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The science of energy: resources and power explained - season 1.

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  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (24 video files (approximately 720 min.)) : sound, color
  • Publisher: [United States] : The Great Courses : 2016.

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Formatted Contents Note:
Episode 19 Energy Storage Technologies Episode 2 Energy: Forms and Conversion for Use Episode 17 Biofuels: Biodiesel and Ethanol Episode 18 Geothermal Energy Episode 10 Understanding Carbon Dioxide Episode 1 Energy and Human Civilization Episode 5 Chemical Energy, Biomass, and Photosynthesis Episode 7 Petroleum: Chemistry, Retrieval, and Use Episode 14 Solar Power and Electricity Episode 16 Hydroelectric Power: Electricity from Water Episode 4 Electricity: Ultimate Energy Converter Episode 8 New Petroleum Directions Episode 3 Heat: The Transfer and Flow of Energy Episode 12 Nuclear Fission Fuel Cycle Episode 22 Energy Sources: Economics and Politics Episode 23 Probable and Possible Future Energy Sources Episode 9 Fossil Fuel Energy: Issues and Concerns Episode 6 Coal: Convenient, Energy-Dense Fuel Episode 11 Science of Nuclear Power Episode 13 Sunlight: Inexhaustible Energy Source Episode 20 Energy Needs for Transportation Episode 15 Wind Power and Electricity Episode 21 Energy Efficiency: Technologies and Trends Episode 24 Energy Trends: Planning for the Near Future.
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Summary, etc.:
In the 24 lectures of The Science of Energy: Resources and Power Explained, expert geophysicist Professor Wysession presents an unbiased investigation into the energy sources that power our world. With clear and easy-to-follow explanations that make scientific and mathematical concepts approachable and understandable.
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Rated TVPG.
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Mode of access: World Wide Web.

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