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Alternative energy demystified [electronic resource] / Stan Gibilisco.

Gibilisco, Stan. (Author).
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Subject: Renewable energy sources.
Power resources.
Electric power.
Fossil fuels.
Electric vehicles.
Hybrid electric vehicles.
Wind power.
Solar energy.
Nuclear energy.
Genre: Electronic books.
Internet resources.

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  • ISBN: 9780071794336
  • Physical Description: 1 electronic text (xii, 353 p.) : ill.
  • Edition: 2nd ed.
  • Publisher: New York : McGraw-Hill, [2013]

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General Note: Print version c2013.
"Hard stuff made easy"--Cover.
Partial Contents Note: Heating: the basics and the primitives -- Heating with oil and gas -- Heating and cooling with electricity -- Passive-solar heating -- Alternative indoor climate control -- Conventional propulsion -- Propulsion with methane, propane, and biofuels -- Propulsion with electricity, hydrogen, and fuel cells -- Advanced propulsion methods -- Electricity from fossil fuels -- Electricity from water and wind -- Electricity from atoms and sunshine -- Illumination technology -- Advanced electrification methods -- Final exam -- Answers to quizzes and final exam.
Additional Physical Form available Note: Also issued in print.
Source of Description Note: Description based on cover image and table of contents, viewed on Aug. 12, 2013.
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