Encyclopedia of Energy by Cleveland C.J. (ed.)

By Cleveland C.J. (ed.)

Энциклопедия по энергетике. В 6 томах (5400стр.) энциклопедии представлен наиболее полный материал о мировой энергетике. VI том содержит предметный указатель, что значительно облегчает поиск нужной информации. Карты, графики, таблицы и фотографии иллюстрируют и поясняют текст.

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How oil exporters would react to a climate policy that would reduce the demand for oil imports is another key dimension of the energy supply picture. A final set of key assumptions includes those made about the costs and efficiencies of current and future energy-supply and energy-using technologies. These factors tend to be critical determinants of energy use in both the base case and control scenarios. Most analysts use a combination of statistical analysis of historical data on the demand for individual fuels and process analysis of individual technologies in use or under development, in order to represent trends in 46 Modeling Energy Markets and Climate Change Policy learning by doing (past experience with the technology) and its effect on reducing costs as well as other characteristics of energy technologies.

The energetic cost of locomotion has been measured in numerous animals, large and small, as well as the energetic costs of locomotion (the latter in kJ/kg km). 1. IMPORTANCE OF MIGRATION Glossary b-oxidation Metabolic process whereby fatty acids are oxidized to produce energy for locomotor activity. fatty acid Major energy source for many migrants; part of triglycerides. glycogen Carbohydrate formed by the union of two glucose molecules. homeotherm Animals that are insulated and regulate their body temperature, typically with the assistance of physiological heat production by shivering.

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