Encyclopedia of energy /

This academic, multi-author reference work serves as a general and non-technical resource for students and teachers to understand the importance of energy; to appreciate the influence of energy on societies around the world; to learn the history of energy; and to initiate educational discussion brou... Full description

Other Authors: Pierce, Morris A.
Format: Book
Language: English
Published: Ipswich, Massachusetts : Salem Press, [2012]
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245 0 0 |a Encyclopedia of energy /  |c Morris A. Pierce, University of Rochester, general editor. 
264 1 |a Ipswich, Massachusetts :  |b Salem Press,  |c [2012] 
264 4 |c ©2013 
300 |a 4 volumes (xxxi, 1474 pages) :  |b illustrations ;  |c 27 cm 
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504 |a Includes bibliographical references (pages 1411-1414) and index. 
505 0 |a Volume 1: Acid Rain-Energy Independence And Security Act Of 2007 -- Publisher's note -- About the editor -- Introduction -- Topic finder -- List of Contributors -- A: -- Acid rain -- Advertising and marketing -- Afghanistan -- Agricultural revolution -- Agricultural wastes -- Agriculture -- Air conditioning -- Air pollution -- Alabama -- Alaska -- Albania -- Alberta -- Algeria -- Alternative energy -- Ampere, Andre-Marie -- Anaerobic digestion -- Andorra -- Angola -- Antarctica -- Antigua and Barbuda -- Appliance standards -- Appliances -- Aramco -- Archimedes -- Arctic National Wildlife Refuge -- Arctic Ocean -- Argentina -- Arizona -- Arkansas -- Armenia -- Australia -- Austria -- Automobiles -- Aviation -- Azerbaijan -- B: -- Bahamas -- Bahrain -- Bangladesh -- Barbados -- Batteries as an energy source -- Battery disposal -- Belarus -- Belgium -- Belize -- Benin -- Berlin mandate -- Bernoulli, Daniel -- Best management practices -- Bhutan -- Bicycles -- Biodiesel -- Biogas digester -- Biomass energy -- Black, Joseph -- Boilers -- Bolivia -- Bonneville power administration -- Bosnia and Herzegovina -- Botswana -- BP -- Brazil -- Brunei -- Building envelope -- Buildings -- Bulgaria -- Bureau of Reclamation, US -- Burkina Faso -- Burundi -- C: -- CAFE standards -- California -- Cambodia -- Cameroon -- Canada -- Capacity -- Cape Verde -- Carbon emissions factors -- Carbon footprint and neutrality -- Carbon sequestration -- Carbon tax -- Carbon trading and offsetting -- Carnot, Sadi -- Carrier, Willis -- Caspian Sea -- Central African Republic -- Chad -- Chernobyl -- Chile -- China -- China syndrome -- Chlorofluorocarbons -- Churchill, Winston -- Clausius, Rudolf -- Climate and weather -- Climate change -- Climate neutrality -- Coal -- Cogeneration -- Cold fusion -- Colombia -- Colorado -- Columbia River -- Communication -- Comoros -- Compact fluorescent lightbulbs -- Compressed air -- Compressed natural gas -- Computers -- Congo, Democratic Republic of the -- Congo, Republic of the -- Connecticut -- Conservation -- Cooperatives -- Costa Rica -- Cote d'Ivoire -- Croatia -- Cuba -- Curie, Marie -- Cushing trading hub -- Cyprus -- Czech republic -- D: -- Daylighting -- Delaware -- Demand-side management -- Denmark -- Department of Energy, US -- Deregulation -- Desaguliers, John Theophilus -- Diesel, Rudolf -- Dioxins -- District energy -- District of Columbia -- Djibouti -- Dominica -- Dominican Republic -- Dominy, Floyd E -- E: -- East Timor -- Ecuador -- Edison, Thomas Alva -- Egypt -- Einstein, Albert -- El Salvador -- Electric Grids -- Electric motors -- Electric vehicles -- Electricity -- Embodied Energy -- Emissions inventories -- Emissions trading -- Energy audit -- Energy Independence and Security Act of 2007. 
