This book presents a collection of papers that provide a snapshot of ongoing research on energy analysis, a record of the growing pains of a fledgling subject. The collection of papers arose out of a series of articles devised and designed for the journal Energy Policy.
Table of Contents
1. Energy costs: a review of methods 2. The energy cost of fuels 3. The energy costs of materials 4. An international comparison of polymers and their alternatives 5. Energy and food production 6. The energy cost of goods and services: an input-output analysis for the USA,1963 7. The energy cost of goods and services: an input-output analysis for the USA, 1963 and 1967 8. The energy cost of goods and services: an input-output analysis for the Federal Republic ofGermany,196 9. Energy analysis of nuclear power stations 10. Nuclear power and oil imports: a look at the energy balance 11. Energy analysis of a power generating system 12. The economics of energy analysis 13. The economics of energy analysis reconsidered 14. Net energy analysis- is it any use?