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Powering the Future: A Comprehensive Guide to Alternative Energy Sources

Powering the Future: A Comprehensive Guide to Alternative Energy Sources

ByAustin MardonMadiha Ansari

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In this book, we explore the various forms of energy and their uses and limitations. Chapter 1 covers wind energy, which is a clean and renewable source of electricity that is generated by converting the kinetic energy of wind into electrical energy using wind turbines. Chapter 2 discusses geothermal energy, which is a clean and renewable source of electricity that is generated by capturing the heat from the earth and converting it into electrical energy. Chapter 3 covers nuclear energy, which is a clean but potentially dangerous source of electricity that is generated by splitting atoms in a nuclear reactor. The book also covers other forms of energy, such as electrical energy and its uses and limitations (Chapter 4), solar energy and its potential as a renewable source of electricity (Chapter 5), biomass energy and its role in renewable electricity generation (Chapter 6), and sound energy and its potential for energy conversion (Chapter 7). In Chapter 8, we examine hydropower and its uses and limitations regarding climate change. We also explore the impact of energy production and use on the environment in Chapter 9, and the effects of wind energy on farmers in Chapter 10. Finally, in Chapter 11, we discuss batteries and the storage of energy. Overall, this book provides a comprehensive overview of the various forms of energy, their potential and limitations, and their impact on the environment and society.

Details

Publication Date
Jan 24, 2023
Language
English
ISBN
9781773698847
Category
Engineering
Copyright
All Rights Reserved - Standard Copyright License
Contributors
By (author): Austin Mardon, By (author): Madiha Ansari, By (author): Michael Tang, By (author): Kelly Wu, By (author): Chitrini Tandon, By (author): Rico Cuecaco, By (author): Madhumita Nathani, By (author): David Neumann, By (author): Jeremy Steen, By (author): Kibrom Makaby, By (author): Kanish Baskaran, Edited by: Catherine Mardon, Cover design or artwork by: Josh Harnack

Specifications

Pages
147
Binding
Perfect Bound
Interior Color
Black & White
Dimensions
US Trade (6 x 9 in / 152 x 229 mm)

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