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Alternative energy resources : the quest for sustainable energy, Paul Kruger

Label
Alternative energy resources : the quest for sustainable energy
Title
Alternative energy resources
Title remainder
the quest for sustainable energy
Statement of responsibility
Paul Kruger
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Funded by DSU Title III 2007-2012
Cataloging source
DLC
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1925-
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Kruger, Paul
Dewey number
621.042
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
TJ808
LC item number
.K78 2006
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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  • Renewable energy sources
  • Energy policy
Label
Alternative energy resources : the quest for sustainable energy, Paul Kruger
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • 1.03.
  • Axiom 3
  • 1.04.
  • Philosophical questions for the quest
  • 1.1.
  • Development of human ecology
  • 1.11.
  • Major ages in human history
  • 1.12.
  • The biosphere : "spaceship earth"
  • 1.
  • 1.13.
  • Limits to growth
  • 1.2.
  • Summary
  • References
  • 2.
  • The unending quest for abundant energy
  • 2.0.
  • Historic perspective
  • 2.1.
  • Human ecology on spaceship earth
  • Characteristics of an industrial nation
  • 2.11.
  • Flow of abundant energy
  • 2.12.
  • Capital and income energy resources
  • 2.2.
  • Exponential growth dynamics
  • 2.21.
  • Linear growth
  • 2.22.
  • 1.0.
  • Exponential growth
  • 2.23.
  • Doubling time
  • 2.24.
  • Exponential growth scenarios
  • 2.25.
  • Calculation of growth rates by regression analysis
  • 2.3.
  • Current growth in energy consumption
  • 2.31.
  • Introduction
  • Trends in energy consumption
  • 2.32.
  • Energy intensity
  • 2.33.
  • Projections of energy intensities
  • 2.34.
  • Projections of future energy consumption
  • 2.4.
  • Summary
  • References
  • 1.01.
  • Axiom 1
  • 1.02.
  • Axiom 2
  • 3.11.
  • Coal
  • 3.12.
  • Heating value of coal
  • 3.13.
  • Crude oil
  • 3.14.
  • Natural gas
  • 3.2.
  • Forecast of U.S. energy consumption through 2025
  • 3.
  • 3.3.
  • How long will fossil fuels last?
  • 3.31.
  • Estimation of fossil fuel reserves
  • 3.32.
  • The McKelvey diagram
  • 3.33.
  • Production of a finite resource
  • 3.34.
  • The logistic production curve method
  • The fossil fuel era
  • 3.4.
  • Growth of fossil fuel demand for generation of electricity
  • 3.5.
  • Summary
  • References
  • 4.
  • Sustainability of energy resources
  • 4.0.
  • Sustainable economic development
  • 4.01.
  • 3.0.
  • Indicators for sustainable energy development
  • 4.02.
  • Sustainable energy supply
  • 4.1.
  • Sustainability of electric energy demand
  • 4.11.
  • The electronic way of life
  • 4.12.
  • A continental superconducting grid
  • 4.13.
  • Historic perspective
  • The hydrogen fuel era
  • 4.2.
  • Natural gas in sustainable energy supply
  • 4.21.
  • Petrochemical use of natural gas
  • 4.22.
  • Growth of natural gas consumption in the United States
  • 4.23.
  • Forecast of natural gas consumption through 2025
  • 4.24.
  • 3.01.
  • Natural gas supply and reserves
  • 4.3.
  • Natural gas commitment for electric power generation
  • 4.4.
  • Sustainability of natural gas as an energy resource
  • 4.5.
  • Non-fossil energy resources
  • 4.51.
  • Growth of alternate (non-fossil) energy use
  • 4.52.
  • Fossil fuel consumption in the United States since 1900
  • Forecast of Non-fossil energy supply
  • 4.6.
  • Summary
  • References
  • 3.1.
  • Fossil fuels
  • 5.12.
  • Consequences of environmental threat
  • 5.13.
  • A hypothetical example of magnitude-severity analysis
  • 5.2.
  • The saga of the greenhouse effect
  • 5.21.
  • Components of the saga
  • 5.3.
  • Local air pollution from automobile exhaust
  • 5.
  • 5.31.
  • Environmental impact of smog
  • 5.32.
  • Nitrogen oxides in photochemical "smog"
  • 5.33.
  • Magnitude-severity aspects of nitrogen oxides
  • 5.4.
  • Value of air quality improvement in transportation
  • 5.5.
  • Some data for the Los Angeles air basin
  • Environmental impact of energy consumption
  • 5.6.
  • Summary
  • References
  • 6.
  • The nuclear energy era
  • 6.0.
  • Historic perspective
  • 6.1.
  • Basic elements of nuclear science
  • 6.11.
  • 5.0.
  • The atomic nucleus
  • 6.12.
