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The power of light : the epic story of man's quest to harness the sun / Frank T. Kryza.

By: Kryza, Frank.
Publisher: New York : McGraw-Hill, c2003Description: xiv, 298 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.ISBN: 0071400214; 9780071400213.Subject(s): Solar energy -- History | Solar energy | Solar energy -- History | Solar energyDDC classification: 333.792/3/09 | 333.792
Contents:
Philadelphia's solar wizard -- Shuman's inspirations : solar power in ancient Greece and Europe in the Middle Ages -- The 4-acre solar machine -- "A substitute for fuel in tropical countries" -- Solar-powered irrigation in Egypt -- Augustin Mouchot and the first "sun engine" -- Egypt's great sun machine -- California light and solar power -- War and petroleum : the end of an era.
Item type Home library Collection Call number Copy number Status Date due Barcode Item holds
Books Habshan - SAN Campus
Habshan Library
General Collection TJ810 .K79 2003 (Browse shelf) 1 Available 40040000010381
Books Main Campus
Main Campus Library
General Collection TJ810 .K79 2003 (Browse shelf) Available 000046
Total holds: 0

Includes bibliographical references (p. 265-278) and index.

Philadelphia's solar wizard -- Shuman's inspirations : solar power in ancient Greece and Europe in the Middle Ages -- The 4-acre solar machine -- "A substitute for fuel in tropical countries" -- Solar-powered irrigation in Egypt -- Augustin Mouchot and the first "sun engine" -- Egypt's great sun machine -- California light and solar power -- War and petroleum : the end of an era.

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