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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,...


Tough Men in Hard Places: A Photographic Collection

by Esther Greenfield WestWinds Press (October 15, 2014)

The mines in southwestern Colorado were in trouble and needed cheap, reliable electric power to keep running. This is the story of innovative solutions to solve the problem using alternating current electricity...


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...


Radioactivity

by Donald R Wiles Presses Internationales Polytechnique (March 30, 2011)

Following a description of the structure of the atomic nucleus, the author describes the several kinds of nuclear instability and their consequences: alpha, beta and gamma emission. He then outlines the actions...


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....


Green Wizardry: Conservation, Solar Power, Organic Gardening, and Other Hands-On Skills From the Appropriate Tech Toolkit

Cold, Hungry and in the Dark: Exploding the Natural Gas Supply Myth

by Bill Powers & Art Berman New Society Publishers (June 14, 2013)

What the frack – exploding the myth of the natural gas “one hundred-year supply.”


Common LISP: A Gentle Introduction to Symbolic Computation

by David S. Touretzky Dover Publications (February 20, 2014)

Highly accessible treatment covers cons cell structures, evaluation rules, programs as data, recursive and applicable programming styles. Nearly 400 illustrations, answers to exercises, "toolkit" sections, and...


Mathematical Foundations of Information Theory

by A. Ya. Khinchin Dover Publications (March 12, 2013)

First comprehensive introduction to information theory explores the work of Shannon, McMillan, Feinstein, and Khinchin. Topics include the entropy concept in probability theory, fundamental theorems, and other...


Nuclear Roulette: The Truth about the Most Dangerous Energy Source on Earth

by Gar Smith, Jerry Mander & Ernest Callenbach Chelsea Green Publishing (October 25, 2012)

Nuclear power is not clean, cheap, or safe. With Three Mile Island, Chernobyl, and Fukushima, the nuclear industry's record of catastrophic failures now averages one major disaster every decade. After three...


Power from the People: How to Organize, Finance, and Launch Local Energy Projects

by Greg Pahl & Van Jones Chelsea Green Publishing (August 13, 2012)

Over 90 percent of US power generation comes from large, centralized, highly polluting, nonrenewable sources of energy. It is delivered through long, brittle transmission lines, and then is squandered through...


Disaster on the Horizon: High Stakes, High Risks, and the Story Behind the Deepwater Well Blowout

by Bob Cavnar Chelsea Green Publishing (October 22, 2010)

Disaster on the Horizon is a behind-the-scenes investigative look at the worst oil well accident in US history, which led to the current environmental and economic catastrophe on the Gulf Coast. Cavnar uses...


Confronting Collapse: The Crisis of Energy and Money in a Post Peak Oil World

by Michael C. Ruppert & Colin Campbell Chelsea Green Publishing (December 15, 2009)

The book that inspired the movie Collapse.

The world is running short of energy-especially cheap, easy-to-find oil. Shortages, along with resulting price increases, threaten industrialized civilization, the...


A Solar Buyer's Guide for the Home and Office: Navigating the Maze of Solar Options, Incentives, and Installers

by Stephen Hren & Rebekah Hren Chelsea Green Publishing (October 07, 2010)

Solar power, once a fringe effort limited to DIY enthusiasts, is now fast becoming mainstream. Many home and business owners are curious about solar electric and solar thermal systems, and wonder how to go about...


Wind Energy Basics: A Guide to Home and Community-Scale Wind-Energy Systems, 2nd Edition

by Paul Gipe Chelsea Green Publishing (May 05, 2009)

The availability of clean, renewable power is without question going to be the defining challenge and goal of the 21st century, and wind will lead the way.

Internationally acclaimed wind energy expert Paul Gipe...


Biodiesel: Growing a New Energy Economy, 2nd Edition

by Greg Pahl & Bill McKibben Chelsea Green Publishing (September 15, 2008)

For anyone who is trying to keep up with the extremely rapid developments in the biodiesel industry, the second edition of Biodiesel: Growing a New Energy Economy is an invaluable aid. The breathtaking speed...


Windmills and Wind Motors

by F. E. Powell Skyhorse (December 03, 2011)

Free, clean, and sustainable energy: wind power is an essential resource everyone can harness. This comprehensive and compact historical work provides everything you need to learn about the theory and construction...