505 0 |a Volume 2: Energy Intensity-Italy: -- Energy intensity -- Energy Markets: Commercial -- Energy Markets: Industrial -- Energy Markets: Residential -- Energy Markets: Transport -- Energy payback -- Energy policy -- Energy Policy Act of 2005 -- Energy poverty -- Energy storage -- Energy Transmission: Electricity -- Energy Transmission: Gas -- Energy Transmission: Liquid fluids -- Energy Transmission: Mechanical energy -- Enron -- Enthalpy -- Entropy -- Environmental stewardship -- Environmentally preferable purchasing -- Equatorial Guinea -- Ericsson, John -- Eritrea -- Estonia -- Ethanol: Cellulosic -- Ethanol: Corn -- Ethanol: Sugar beet -- Ethanol: Sugarcane -- Ethanol: Wheat -- Ethiopia -- European Union -- Evans, Oliver -- Exergy -- External combustion engine -- Exxon Valdez oil spill -- ExxonMobil -- F: -- Faraday, Michael -- Federal Energy Regulatory Commission -- Feed-in tariff -- Fiji -- Finland -- Flaring gas -- Flex-fuel vehicles -- Florida -- Flywheels -- Food miles -- Forecasting -- Fossil fuels -- France -- Franklin, Benjamin -- Fuel cells -- Fulton, Robert -- Fundamentals of energy -- Furnaces -- G: -- Gabon -- Gambia -- Gasification -- Gasohol -- Georgia (nation) -- Georgia (US state) -- Geothermal energy -- Germany -- Ghana -- Giant power -- Gibbs, Josiah Willard -- Global warming -- Greece -- Green banking -- Green energy certification -- Green power -- Green pricing -- Greenhouse gases -- Grenada -- Grid-connected systems -- Ground source heat pumps -- Guatemala -- Guinea -- Guinea-Bissau -- Gulf oil spill -- Guyana -- H: -- Haiti -- Hawaii -- Heat island effect -- Heat pumps -- Heat transfer -- Heating degree days -- Heaviside, Oliver -- Helmholtz, Hermann von -- Henry hub -- Hertz, Heinrich -- History Of Energy: Ancient Sumer and Babylon -- History Of Energy: Ancient Egypt -- History Of Energy: Ancient Greece -- History Of Energy: Ancient Rome -- History of Energy: Medieval World -- History Of Energy: Renaissance -- History of Energy: 1700-1800 -- History of Energy: 1800-1850 -- History of Energy: 1850-1900 -- History of Energy: 1900-1950 -- History of Energy: 1950-2000 -- History of Energy: 2000-2010 -- Holding companies -- Holly, Birdsill -- Home Energy Rating Systems -- Honduras -- Houdry, Eugene -- Hubbert, M King -- Hubbert's peak -- Hughes, Thomas P -- Hungary -- Hybrid vehicles -- Hydrogen -- Hydropower -- I: -- Iceland -- Idaho -- Illinois -- Independent System Operators -- India -- Indiana -- Indonesia -- Industrial ecology -- Industrial revolution -- Innovation -- Insulation -- Insull, Samuel -- Intergovernmental panel on climate change -- Internal combustion engine -- Internal Energy Market -- International Energy Agency -- International Energy Forum -- International Renewable Energy Agency -- Investor-owned utilities -- Iowa -- Iran -- Iraq -- Ireland -- Israel -- Italy. 
505 0 |a Volume 3: Jamaica-Rwanda: -- Jamaica -- Japan -- Jordan -- Joule, James -- K: -- Kansas -- Kazakhstan -- Kentucky -- Kenya -- Kinetic energy -- Kirbati -- Korea, North -- Korea, South -- Kuwait -- Kyoto protocol -- Kyrgyzstan -- L: -- Landfill gas -- Laos -- Latvia -- Leadership in Energy and Environmental design -- Lebanon -- Lesotho -- Levitation -- Liberia -- Libya -- Liechtenstein -- Life-cycle analysis -- Lighting -- Lithuania -- Louisiana -- Lovins, Amory -- Luxembourg -- M: -- Macedonia -- Madagascar -- Maine -- Malawi -- Malaysia -- Maldives -- Mali -- Malta -- Manufactured gas -- Marcellus shale -- Marshal Islands -- Maryland -- Massachusetts -- Mauritania -- Mauritius -- Mayer, Julius Robert von -- Meitner, Lise -- Methane -- Mexico -- Michigan -- Microhydropower -- Micronesia -- Minnesota -- Mississippi -- Missouri -- Moldova -- Monaco -- Mongolia -- Montana -- Morgan, JP -- Morocco -- Mountaintop removal mining -- Mozambique -- Municipal utilities -- Myanmar -- N: -- Namibia -- Nationalization -- Natural