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The Impact of energy utilization on environment

Hawlader, Mohammad Nurul Alam (2011) The Impact of energy utilization on environment. In: Alternative energy. IIUM Press, Kuala Lumpur, pp. 1-8. ISBN 9789674181581

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Energy and environment, both arc essential for our survival on the planet earth to ensure a deeem standard of living and good health. However, there is a price [or the comfort that we strive hard to achievc. It took forty years to realize that CFC (Chlorofluorocarbons) causes Ozone depletion. Similarly. greenhouse gases and acid rain are realities that we have to contain to provide a cleaner environment [or the future generation. Fossil fuels are essential but their application can be limited to areas where high temperatures are required. For power production, natural gas should be encouraged. Solar thermal applications may be considered for areas where low temperatures are involved, as the technology is proven.

Item Type: Book Chapter
Additional Information: 6548/20043
Uncontrolled Keywords: energy utilization, environment
Subjects: T Technology > TD Environmental technology. Sanitary engineering
Kulliyyahs/Centres/Divisions/Institutes (Can select more than one option. Press CONTROL button): Kulliyyah of Engineering
Kulliyyah of Engineering > Department of Mechanical Engineering
Depositing User: Prof Mohammad Nurul Alam / M N A Hawlader
Date Deposited: 31 May 2012 10:09
Last Modified: 31 May 2012 10:09
URI: http://irep.iium.edu.my/id/eprint/20043

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