Wind Power and Electricity

Wind Power and Electricity

Lecture 15 of 24

Downloadable Audiobook - 2016
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This Lecture: Wind power is another growing source of renewable energy. First, discover how giant wind turbines provide us with energy. Then, get a brief history of how humans have tapped into wind's potential and the meteorology of how wind works. Finally, learn the best regions for wind power and the advantages and drawbacks of using wind turbines. The Course: The Science of Energy: Resources and Power Explained presents an unbiased investigation into the energy sources that power our world. Vividly illustrated with animations, 3-D graphics, demonstrations, and other visuals that make scientific and mathematical concepts understandable, The Science of Energy is a marvelous window into the inner workings of energy that will keep you constantly engaged. All Lectures: 1. Energy and Human Civilization 2. Energy: Forms and Conversion for Use 3. Heat: The Transfer and Flow of Energy 4. Electricity: Ultimate Energy Converter 5. Chemical Energy, Biomass, and Photosynthesis 6. Coal: Convenient, Energy-Dense Fuel 7. Petroleum: Chemistry, Retrieval, and Use 8. New Petroleum Directions 9. Fossil Fuel Energy: Issues and Concerns 10. Understanding Carbon Dioxide 11. The Science of Nuclear Power 12. The Nuclear Fission Fuel Cycle 13. Sunlight: Inexhaustible Energy Source 14. Solar Power and Electricity 15. Wind Power and Electricity 16. Hydroelectric Power: Electricity from Water 17. Biofuels: Biodiesel and Ethanol 18. Geothermal Energy 19. Energy Storage Technologies 20. Energy Needs for Transportation 21. Energy Efficiency: Technologies and Trends 22. Energy Sources: Economics and Politics 23. Probable and Possible Future Energy Sources 24. Energy Trends: Planning for the Near Future
Publisher: [United States]: The Great Courses, 2016.
Edition: Unabridged.
Branch Call Number: eAudiobook hoopla
Characteristics: data file
digital,digital recording
1 online resource (1 audio file (30 min.)) : digital.
Additional Contributors: Wysession, Michael
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