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Energy Its Use and the Environment | Edition: 5

Energy Its Use and the Environment | Edition: 5

Author: Roger A. Hinrichs, Merlin H. Kleinbach
ISBN: 9781111990831
publisher: Cengage Learning
publisher Date: 01/01/2012
Price: 302
eBookPrice: 83.5
Schools: Temple University,University of Houston,University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire,University of Tennessee at Chattanooga,Stony Brook University(SUNY),University of New Hampshire,Clemson University,Boston University
Description: What is the impact of such energy issues as global warming, radioactive waste, and municipal solid waste on the individual and society? ENERGY: ITS USE AND THE ENVIRONMENT answers these questions, emphasizing the physical principles behind energy and its effects on our environment, and explaining the basic physical principles behind the use of energy, including the study of mechanics, electricity and magnetism, thermodynamics, and atomic and nuclear physics. By placing energy issues within the context of everyday examples and asking you to define and support critical arguments, ENERGY: ITS USE AND THE ENVIRONMENT offers a provocative approach to this crucial issue.