Front Cover; Dictionary of Energy; Copyright; Table of Contents; Editors-in-Chief; Subject Areas of the Dictionary; Special Essays on Important Energy Terms; Preface to the Dictionary; Preface to the First Edition; Introduction to the Use of the Dictionary; Selection; Sources; Subject Areas; Alphabetical Order; Entry Format; Introduction; Headwords; Area Labels; Definitions; Word Origins; Cross References; Special Essays; Additional Features; Common Abbreviations in Energy Usage; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; Q; R; S; T; U; V; W; X; Y; Z; Notable Quotes on Energy.
Prior to 18001801-1900; 1901-1945; 1946-1980; 1981 to present; Illustration Credits.
The Dictionary of Energy, Second Edition is a comprehensive and authoritative reference on all aspects of energy and its role in society. Edited by Cutler J. Cleveland and Christopher Morris, the editors of Handbook of Energy, Volumes 1 and 2, this authoritative resource comes at a time when the topic of energy prices, resources and environmental impacts are at the forefront of news stories and political discussions. The Second Edition of Dictionary of Energy contains over 10,000 terms, across 40 key subject areas in energy (e.g. solar, oil & gas, economics, models, policy, basic concepts, su..
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