- Hardcover: 872 pages
- Publisher: The MIT Press; 1 edition (June 10 2005)
- Language: English
- ISBN-10: 0262201534
- ISBN-13: 978-0262201537
- Product Dimensions: 17.8 x 4.4 x 25.4 cm
- Shipping Weight: 1.6 Kg
- Average Customer Review: 1 customer review
- Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #1,400,124 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
Sustainable Energy: Choosing Among Options Hardcover – Jun 10 2005
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"For some time I have searched for a comprehensive text on sustainable energy, and I have found it here. This book by Jefferson Tester and his colleagues will be the field's benchmark in the future. It is wonderfully broad in scope, yet detailed in its presentation of the material."--Fred K. Browand, Department of Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering, University of Southern California
"At last, sustainable energy can be taught from a single textbook one that is balanced, worldly, comprehensive, and challenging. Watch out, teachers! Science and engineering students are going to demand courses that use this book." Robert Socolow, Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, Princeton University
" Sustainable Energy provides the intellectual tools and perspectives needed to devise a sound strategy for ensuring sustainability." Jack Gibbons, former Presidential Science Advisor and former Director, Office of Science and Technology Policy
"This book with its references and links is an excellent source text for anyone considering a course on energy options for the future and for anyone else interested in understanding the science and argument which underlie the debate on energy options for a sustainable future." R. John Sandeman International Journal of Environmental Studies
"At last, sustainable energy can be taught from a single textbook -- one that is balanced, worldly, comprehensive, and challenging. Watch out, teachers! Science and engineering students are going to demand courses that use this book."--Robert Socolow, Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, Princeton University
About the Author
Jefferson W. Tester is Croll Professor of Sustainable Energy Systems at Cornell University.
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