Learn Electricity Skills

by James Slough Zerbe eBookIt.com (August 03, 2013)

Electricity, like every science, presents two phases to the student, one belonging to a theoretical knowledge, and the other which pertains to the practical application of that knowledge. The boy is directly...


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...


Essential Boat Electics

by Pat Manley Fernhurst Books Limited (March 04, 2014)

Essential Boat Electrics removes the mystique of boat electrics. It shows you how to carry out many electrical jobs on-board properly and safely. Included are tutorials, from using a multimeter and wiring and...


Silver Nanoparticles: Properties, Synthesis Techniques, Characterizations, Antibacterial and Anticancer Studies

by Shweta Rajawat & M. M. Malik ASME Press (February 02, 2018)

This monograph introduces historical background of silver and narrates exhaustive literature review conducted during the research. It gives details about the existing physical, chemical and biological approaches....


An Instructional Aid For Occupational Safety and Health in Mechanical Engineering Design

Nuclear Reactor Thermal-Hydraulics: Past, Present and Future

by Pradip Saha ASME Press (October 05, 2017)

50 character min., 4,000 character max


Shielding Aspects of Accelerators, Targets and Irradiation Facilities - SATIF 10

by Collective Oecd (January 17, 2011)

Particle accelerators have evolved over the last decades from simple devices to powerful machines, and are having an increasingly important impact on research, technology and daily life. Today they cover a wide...


The Security of Energy Supply and the Contribution of Nuclear Energy

by Collective Oecd (December 26, 2010)

What contribution can nuclear energy make to improve the security of energy supply? This study, which examines a selection of OECD member countries, qualitatively and quantitatively validates the often intuitive...


The Financing of Nuclear Power Plants

by Collective Oecd (December 01, 2009)

Many countries have recognised that greater use of nuclear power could play a valuable role in reducing carbon dioxide emissions. However, given the high capital cost and complexity of nuclear power plants,...


Strategic and Policy Issues Raised by the Transition from Thermal to Fast Nuclear Systems

by Collective Oecd (April 07, 2009)

The renewed interest in nuclear energy triggered by concerns about global climate change and security of supply could lead to substantial growth in nuclear electricity generation and expanded interest in fast...


Considering Timescales in the Post-closure Safety of Geological Disposal of Radioactive Waste

by Collective Oecd (April 07, 2009)

A key challenge in the development of safety cases for the deep geological disposal of radioactive waste is handling the long time frame over which the radioactive waste remains hazardous. The intrinsic hazard...


Stability and Buffering Capacity of the Geosphere for Long-term Isolation of Radioactive Waste

by Collective Oecd (March 04, 2009)

Geological settings selected as potential host formations for the deep geological disposal of radioactive waste are chosen for, among other assets, their long-term stability and buffering capacity against destabilising...


Natural Tracer Profiles Across Argillaceous Formations

by Collective Oecd (March 04, 2009)

This technical report describes the results of the Nuclear Energy Agency's CLAYTRAC project, in which natural tracer data from nine sites was evaluated to assess potential impacts of disposal of radiological...


Radioactive Waste in Perspective

by Collective Oecd (September 10, 2010)

Large volumes of hazardous wastes are produced each year, however only a small proportion of them are radioactive. While disposal options for hazardous wastes are generally well established, some types of hazardous...


Uranium 2009

by Collective Oecd (July 21, 2010)

With several countries currently building nuclear power plants and planning the construction of more to meet long-term increases in electricity demand, uranium resources, production and demand remain topics...


Nuclear Production of Hydrogen

by Collective Oecd (June 23, 2010)

Hydrogen has the potential to play an important role as a sustainable and environmentally acceptable energy carrier in the 21st century. This report describes the scientific and technical challenges associated...


Partnering for Long-Term Management of Radioactive Waste

by Collective Oecd (April 08, 2010)

National radioactive waste management programmes are in various phases of siting facilities and rely on distinct technical approaches for different categories of waste. In all cases, it is necessary for institutional...


Towards Transparent, Proportionate and Deliverable Regulation for Geological Disposal

by Collective Oecd (February 09, 2010)

These workshop proceedings highlight the significant amount of work accomplished over the past decade in delivering transparent, proportionate regulation for geological disposal, and identify important differences...


