Fossil Energy: Selected Entries from the Encyclopedia of Sustainability Science and Technology
The word sustainability shares its root with sustenance. In the context of modern society, sustenance is inextricably linked to the use of energy. Fossil Energy provides an authoritative reference on all aspects of this key resource, which currently represents nearly 85% of global energy consumption. Gathering 16 peer-reviewed entries from the Encyclopedia of Sustainability Science and Technology, the chapters provide comprehensive, yet concise coverage of fundamentals and current areas of research. Written by recognized authorities in the field, this volume represents an essential resource for scientists and engineers working on the development of energy resources, fossil or alternative, and reflects the essential role of energy supplies in supporting a sustainable future.
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Chapter 4 Petroleum Refining and Environmental Control and Environmental Effects
Chapter 5 Oil Shale Processing Chemistry and Technology
Chapter 6 Developments in Internal Combustion Engines
Chapter 7 Alaska Gas Hydrate Research and Field Studies
Chapter 8 Gas to Liquid Technologies
Chapter 10 Coal Preparation
Chapter 11 Coal to Liquids Technologies
Chapter 12 Mining Industries and Their Sustainable Management
Chapter 13 CO2 Reduction and CoalBased Electricity Generation
Chapter 14 Pulverized CoalFired Boilers and Pollution Control
Chapter 15 Natural Gas Power
Chapter 16 CO2 Capture and Sequestration
Chapter 9 Coal and Peat Global Resources and Future Supply
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