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Energy, Power, and Transportation Technology, 2nd Edition

By: Len S. Litowitz and Ryan A. Brown
ISBN: 978-1-60525-555-2
Format: Hardcover
Copyright: 2012
Subject: Technology / Engineering
Grade Level: 9-14
Description
Energy, Power, and Transportation Technology provides a comprehensive study of the basic elements of energy, power, and transportation and how they affect the world in which we live. This textbook covers the resources, processes, and systems used in these industries. It discusses the progression of these technologies from their first use to current use, and it also includes information on potential future technologies.
  • For maximum teaching and learning flexibility, chapter objectives are divided into Basic Concepts, Intermediate Concepts, and Advanced Concepts.
  • STEM Activities are provided at the end of each chapter to help students apply the concepts covered in that chapter.
  • Technology Links, STEM Connections, and Curricular Connections help broaden student knowledge of technology and connect chapter content with concepts in math, science, social studies, and language arts.
  • Career Connection features show related careers and include educational and salary information.
  • Workplace Skills features include information on finding a job and succeeding in a career.
  • Green Tech margin notes relate chapter content to environmental issues.

Energy, Power, and Transportation Technology supports STEM:
  • Mathematics STEM Connection features
  • Science STEM Connection features
  • Technology STEM Connection features
  • Communication Technology Link features
  • Control technology and automation
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Text 688 978-1-60525-555-2 $93.28 $69.96
Energy, Power, and Transportation Technology provides a comprehensive study of the basic elements of energy, power, and transportation and how they affect the world in which we live. This textbook covers the resources, processes, and systems used in these industries. It discusses the progression of these technologies from their first use to current use, and it also includes information on potential future technologies.
Tech Lab Workbook 184 978-1-60525-556-9 $24.00 $18.00
Contains a series of projects, activities, and experiments that will supplement the textbook readings and classroom instruction.
Instructor's Resource CD 978-1-60525-557-6 $248.00 $186.00 *
This Instructor's Resource CD contains the following items:
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  • Activities. Includes helpful links for delivering activities, as well as additional activities.
  • Chapter Resources. The answer keys for each chapter in a PDF version, allowing you to view and print pages from your computer.
  • Chapter Quizzes. Quizzes for each chapter in a PDF format, covering chapter objectives.
  • Lesson Plans. Customized daily lesson plans in Microsoft® Word — quickly prepare with our new easy-to-edit format
  • Lesson Slides. Provided as PowerPoint® slide shows (PPS) and listed by chapter.
  • Related Web Links. Direct Internet links provided for numerous content-related Web sites.
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Windows®:
Intel® Pentium® II or compatible processor, Windows® 2000/XP/7, 128 MB RAM (256 MB RAM recommended), Internet Explorer® (6 or higher), PowerPoint® Viewer (free download), Adobe® Reader® and Flash® Player (free downloads).
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System Requirements
Windows®:
Windows® XP SP, Vista SP1, Windows® 7 (32-bit), or Windows® 7 (64-bit); Intel® Pentium® IV Processor 1GHz or higher (or equivalent); 512 MB RAM; 500 MB hard disk space; Monitor capable of displaying 1024 x 768 or higher resolution; One available USB Port (required when using eInstruction® student response system); Internet connection to access the Web publishing and content update features.
Macintosh®: Mac OS® 10.5.8 or OS® 10.6.4; Intel® Processor 1GHz or higher; 32-bit Kernel and Extensions; 512 MB RAM; 300 MB hard disk space; Monitor capable of displaying 1024 x 768 or higher resolution; One available USB Port (required when using eInstruction® student response system); Internet connection to access the Web publishing and content update features.
Instructor's Presentations for PowerPoint® CD, Individual License 978-1-60525-559-0 $240.00 $180.00 *
Individual License. This CD package contains presentations in PowerPoint format for each of the 27 chapters. The program includes the PowerPoint Viewer utility, which permits display without need for PowerPoint presentation graphics software.

