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Applied Chemistry: A Textbook for Engineers and by Roussak O.V. Et.Al

By Roussak O.V. Et.Al

The moment variation of Gesser’s vintage utilized Chemistry comprises up-to-date types of the unique sixteen chapters plus new chapters on semiconductors and nanotechnology. This textbook introduces chemistry scholars to the functions in their box to engineering layout and serve as throughout a variety of matters, from fuels and polymers to electrochemistry and water remedy. every one bankruptcy concludes with a interpreting record of appropriate books and articles in addition to a collection of routines which come with difficulties that stretch the themes past the textual content. different supplementations to the textual content contain a laboratory part with step by step experiments and a suggestions handbook for instructors.

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A dam equipped with special reversible turbines allows the power to be generated by the tidal flow in both directions. Several tidal projects have been in the planning stages for many years and include the Bay of Fundy (Canada-USA), the Severn Barrage (Great Britain), and San Jose Gulf (Argentina). Though tidal power is reliable, it is not continuous, and some energy storage system would make it much more practical. However, as the price of fossil fuels rises, the economics of tidal power becomes more favorable.

2%, is consumed in producing winds and ocean waves. 5% of the fixed carbon is consumed as nutrient energy by the Earth’s 6 Â 109 people. 3%. The production of fixed carbon by photosynthesis is about ten times present world consumption of energy by human society. Thus, solar energy is sufficient for man’s present and future needs on Earth. The main difficulty is in the collection and storage of this energy. Solar energy can be utilized directly in flat bed collectors for heating and hot water or concentrated by parabolic mirrors to generate temperatures over 2,000 C.

Thus, solar energy is sufficient for man’s present and future needs on Earth. The main difficulty is in the collection and storage of this energy. Solar energy can be utilized directly in flat bed collectors for heating and hot water or concentrated by parabolic mirrors to generate temperatures over 2,000 C. , Na2 SO4  10H2 OðsÞ ! 383 C). Solar energy can also be directly converted into electrical energy by photovoltaic and photogalvanic cells or transformed into gaseous fuels such as hydrogen by the photoelectrolysis or photocatalytic (solar) decomposition of water.

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