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Energy / written by Jack Challoner.

By: Challoner, Jack.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Eyewitness science: Publisher: London ; New York : Dorling Kindersley, 1993Edition: 1st American ed.Description: 64 p. : col. ill. ; 29 cm.ISBN: 1564582329; 9781564582324; 075131014X; 9780751310146.Subject(s): Power resources -- Juvenile literature | EnergyDDC classification: 621.042 | 333.79 LOC classification: TJ163.23 | .C43 1993
Contents:
What is energy? -- Muscle energy -- Energy from fire -- Energy from wind and water -- Potential energy -- The energy of movement -- Imponderable fluids -- Heat energy -- Electromagnetism -- The conservation of energy -- Thermodynamics -- Steam energy -- Energy for transport -- Generating electricity -- Energy in the home -- Measuring energy -- Energy for communication -- Energy in waves -- Energy in packets -- Mass energy -- Energy from the nucleus -- Energy from the sun -- Photosynthesis -- Energy from food -- Fossil fuels -- Energy on a global scale -- Alternative energy -- Making the most of energy -- The origins and destiny of energy.
Summary: Surveys various sources of energy and the ways in which they have been harnessed.
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Includes index.

Surveys various sources of energy and the ways in which they have been harnessed.

What is energy? -- Muscle energy -- Energy from fire -- Energy from wind and water -- Potential energy -- The energy of movement -- Imponderable fluids -- Heat energy -- Electromagnetism -- The conservation of energy -- Thermodynamics -- Steam energy -- Energy for transport -- Generating electricity -- Energy in the home -- Measuring energy -- Energy for communication -- Energy in waves -- Energy in packets -- Mass energy -- Energy from the nucleus -- Energy from the sun -- Photosynthesis -- Energy from food -- Fossil fuels -- Energy on a global scale -- Alternative energy -- Making the most of energy -- The origins and destiny of energy.

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