  • Isotopic composition and abundance
  • 6.13.
  • Atomic mass
  • 6.14.
  • Equivalence of mass and energy
  • 6.15.
  • Binding energy
  • 6.16.
  • Historic perspective
  • Nuclear stability
  • 6.17.
  • Types of radioactive decay
  • 6.18.
  • Properties of radionuclides
  • 6.2.
  • Basic elements of nuclear power
  • 6.21.
  • Nuclear fission
  • 6.22.
  • 5.1.
  • Available energy from uranium fuel
  • 6.23.
  • Nuclear power reactors
  • 6.24.
  • The light-water uranium fuel cycle
  • 6.25.
  • Generation IV nuclear reactors
  • 6.26.
  • Nuclear safety
  • 6.27.
  • Basics of environmental impact
  • Nuclear waste
  • 6.3.
  • The Oklo natural nuclear reactors on earth
  • 6.4.
  • Thermonuclear fusion
  • 6.5.
  • Summary
  • References
  • 5.11.
  • Relationship between magnitude and severity
  • 7.1.
  • Hydroelectric power
  • 7.2.
  • Solar energy
  • 7.21.
  • The solar constant
  • 7.22.
  • Solar energy "reserves"
  • 7.23.
  • Solar electricity
  • 7.
  • 7.3.
  • Wind energy
  • 7.31.
  • Wind power rate
  • 7.32.
  • Wind turbine conversion efficiency
  • 7.33.
  • The wind energy resource
  • 7.34.
  • Estimated cost of wind power
  • Renewable energy resources
  • 7.4.
  • Biomass energy
  • 7.41.
  • The solar biomass resource
  • 7.42.
  • Biomass conversion processes
  • 7.43.
  • Environmental aspects of bioenergy fuels
  • 7.5.
  • Other renewable resources
  • 7.0.
  • 7.51.
  • Tidal energy
  • 7.52.
  • Geothermal energy
  • 7.6.
  • Summary
  • References
  • 8.
  • Hydrogen as an energy carrier
  • 8.0.
  • Renewable energy
  • Historic perspective
  • 8.01.
  • Physical nature of hydrogen
  • 8.02.
  • Chemical nature of hydrogen
  • 8.03.
  • Energetics of hydrogen
  • 8.1.
  • Hydrogen and electricity as parallel energy carriers
  • 8.11.
  • 7.01.
  • Why hydrogen?
  • 8.12.
  • Competitive uses for hydrogen
  • 8.2.
  • The hydrogen energy fuel cycle
  • 8.21.
  • Hydrogen production
  • 8.21a.
  • A wee-bit of electrochemistry
  • 8.22.
  • Types of renewable energy
  • hydrogen storage
  • 8.23.
  • Distribution of hydrogen
  • 8.24.
  • End uses for hydrogen fuel
  • 8.25.
  • Cost factors of hydrogen fuel
  • 8.3.
  • Summary
  • References
  • 7.02.
  • Consumption of renewable energy
  • 9.1.
  • Hydrogen fuel cells in vehicle transportation
  • 9.11.
  • Just what is a fuel cell?
  • 9.12.
  • A wee-bit of thermodynamics
  • 9.13.
  • Aspects of hydrogen as a transportation fuel
  • 9.14.
  • Hydrogen fuel vehicles by application type
  • 9.
  • 9.2.
  • Hydrogen fuel-cell vehicles
  • 9.21.
  • Characteristics of alternate fuels for fuel cells
  • 9.22.
  • Methanol as a fuel for fuel cells
  • 9.23.
  • Natural gas as a transportation fuel
  • 9.3.
  • What more is needed?
  • Hydrogen as a transportation fuel
  • 9.4.
  • Summary
  • References
  • 10.
  • The hydrogen fuel era
  • 10.0.
  • Perspective of an era
  • 10.1.
  • Potential for air quality improvement
  • 10.11.
  • 9.0.
  • Emission standards
  • 10.12.
  • Factors that effect vehicle emissions
  • 10.13.
  • History of California emission standards
  • 10.2.
  • Modeling health benefit from hydrogen fuel transportation
  • 10.21.
  • Model development for the three-city hydrogen air quality study
  • 10.22.
  • Historic perspective
  • The metropolitan Tokyo air quality study
  • 10.3.
  • Electric energy requirement for hydrogen fuel
  • 10.31.
  • Extrapolation of historic transportation fuel data to 2010
  • 10.32.
  • Growth of demand for hydrogen fuel and electric energy : 2010-2050
  • 10.4.
  • Prospects for the future of sustainable energy supply
  • 10.41.
  • 9.01.
  • Potential distribution of energy resources
  • 10.42.
  • Possibilities to resolve the impasse
  • 10.5.
  • Wrap-up
  • 10.6.
  • Summary
  • References
  • Hydrogen fuel in aviation
  • 9.02.
