TITLE

Water power

PUB. DATE
April 2007
SOURCE
Water (9781405318747);2007, p38
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Book Chapter
ABSTRACT
A chapter from the book "Water" is presented. It discusses water as a source of power and energy. It cites that the vast amount of water on Earth, and the force it generates with movement can be used to produce energy. In relation to this, a flowing river is a good source of kinetic energy, while changes in the level of water releases potential energy. The chapter also explains how hydroelectric dams and tidal barrages utilize the energy of water to generate electricity.
ACCESSION #
43827334

 

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