Engineering: Cornell Quarterly, Vol.11, No.3 (Autumn 1976): Alternatives for Technology

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IN THIS ISSUE: What Price Wind Power? /2 (From the point of view that alternative sources of energy will have to be developed in the near future and that economics is the key to which options are feasible, Professor Dennis G. Shepherd assesses the potential of wind power.) ... Intermediate Technology: Its Place in Our World Today /12 (Biggest is not always best, any more than small is always beautiful, maintains Professor Bart Conta in a discussion of how an intermediate level of capitalization is often more appropriate than high technology in terms of both economics and the quality of life.) ... Rural Domestic Energy Self-Sufficiency: A Cooperative Student Research Project /19 (A Student Originated Studies grant from NSF enabled a group of fourteen students to spend the summer investigating ways in which a rural household in Tompkins County, New York, could become more energy self-sufficient. Results and implications of the case study are discussed by Alan Wyatt and Laura Masin.) ... Commentary: National Prospects for Solar Energy Use /27 (ERDA representative William R. Cherry discussed current and possible applications of solar energy in one of a fall series of lectures for freshman engineers.) ... (Vantage: Water Power from Fall Creek in Cornell's Past-and Perhaps-its Future /30 (A photo-essay on a scenic and practical asset.)... Register /36 ... Faculty Publications /44 ... Editorial /48

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1976
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Engineering; Cornell University; Alternative Energy; Wind Power; Energy Self-Sufficiency
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