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Published: 21 September 2017

304 Pages | Over 160 b/w illustrations


ISBN: 9780198802303

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The Simple Physics of Energy Use

Peter Rez

  • Comprehensive discussion of energy use in buildings, transportation, and manufacture
  • Quantitatively reviews sources of energy using fundamental physics
  • Using simple algebra and trigonometry, the mathematics are accessible to undergraduate students
  • Discusses matching electrical power generation with demand