The Paralysis in Energy Decision Making

by Malcolm Grimston Whittles Publishing (September 09, 2016)

This analysis of decision-making in the energy field, especially electricity in the UK and Western Europe, provides a critique of the various claims that are made for different ways of approaching the critical...


Risk Importance Measures in the Design and Operation of Nuclear Power Plants

by Ivan Vrbanic American Society of Mechanical Engineers (January 10, 2017)

In using risk-informed approaches for ensuring safety of operating nuclear power plants (NPPs), risk importance measures obtained from probabilistic risk assessments (PRAs) of the plants are integral elements...


The Fukushima Nuclear Power Plant Disaster and the Future of Renewable Energy

by Naoto Kan & Brett De Bary Cornell Global Perspectives (January 15, 2018)

In a speech delivered in Japanese at Cornell University, Naoto Kan describes the harrowing days after a cataclysmic earthquake and tsunami led to the meltdown of three reactors at the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear...


Energy

by Richard Rhodes Simon & Schuster (May 29, 2018)

A “meticulously researched” (The New York Times Book Review) examination of energy transitions over time and an exploration of the current challenges presented by global warming, a surging world population,...


Nonlinear Transformations of Random Processes

by Ralph Deutsch Dover Publications (November 08, 2017)

This concise treatment of nonlinear noise techniques encountered in system applications is suitable for advanced undergraduates and graduate students. The book is also a valuable reference for systems analysts...


Classic Papers in Control Theory

by Richard Bellman & Robert Kalaba Dover Publications (November 08, 2017)

This collection of historically and technically important papers follows a logical line of development from early work in mathematical control theory to studies in adaptive control processes. The book touches...


Devastating Nuclear Accidents throughout History: Causes and Results - Science Book for Kids 9-12 | Children's Science & Nature Books

by Baby Professor Baby Professor (July 15, 2017)

Historical facts will give you either joy or sadness. In this case, you will experience deep sadness as you go over some of the Devastating Nuclear Accidents throughout History. You will be reading about what...


Hot Air Rises and Heat Sinks

by Tony Kordyban American Society of Mechanical Engineers (January 01, 1998)

Hot Air Rises and Heat Sinks: Everything You Know About Cooling Electronics Is Wrong is a collection of myths, mistakes, and "lessons learned" from practicing engineers involved in the field of electronic equipment...


Electricity in Africa

by Christopher Gore James Currey (August 18, 2017)

No country has managed to develop beyond a subsistence economy without ensuring at least minimum access to electricity for the majority of its population. Yet many sub-Saharan African countries struggle to meet...


Subterranean Estates

by Hannah Appel, Arthur Mason & Michael Watts Cornell University Press (May 26, 2015)

“Oil is a fairy tale, and, like every fairy tale, is a bit of a lie.”—Ryzard Kapuscinski, Shah of Shahs

The scale and reach of the global oil and gas industry, valued at several trillions of dollars, is...


Project Plowshare

by Scott Kaufman Cornell University Press

Inspired by President Dwight D. Eisenhower's "Atoms for Peace" speech, scientists at the Atomic Energy Commission and the University of California's Radiation Laboratory began in 1957 a program they called Plowshare....


Princes, Brokers, and Bureaucrats

by Steffen Hertog Cornell University Press (April 27, 2011)

In Princes, Brokers, and Bureaucrats, the most thorough treatment of the political economy of Saudi Arabia to date, Steffen Hertog uncovers an untold history of how the elite rivalries and whims of half a century...


Nuclear Power

by David Elliott IOP Concise Physics (May 02, 2017)

This book looks at the early history of nuclear power, at what happened next, and at its longer-term prospects. The main question is: can nuclear power overcome the problems that have emerged? It was once touted...


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...


Windfall: How the New Energy Abundance Upends Global Politics and Strengthens America's Power

by Meghan L. O'Sullivan Simon & Schuster (September 12, 2017)

“Riveting and comprehensive...a smart, deeply researched primer on the subject.”—The New York Times Book Review

Windfall is the boldest profile of the world’s energy resources since Daniel Yergin’s...