  • Hydrogen fuel in marine propulsion
Control code
61169765
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
xxiv, 248 pages
Isbn
9780471772088
Isbn Type
(cloth)
Lccn
2005021362
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)61169765
Label
Alternative energy resources : the quest for sustainable energy, Paul Kruger
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • 1.03.
  • Axiom 3
  • 1.04.
  • Philosophical questions for the quest
  • 1.1.
  • Development of human ecology
  • 1.11.
  • Major ages in human history
  • 1.12.
  • The biosphere : "spaceship earth"
  • 1.
  • 1.13.
  • Limits to growth
  • 1.2.
  • Summary
  • References
  • 2.
  • The unending quest for abundant energy
  • 2.0.
  • Historic perspective
  • 2.1.
  • Human ecology on spaceship earth
  • Characteristics of an industrial nation
  • 2.11.
  • Flow of abundant energy
  • 2.12.
  • Capital and income energy resources
  • 2.2.
  • Exponential growth dynamics
  • 2.21.
  • Linear growth
  • 2.22.
  • 1.0.
  • Exponential growth
  • 2.23.
  • Doubling time
  • 2.24.
  • Exponential growth scenarios
  • 2.25.
  • Calculation of growth rates by regression analysis
  • 2.3.
  • Current growth in energy consumption
  • 2.31.
  • Introduction
  • Trends in energy consumption
  • 2.32.
  • Energy intensity
  • 2.33.
  • Projections of energy intensities
  • 2.34.
  • Projections of future energy consumption
  • 2.4.
  • Summary
  • References
  • 1.01.
  • Axiom 1
  • 1.02.
  • Axiom 2
  • 3.11.
  • Coal
  • 3.12.
  • Heating value of coal
  • 3.13.
  • Crude oil
  • 3.14.
  • Natural gas
  • 3.2.
  • Forecast of U.S. energy consumption through 2025
  • 3.
  • 3.3.
  • How long will fossil fuels last?
  • 3.31.
  • Estimation of fossil fuel reserves
  • 3.32.
  • The McKelvey diagram
  • 3.33.
  • Production of a finite resource
  • 3.34.
  • The logistic production curve method
  • The fossil fuel era
  • 3.4.
  • Growth of fossil fuel demand for generation of electricity
  • 3.5.
  • Summary
  • References
  • 4.
  • Sustainability of energy resources
  • 4.0.
  • Sustainable economic development
  • 4.01.
  • 3.0.
  • Indicators for sustainable energy development
  • 4.02.
  • Sustainable energy supply
  • 4.1.
  • Sustainability of electric energy demand
  • 4.11.
  • The electronic way of life
  • 4.12.
  • A continental superconducting grid
  • 4.13.
  • Historic perspective
  • The hydrogen fuel era
  • 4.2.
  • Natural gas in sustainable energy supply
  • 4.21.
  • Petrochemical use of natural gas
  • 4.22.
  • Growth of natural gas consumption in the United States
  • 4.23.
  • Forecast of natural gas consumption through 2025
  • 4.24.
  • 3.01.
  • Natural gas supply and reserves
  • 4.3.
  • Natural gas commitment for electric power generation
  • 4.4.
  • Sustainability of natural gas as an energy resource
  • 4.5.
  • Non-fossil energy resources
  • 4.51.
  • Growth of alternate (non-fossil) energy use
  • 4.52.
  • Fossil fuel consumption in the United States since 1900
  • Forecast of Non-fossil energy supply
  • 4.6.
  • Summary
  • References
  • 3.1.
  • Fossil fuels
  • 5.12.
  • Consequences of environmental threat
  • 5.13.
  • A hypothetical example of magnitude-severity analysis
  • 5.2.
  • The saga of the greenhouse effect
  • 5.21.
  • Components of the saga
  • 5.3.
  • Local air pollution from automobile exhaust
  • 5.
  • 5.31.
  • Environmental impact of smog
  • 5.32.
  • Nitrogen oxides in photochemical "smog"
  • 5.33.
  • Magnitude-severity aspects of nitrogen oxides
  • 5.4.
  • Value of air quality improvement in transportation
  • 5.5.
  • Some data for the Los Angeles air basin
  • Environmental impact of energy consumption
  • 5.6.
  • Summary
  • References
  • 6.
  • The nuclear energy era
  • 6.0.
  • Historic perspective
  • 6.1.
  • Basic elements of nuclear science
  • 6.11.
  • 5.0.
  • The atomic nucleus
  • 6.12.
  • Isotopic composition and abundance
  • 6.13.
  • Atomic mass
  • 6.14.
  • Equivalence of mass and energy
  • 6.15.
  • Binding energy
  • 6.16.
  • Historic perspective
  • Nuclear stability
  • 6.17.
