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By Cutler J. Cleveland, Christopher G. Morris

ISBN-10: 0080445780

ISBN-13: 9780080445786

At a time while the subject of power costs, assets and environmental affects are on the vanguard of stories tales and political discussions, we're happy to announce the book of the fascinating new Dictionary of Energy.

This authoritative source, referred to as "an crucial reference for power researchers" by way of Mark Jaccard, Director of the strength and fabrics study crew at Simon Fraser college, covers all features of power and its position in society.

* Over 8,000 definitions spanning forty clinical disciplines

* greater than a hundred 'window essays' written by means of specialists, and protecting subject matters of specific medical, historic or social significance

* Over one hundred fifty images and illustrations

Co-edited by way of Cutler J. Cleveland, the Editor-in-Chief of the widely-acclaimed Encyclopedia of Energy, and Christopher Morris, the Editor of the award-winning Academic Press Dictionary of technological know-how and Technology. in one quantity this specified paintings offers a complete and arranged physique of data on what's sure to develop into an more and more very important region of medical examine within the twenty first century.

. includes over 8,000 transparent and concise definitions on nearly each subject in power, organised in forty key topic areas
. comprises greater than a hundred mini-essays on matters of quite topical curiosity
. Compiled with professional enter and recommendation from a board of remarkable scientists and leaders within the strength box

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A mirror formed at the back surface of solar cells to increase the reflection of unabsorbed sunlight from the back surface. backwardation Economics. an energy market condition in which future prices are lower than the current spot prices, or in which the near futures price exceeds the distant futures price. Compare contango. Bacon, Francis Thomas 1904–1992, British engineer who developed the first practical hydrogen-oxygen fuel cells. BACT best available control technology. bacteria Ecology. singular, bacterium.

Having to do with or employing alternative energy or an alternative fuel source (see following). alternative energy Renewable/Alternative. , solar, wind, or hydrogen energy. alternative fuel Renewable/Alternative. a nonpetroleum energy source used to power transportation vehicles, especially road vehicles, such as ethanol or hydrogen. Thus, alternaSee below. tive fuel vehicle. alternator Electricity. a machine or device that generates alternating current. altimetry Earth Science. , the elevation of the land, sea, or ice surface, or of an aircraft moving above the surface.

Astrolabe An astrolabe of Arab design, reportedly used on the Red Sea about the year 1300. astronomical unit (AU) Measurement. the mean distance of the earth from the sun, which is 149,597,870 kilometers, or about 93 million miles. asymmetric Economics. 5% increase in demand. Thus, asymmetry, asymmetric price response. asynchronous Physics. 1. not at the same rate or time. 2. Electricity. , in a wind turbine), or below it (sub-synchronous), such as an asynchronous motor powered by current. S. scientist credited with the design of the first electronic-digital computer (see next), working with Clifford Berry at Iowa State University.

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