The only book to successfully integrate social, economic and environmental considerations with an accessible, quantitative approach to energy science. Energy Science introduces the latest energy technologies, explaining the physical principles underlying technology and discussing their environmental, economic, and social impacts.
Covering fossil fuels, renewable, and nuclear energy, the text enables students to evaluate the key sources of energy available, and introduces potential solutions to the energy problems facing us today. A core text in the field, Energy Science is full of topical case studies and examples using current data to highlight the practical application of relevant theory.Discussion questions throughout the text encourage the development of deep critical thinking skills, ensuring that students are properly equipped to approach the energy challenges that lie ahead. Energy Science is accompanied by an Online Resource Centre which features:For Students:-Auto-marked multiple choice questions to accompany each chapter-Curated links to online sources of further informationFor Lecturers:-Figures from the book: available to download for use in lectures-A solutions manual for end-of-chapter questions-A complete set of customizable PowerPoint slides to use as the basis for lectures, or as hand-outs in class