System Requirements
Windows®:
Intel® Pentium® II or compatible processor, Windows® 2000/XP/7, 128 MB RAM (256 MB RAM recommended), Internet Explorer® (6 or higher), PowerPoint® Viewer (free download), Adobe® Reader® and Flash® Player (free downloads).
Macintosh®: PowerPC® G4, G5 or Intel® processor, Mac OS® X v10.4, 128 MB RAM (256 MB RAM recommended), Safari® (2.0 or higher), PowerPoint® Viewer (free download), Adobe® Reader® and Flash® Player (free downloads).
Instructor's Presentations for PowerPoint® CD, Site License 978-1-60525-560-6 $600.00 $450.00 *
Site License. This CD package contains presentations in PowerPoint format for each of the 27 chapters. The program includes the PowerPoint Viewer utility, which permits display without need for PowerPoint presentation graphics software.

System Requirements
Windows®:
Intel® Pentium® II or compatible processor, Windows® 2000/XP/7, 128 MB RAM (256 MB RAM recommended), Internet Explorer® (6 or higher), PowerPoint® Viewer (free download), Adobe® Reader® and Flash® Player (free downloads).
Macintosh®: PowerPC® G4, G5 or Intel® processor, Mac OS® X v10.4, 128 MB RAM (256 MB RAM recommended), Safari® (2.0 or higher), PowerPoint® Viewer (free download), Adobe® Reader® and Flash® Player (free downloads).
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Table of Contents
1. Energy, Power, and Transportation Technologies
2. An Introduction to Energy
3. Nonrenewable Sources of Energy
4. Nuclear Energy
5. Renewable and Inexhaustible Energy Sources
6. Solar Energy
7. An Introduction to Power
8. Electrical Power Systems
9. Mechanical Power Systems
10. Fluid Power Systems
11. Control Technology and Automation
12. Electronics
13. Energy and Power Conversion Devices
14. Small Gas Engines
15. An Introduction to Transportation Systems
16. An Introduction to Vehicular Systems
17. Land Transportation Systems
18. Land Vehicular Systems
19. Water Transportation Systems
20. Water Vehicular Systems
21. Air Transportation Systems
22. Air Vehicular Systems
23. Space Transportation Systems
24. Space Vehicular Systems
25. Intermodal Transportation and Vehicular Systems
26. Energy, Power, Transportation, and the Environment
27. Energy, Power, Transportation, and the Future
Look Inside
Text
PDF
Chapter 05 (PDF, 1.43 MB)
PDF
Chapter 26 (PDF, 946 KB)
Online Text, 6yr. Classroom Subscription (min. 15)
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Front Matter (g-wonlinetextbooks.com, Technology & Engineering)
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Chapter 5 (g-wonlinetextbooks.com, Technology & Engineering)
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Chapter 26 (g-wonlinetextbooks.com, Technology & Engineering)
Presentations for PowerPoint
PPS
Chapter 9 (PPS, 3.72 MB)
Correlations
Georgia
Texas
About the Author(s)

Len S. Litowitz - is a full professor in the Department of Industry and Technology at Millersville University of Pennsylvania, where he also serves as program coordinator for the technology education teacher preparation program. He has taught courses in energy, power, transportation, and automation technologies to students of various age levels for approximately 25 years. Dr. Litowitz has published and presented extensively in the field of technology education, served as a consultant to numerous school districts, and taught summer workshops at several colleges and universities throughout the country. Additionally, Dr. Litowitz has studied the Design and Technology curriculum in the United Kingdom and served terms on the Board of Directors for the International Technology and Engineering Educators Association (ITEEA) and the Technology Student Association (TSA). In 2002, he completed a term as President of the Technology Education Association of Pennsylvania (TEAP). Dr. Litowitz resides in Conestoga, Pennsylvania with his wife, Evanna Morris; daughter, Lindsay Rose; son, Evan; and cat, Jingle Bell.

Ryan A. Brown - is an assistant professor in the Department of Curriculum and Instruction and an associate director of the Center for Mathematics, Science, and Technology at Illinois State University. He currently teaches courses for preservice teachers on topics such as instructional methods and assessment. Previously, he taught a variety of courses at the secondary level, including design processes, transportation systems, and fundamentals of engineering. Dr. Brown coauthored Exploring Design, Technology, & Engineering with Dr. R. Thomas Wright. He has also written titles in both the Humans Innovating Technology Series (HITS) and the Kids Inventing Technology Series (KITS) for ITEEA, as well as in the Activity! series for the Center for Implementing Technology in Education. Dr. Brown's educational background includes a bachelor's degree and master's degree from Ball State University and a doctorate degree from Indiana University.