World energy resources

Charles E. Brown

This book provides a comprehensive discussion and analysis of global energy resources, international energy markets, international energy forecasts for the first quarter of the 21st century, conventional and alternative energy technologies and pertinent historical developments of world energy. It is organized into four parts with 27 chapters that cover advance energy technologies, primary and alternative energy resources and country profiles. Part I introduces conventional energy resources; Part II covers alternative energy sources and conservation; Part III covers energy modelling and forecast methods for anlaysing energy development in the United States of America and the world; Part IV provides a country-by-country analysis of energy issues, law, resources and programs. It is indeed an assessment of the outlook for international energy that relates to major fuels, transportation, electricity and the environment.

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  • I Introduction to Primary Energy - Nonrenewable Sources.- 1 Introduction to World Energy.- 2 Historical Perspective of Energy.- 3 World Primary Energy Overview.- 4 World Coal Resources.- 5 Nuclear Energy.- 6 Hydroelectric Power.- 7 Meeting Future Demands for Energy Resources.- II Renewable Energy Sources and Alternative Energy Technologies.- 8 Geothermal Energy.- 9 Solar Energy.- 10 Wind Energy.- 11 Advanced Alternative Energy Sources.- 12 Nonrenewable Alternative Energy Resources and Technologies.- 13 Environmental Issues and Concerns in Energy.- 14 History of World Energy Program Policies.- III United States - Energy Forecasts and Modeling.- 15 Energy Modeling Approach and Assumptions.- 16 U.S. Energy Forecasts and Modeling.- 17 USA Energy Demand and World Markets.- 18 USA Electricity Demand and Markets.- 19 USA Oil and Natural Gas Consumption Forecasts.- 20 Coal Market Forecasts and Analysis.- IV World Regional Energy Overview.- 21 Regional Overview - North America and Latin America.- 22 The Middle East.- 23 Antarctica and Canada.- 24 Latin America.- 25 Europe and Central Eurasia.- 26 Africa.- 27 Asia and Pacific.- References.- Appendix I. Conversion Table of Energy Units.- Author Index.

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書名 World energy resources
著作者等 Brown, Charles E.
出版元 Springer
刊行年月 c2002
ページ数 xxv, 810 p.
大きさ 24 cm
ISBN 3540426345
NCID BA57058864
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言語 英語
出版国 ドイツ
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