Energy and problems of a technical society

  • 512 Pages
  • 0.80 MB
  • English
Wiley , New York
Power resources., Power (Mecha
StatementJack J. Kraushaar, Robert A. Ristinen.
ContributionsRistinen, Robert A.
LC ClassificationsTJ163.2 .K73 1988
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 512 p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2112297M
ISBN 100471614092
LC Control Number88166279

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It continues to cover the physics of energy and the environment. The goal of the text is to bring an understanding of the technological problems facing our society to the attention of  › Home › Subjects › General Energy › Power Technology & Power Engineering.

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