Energy And Problems Of A Technical Society

Kraushaar Jack, Ristinen Robert A

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Cover Type: Softcover
Book Condition: Very Good
Jacket Condition: None Issued
Publisher: John Wiley And Sons
Publisher Place: New York
Publisher Year: 1988
Edition: Reprint

Description: 512 pages. Book is in Very good condition throughout.

Publishers Description: An accessible introduction to the technological problems of our modern society, requiring no science background. This revised edition incorporates updated statistics and contains a discussion of the Chernobyl nuclear reactor accident. There is an historical review of energy use in human history, followed by coverage of the diverse sources of energy and their safety aspects, energy storage and conservation, environmental problems, including aspects of both the peaceful and military uses of nuclear energy. Illustrated.

ISBN: 0471614092


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