters with Nuclear Energy

by James W. Feldman & Paul S. Sutter University of Washington Press (May 01, 2017)

Nuclear Reactions explores the nuclear consensus that emerged in post�World War II America, characterized by widespread support for a diplomatic and military strategy based on nuclear weapons and a vision...

Electrical Oscillators

by Nikola Tesla Dancing Unicorn Books (August 08, 2016)

Nikola Tesla was a genius who revolutionized how the world looks at electricity. In 1893 he patented an electro-mechanical oscillator as a steam-powered electric generator. By his own account, one version of...

Famous Scientific Illusions

by Nikola Tesla Dancing Unicorn Books (August 08, 2016)

Nikola Tesla was a genius who revolutionized how the world looks at electricity.

High Frequency Oscillators for Electro-Therapeutic and Other Purposes

by Nikola Tesla Dancing Unicorn Books (August 08, 2016)

Nikola Tesla was a genius who revolutionized how the world looks at electricity.

Experiments with Alternate Currents of High Potential and High Frequency

by Nikola Tesla Dancing Unicorn Books (August 08, 2016)

Nikola Tesla was a genius who revolutionized how the world looks at electricity.

Very Truly Yours, Nikola Tesla

by Nikola Tesla Start Publishing Llc (August 24, 2015)

Nikola Tesla was a man of letters. He wrote many letters to the editors of the magazines and newspapers of his day. These letters give a fascinating glimpse into the mind of an eccentric genius. Collected here...

Backyard Biodiesel: How to Brew Your Own Fuel

by Bob Armantrout & Lyle Estill New Society Publishers (March 30, 2015)

Make your own fuel, for a fraction of what you would pay at the pump