energy flows -- Natural gas -- Natural gas storage -- Nauru -- Nebraska -- Nepal -- Net metering -- Netherlands -- Nevada -- New Hampshire -- New Jersey -- New Mexico -- New York -- New Zealand -- Nicaragua -- Niger -- Nigeria -- Nitrogen oxides -- Nonpoint source pollution -- Nonrenewable energy resources -- North American Electric Reliability Corporation -- North Carolina -- North Dakota -- Norway -- Nuclear fission -- Nuclear fusion -- Nuclear power -- O: -- Offshore drilling -- Ohio -- Oil and gas pipelines -- Oil and natural gas drilling -- Oil and petroleum -- Oil market and price -- Oil sands -- Oil sands -- Oil shale's -- Oil spills -- Oklahoma -- Oman -- Oregon -- Organization of petroleum exporting countries -- Orsted, Hans Christian -- Otto, Nikolaus -- P: -- Pakistan -- Palau -- Palestine -- Panama -- Papua New Guinea -- Paraguay -- Parsons, Charles -- Peat -- Pennsylvania -- Peru -- Petroviolence -- Philippines -- Photovoltaics -- Pickens, T Boone -- Pinchot, Gifford -- Plug-in hybrid vehicles -- Poland -- Portugal -- Potential energy -- Power and power plants -- Public relations -- Public transportation -- Public utilities -- Public Utility Holding Company Act Of 1935 -- Public Utility Regulatory Policies Act of 1978 -- Q: -- Qatar -- R: -- Radiation -- Radiative forcing -- Rankine, William -- Recycling -- Refining -- Refuse -- Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative -- Regulation -- Renewable energy credits -- Renewable energy portfolio -- Renewable energy resources -- Rhode Island -- Risk assessment -- Risk management -- Rockefeller, John D -- Romania -- Rotational energy -- Rural electrification -- Russia -- Rwanda. 
505 0 |a Volume 4: Saint Kitts And Nevis-Zimbabwe: -- Saint Kitts and Nevis -- Saint Lucia -- Saint Vincent and the Grenadines -- Sakharov, Andrei -- Samoa -- San Marino -- Sao Tome and Principe -- Saudi Arabia -- Savery, Thomas -- Senegal -- Serbia and Montenegro -- Seychelles -- Shell -- Ships -- Siemens, Ernst von -- Sierra Leone -- Singapore -- Slovakia -- Slovenia -- Smart grids -- Smeaton, John -- Solar concentrator -- Solar energy -- Solar thermal systems -- Solomon Islands -- Somalia -- South Africa -- South Carolina -- South Dakota -- Spain -- Sperry, Elmer -- Sri Lanka -- Standard Oil Company -- Standardization -- Stephenson, George -- Stirling, Robert -- Sudan -- Sulfur oxides -- Super power -- Suriname -- Sustainability -- Sustainable development -- Swaziland -- Sweden -- Switzerland -- Syria -- T: -- Tajikistan -- Tanzania -- Tarbell, Ida -- Taxation -- Tennessee -- Tennessee Valley Authority -- Tesla, Nikola -- Texas -- Thailand -- Thermal storage -- Thermochemistry -- Thermodynamics -- Thompson, Benjamin (Count Rumford) -- Thomson, Joseph John -- Thomson, William (Lord Kelvin) -- Three Gorges Dam -- Three Mile Island -- Tidal power -- Togo -- Tonga -- Total primary energy supply -- Townes, Charles Hard -- Trains -- Transportation -- Trevithick, Richard -- Trinidad and Tobago -- Tunisia -- Turkey -- Turkmenistan -- Tuvalu -- U: -- Uganda -- Ukraine -- United Arab Emirates -- United Kingdom -- United States -- Units of measurement -- Uranium -- Urban sprawl -- Uruguay -- Utah -- Utilities -- Uzbekistan -- V: -- Vanuatu -- Vegetable oil fuel -- Venezuela -- Vermont -- Vertical integration -- Vietnam -- Virginia -- Volatile organic compounds -- Volta, Alessandro -- W: -- War -- Washington State -- Waste heat recovery -- Waste incineration -- Water pollution -- Watt, James -- West Virginia -- Westinghouse, George -- Wheatstone, Charles -- Wind resources -- Wind technology -- Wisconsin -- Wood energy -- Work and energy -- World Commission on Environment and development -- Wyoming -- Y: -- Yemen -- Yucca Mountain -- Z: -- Zambia -- Zero-emissions vehicles -- Zimbabwe -- Chronology -- Glossary -- Resource guide -- Index. 
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