Renewable and Efficient Electric Power Systems
Engineering for sustainability is an emerging theme for the twenty-first century,
and the need for more environmentally benign electric power systems is a critical
part of this new thrust. Renewable energy systems that take advantage of
energy sources that won’t diminish over time and are independent of fluctuations
in... Lights On!: The Science of Power Generation
Power generation is a relatively recent concern because humans had little need for sustained power until the dawn of the Industrial Revolution. Today, modern civilization is wholly dependent on the production and distribution of power. Without it, our way of life would be extinguished.
In Lights On!, Mark Denny reveals the...
Career Opportunities in the Energy Industry
The energy industry and its career opportunities are certainly
nothing new. Excavations in Britain suggest coal
was mined and used during the Stone Age. Natural gas
was produced and transported through bamboo pipelines
over 2,500 years ago in China. Petroleum was used by the
Babylonians in making asphalt for building their...