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Alternative Energy Demystified by Stan Gibilisco. Thinking about heating your home with solar power but don't know how it really works? Wondering what makes hybrid cars run? Alternative Energy Demystified shines the light on the various energy sources and technologies available today. The book begins by covering a wide range of heat sources, including wood, corn, coal, oil, gas, electricity, and solar heat. Propulsion methods are discussed next, including gasoline, methane, ethanol, biodiesel, hydrogen, fuel cells, and more. Electricity from fossil fuels, water, wind, atoms, and other sources is also covered. Featuring end-of-chapter quizzes and a final exam, this illuminating guide explains the technical basics of many different forms of energy -- some that may surprise you This self-paced guide gives you:
A thorough overview of the various sources of energy
To-the-point explanations and detailed illustrations
A quiz at the end of each chapter to reinforce learning and pinpoint weaknesses
A final exam at the end of the book
A time-saving approach to performing better on an exam or at work!
Simple enough for a beginner, but challenging enough for an advanced student, Alternative Energy Demystified is your shortcut to a working knowledge of this timely topic. Chapters are;
Heating with wood corn and coal
Heating with oil and gas
Heating and cooling with electricity
Passive solar heating
Exotic indoor climate control methods
Conventional propulsion
Propulsion with methane propane and biofuels
Propulsion with electricity hydrogen and fuel cells
Exotic propulsion methods
Electricity from fossil fuels
Electricity from water and wind
Electricity from atoms and the sun
Exotic electrification methods

Softcover, 322 pages, 185mm x 235mm, b&w diagrams, brand new. Check out my other listings for more books Im happy to combine postage where possible. Pickup is at Seddon. Please click here to ask a question
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