Engineering: Cornell Quarterly, Vol.17, No.1 (Summer 1982): Thinking Big About Our Energy Future
Thomas, Robert J.; Cohen, Robert; Jirka, Gerhard H.; Jewell, William J.
IN THIS ISSUE: Wind Power for Electric Utility Systems /2 (The large-scale solar-derived technology that is the most advanced in development is described by Robert J. Thomas, associate professor of electrical engineering at Cornell.) ... Ocean Thermal Energy to Feed the Power Grids /12 (Energy consultant Robert Cohen, a Cornell alumnus, discusses the OTEC program, its progress, and its potential. Cohen organized the original United States development program.) ... Ocean Thermal Energy and the Environment /20 (Gerhard H. Jirka, associate professor of civil and environmental engineering at Cornell, is concerned primarily with problems of external fluid dynamics and environmental consequences in the development of OTEC.) ... Energy from Cornstalks: Local Crop Residues as a Substitute for Imported Oil /27 (A technology that can produce energy from a readily available, renewable source is ready for full-sized demonstration. Cornell agricultural engineering professor William J. Jewell explains his research project and worries about funding cuts.) ... Register /35 ... Vantage: Sidelights of 1981-82 /39 ... Faculty Publications /47 ... Letters /51
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Engineering; Cornell University; Wind Power; Solar Energy; Thermal Energy; Power Grid; Fluid Dynamics; Crop Residues