TITLE

Releasing energy

PUB. DATE
April 2007
SOURCE
Energy (9781405318730);2007, p14
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Book Chapter
ABSTRACT
Information on the release of energy from a section of the book "Energy" is presented. It notes that fire is a way to release the energy in fuels, such as wood and coal, and helps people generate electricity, power car engines and space rockets. It cites oxygen, fuel and heat as important elements in fires. Particular focus is given to the combustion process in a fire. It points out that a candle serves as a miniature chemical factory that converts the chemical energy stored in wax into light and heat.
ACCESSION #
43827293

 

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