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Energy Science: Principles, Technologies, and Impacts

Fourth Edition

£39.99

John Andrews, Nick Jelley

9780198854401
Paperback
November 2021

The only book to successfully integrate social, economic and environmental considerations with an accessible, quantitative approach to energy science.

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Energy Systems and Sustainability

Third Edition

£49.99

Bob Everett, Stephen Peake, James Warren

9780198767640
Paperback
July 2021

Energy Systems and Sustainability provides an exploration of the economic, social, environmental, and policy issues raised by current systems of energy use, as well as describing their key physical and engineering features.

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Renewable Energy: A Very Short Introduction

£8.99

Nick Jelley

9780198825401
Paperback
February 2020

Very Short Introductions

With growing concerns over climate change and air pollution, the need to switch from fossil fuels to clean and renewable sources of energy has become pressing. Here, Nick Jelley describes the main renewables, explains how wind and solar farms can provide the cheapest energy in many parts of the world, and calls for urgent action.

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Energy Systems: A Very Short Introduction

£8.99

Nick Jenkins

9780198813927
Paperback
November 2019

Very Short Introductions

Energy supply is foundational to modern society, but damaging to the environment. This book takes a 'systems view', from extraction of primary fuel, through conversion to usable energy, and transportation to point of use. It explores initiatives to generate electricity in an environmentally benign manner, and decarbonise the supply of energy.

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The Simple Physics of Energy Use

£34.49

Peter Rez

9780198802303
Paperback
September 2017

As a society we use energy for climate control and lighting in buildings, moving people and goods from one place to another and making things. This book uses simple classical physics (mechanics, thermodynamics and electromagnetism) to quantitatively review sources of energy and how we use them.

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Solar Energy: An Introduction

£30.49

Michael E. Mackay

9780199652112
Paperback
June 2015

An introduction to the fundamental science and engineering of solar energy technologies. Gives a concise and detailed review of solar energy and its interaction with materials, and discusses photovoltaic devices and solar thermal technologies like the solar chimney, solar (power) tower, flat plate water heater, and electricity generation.

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