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Energy, Technology, and the Environment

By
Paul Ih-Fei Liu
Paul Ih-Fei Liu
Doctor of Engineering,
Technical University of Munich
,
Germany
Former lecturer at
University of Southern California
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ISBN-10:
0791802221
No. of Pages:
292
Publisher:
ASME Press
Publication date:
2005

From the earliest times when human beings lived in hunting/gathering communities to the modern era, humankind has adapted and survived. Life continues from generation to generation, and we hope that our offspring will have better opportunities and a better quality of life in a more prosperous social system than our own. Prosperity is closely related to energy, which plays a vastly important role in our daily lives. The use of energy, however, will generate by-products that, unchecked, can devastate our ecosystem. The areas of our concern are air pollution, water pollution, and toxic hazardous waste disposal.

In response to air...

Ecosystem
Energy
The Environment and Selected Technologies
Technical Fundamentals
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