  • Types of radioactive decay
  • 6.18.
  • Properties of radionuclides
  • 6.2.
  • Basic elements of nuclear power
  • 6.21.
  • Nuclear fission
  • 6.22.
  • 5.1.
  • Available energy from uranium fuel
  • 6.23.
  • Nuclear power reactors
  • 6.24.
  • The light-water uranium fuel cycle
  • 6.25.
  • Generation IV nuclear reactors
  • 6.26.
  • Nuclear safety
  • 6.27.
  • Basics of environmental impact
  • Nuclear waste
  • 6.3.
  • The Oklo natural nuclear reactors on earth
  • 6.4.
  • Thermonuclear fusion
  • 6.5.
  • Summary
  • References
  • 5.11.
  • Relationship between magnitude and severity
  • 7.1.
  • Hydroelectric power
  • 7.2.
  • Solar energy
  • 7.21.
  • The solar constant
  • 7.22.
  • Solar energy "reserves"
  • 7.23.
  • Solar electricity
  • 7.
  • 7.3.
  • Wind energy
  • 7.31.
  • Wind power rate
  • 7.32.
  • Wind turbine conversion efficiency
  • 7.33.
  • The wind energy resource
  • 7.34.
  • Estimated cost of wind power
  • Renewable energy resources
  • 7.4.
  • Biomass energy
  • 7.41.
  • The solar biomass resource
  • 7.42.
  • Biomass conversion processes
  • 7.43.
  • Environmental aspects of bioenergy fuels
  • 7.5.
  • Other renewable resources
  • 7.0.
  • 7.51.
  • Tidal energy
  • 7.52.
  • Geothermal energy
  • 7.6.
  • Summary
  • References
  • 8.
  • Hydrogen as an energy carrier
  • 8.0.
  • Renewable energy
  • Historic perspective
  • 8.01.
  • Physical nature of hydrogen
  • 8.02.
  • Chemical nature of hydrogen
  • 8.03.
  • Energetics of hydrogen
  • 8.1.
  • Hydrogen and electricity as parallel energy carriers
  • 8.11.
  • 7.01.
  • Why hydrogen?
  • 8.12.
  • Competitive uses for hydrogen
  • 8.2.
  • The hydrogen energy fuel cycle
  • 8.21.
  • Hydrogen production
  • 8.21a.
  • A wee-bit of electrochemistry
  • 8.22.
  • Types of renewable energy
  • hydrogen storage
  • 8.23.
  • Distribution of hydrogen
  • 8.24.
  • End uses for hydrogen fuel
  • 8.25.
  • Cost factors of hydrogen fuel
  • 8.3.
  • Summary
  • References
  • 7.02.
  • Consumption of renewable energy
  • 9.1.
  • Hydrogen fuel cells in vehicle transportation
  • 9.11.
  • Just what is a fuel cell?
  • 9.12.
  • A wee-bit of thermodynamics
  • 9.13.
  • Aspects of hydrogen as a transportation fuel
  • 9.14.
  • Hydrogen fuel vehicles by application type
  • 9.
  • 9.2.
  • Hydrogen fuel-cell vehicles
  • 9.21.
  • Characteristics of alternate fuels for fuel cells
  • 9.22.
  • Methanol as a fuel for fuel cells
  • 9.23.
  • Natural gas as a transportation fuel
  • 9.3.
  • What more is needed?
  • Hydrogen as a transportation fuel
  • 9.4.
  • Summary
  • References
  • 10.
  • The hydrogen fuel era
  • 10.0.
  • Perspective of an era
  • 10.1.
  • Potential for air quality improvement
  • 10.11.
  • 9.0.
  • Emission standards
  • 10.12.
  • Factors that effect vehicle emissions
  • 10.13.
  • History of California emission standards
  • 10.2.
  • Modeling health benefit from hydrogen fuel transportation
  • 10.21.
  • Model development for the three-city hydrogen air quality study
  • 10.22.
  • Historic perspective
  • The metropolitan Tokyo air quality study
  • 10.3.
  • Electric energy requirement for hydrogen fuel
  • 10.31.
  • Extrapolation of historic transportation fuel data to 2010
  • 10.32.
  • Growth of demand for hydrogen fuel and electric energy : 2010-2050
  • 10.4.
  • Prospects for the future of sustainable energy supply
  • 10.41.
  • 9.01.
  • Potential distribution of energy resources
  • 10.42.
  • Possibilities to resolve the impasse
  • 10.5.
  • Wrap-up
  • 10.6.
  • Summary
  • References
  • Hydrogen fuel in aviation
  • 9.02.
  • Hydrogen fuel in marine propulsion
Control code
61169765
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
xxiv, 248 pages
Isbn
9780471772088
Isbn Type
(cloth)
Lccn
2005021362
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)61169765

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