There's no doubt this book is the most extensive multimedia encyclopedia of renewable sources ever published. It covers all aspects of energy harnessing and producing from the sun to biomass. You can explore 220 pages full of fotogalleries, videos, 3D models, interactive schemes, graphs and illustrations. Wide-range glossary is also included as well as review tests and a chapter about the renewable energy future.
30,000 words 220 text pages 119 glossary items
453 photos in fotogalleries with descriptions 68 illustrations 20 3D models 24 videos 13 interactive diagrams 15 reviews with 96 test questions
Table of content: Introduction Water Energy Physical Properties of Water The Origin of the Water Energy Water Energy and Its Uses Hydraulic Structures and Engineering Water Turbines and Their Inventors Hydroelectric Power Plant The energy of the Seas and Oceans HPP Impact on the Environment Wind Energy The Energy of Flowing Air The History of Wind Power Utilization Wind Power Plant Types of Wind Turbines Wind Turbines and the Environment Energy of the Sun Solar Rays Energy Ways to Use Solar Heat The Thermal Principle for Acquiring Energy The Energy Use of the Photovoltaic Effect Solar Energy and the Environment Geothermal Energy Heat from the Earth’s Core Mankind and the Energy from the Earth Geothermal Power Plants The Impact of Geothermal Power Plants on the Environment Biomass Energy Biomass Types and Processing of Biomass Biofuels Energetic Potential of Biomass Biomass and the Environment Renewable Energy Future Rapid development of Energy Consumption The Future of Renewable Energy Sources Development of Renewable Sources