By Cutler J. Cleveland
Written by way of the editor of The Encyclopedia of power, Cutler Cleveland, this dictionary offers pros around the multi-disciplinary box of strength a device to higher converse on power concerns and comprehend power matters and possibilities. This paperback version, priced at below part the cost of the hardcover version and elevated with over 500 new phrases, makes this necessary reference to be had to a fair wider viewers past power scientists, together with new pros, scholars, and company oil and gasoline companies.
-Over 10,000 entries masking a few forty clinical disciplines and subject matters - Essays by way of scientists, biographical entries on key contributors, and old reviews - Historical fees on power issues, - Illustrated with 100 photographs and illustrations - Now extended with over 500 new phrases and to be had in paperback at part the cost of the 1st edition
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1. an interconnection of electric parts forming a number of whole paths for the move of present. 2. a community of media, frequently conductors and semiconductors, delivering a closed direction for electromagnetic phenomena to happen. circuit breaker electrical energy. a current-sensitive safeguard swap that might immediately open a circuit while the present exceeds a undeniable predetermined worth; in contrast to a fuse, a circuit breaker might be reset after being activated. circuitry electrical energy. the whole mix of circuits in a selected electric approach or machine. round collider Nuclear. any of a class of particle accelerators within which counterrotating beams are introduced into collision at experimental components, the place they generate excessive bursts of power; used to review the elemental homes of subatomic subject. circulating fluidized mattress (CFB) see fluidized mattress combustion. stream phone Earth technology. huge components of air stream created via the rotation of the earth and the move of warmth from the equator towards the poles. circumscription thought Social matters. a concept complex via U. S. anthropologist Robert Carneiro to give an explanation for the foundation of states; i. e, the main that threats to the survival of a society (stemming from inhabitants strain on assets and likewise from pageant from different societies and environmental constraints) will result in the expanding complexity of the sociopolitical association. circumsolar strength sun. radiation scattered via the ambience in any such manner that it seems that to originate from a space of the sky instantly adjoining to the solar. circumsolar radiation sun. the quantity of sun radiation coming from a circle within the sky situated at the sun’s disk and having a radius of among 2. five and three. five levels, looking on 10/4/2005 9:15:50 AM Cistercians the kind of tool getting used to degree direct general irradiance. Cistercians historical past. a eu non secular order, famous in medieval occasions for his or her creative use of water assets and water energy; of their agricultural practices additionally they confirmed an know-how of recent ecological recommendations equivalent to sustainability. Cisternay du Fay (Charles-François de) 1698– 1739, French chemist who came upon that an electric cost has either confident and damaging values and in addition was once the 1st to explain the primary of insulating a conductor with a few nonconducting substance. CitiCar Renewable/Alternative. a pioneering buyer electrical motor vehicle advertised by way of U. S. entrepreneur Robert Beaumont within the Nineteen Seventies; numerous thousand devices of this vehicle and a far better model (the ComutaCar) have been synthetic, as a result of curiosity in substitute cars spurred by means of the oil concern of 1973. even though, it was once perceived as a glorified golfing cart and through the early Nineteen Eighties it was once not produced. citric acid cycle one other identify for the krebs cycle. citygate Oil & gasoline. some extent or measuring station at which a dispensing gasoline software gets gasoline from a typical gasoline pipeline corporation or transmission approach. civilian nuclear reactor Nuclear.