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An indispensable truth : how fusion power can save the planet, Francis F. Chen

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An indispensable truth : how fusion power can save the planet
Title
An indispensable truth
Title remainder
how fusion power can save the planet
Statement of responsibility
Francis F. Chen
Title variation
How fusion power can save the planet
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Language
eng
Summary
Both global warming and oil shortage can be solved by controlled fusion, a clean power source that will serve mankind for millennia. The idea of hydrogen fusion as well as its difficulties are presented in non-technical language to dispel the notion that fusion is always 50 years away. This book also summarizes the evidence for climate change and explains the principles of both fossil and "green" energy sources to show that fusion is the best alternative for central-station power in the near term as well as the far future.--[book cover]
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BTCTA
Dewey number
665.81
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
TK9204
LC item number
.C48 2011
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
An indispensable truth : how fusion power can save the planet, Francis F. Chen
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Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Why fusion is indispensable. The evidence for climate change -- The future of energy I: fossil fuels -- The future of energy II: renewable energy -- How fusion works and what it can do. Fusion: energy from seawater -- Perfecting the magnetic bottle -- The remarkable tokamak -- Evolution and physics of the tokamak -- A half-century of progress -- Engineering: the big challenge -- Fusion concepts for the future
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ocn668191396
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25 cm.
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Extent
xvii, 433 p.
Isbn
9781441978196
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2011922489
Other physical details
ill. (chiefly col.), col. maps
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(OCoLC)668191396

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