The Encyclopaedia of Energy covers all aspects of energy and its role in society. An Encyclopaedia covering a range of various energy disciplines, and also associated field such as mathematics, engineeringa nd chemistry including materials science, nuclear physics, plasma physics, thermodynamics, high energy particles. Each definition is given in detail, supported by formulaes and diagrams. This integrates all of the diverse approaches that have gone into the making of the modern field of energy. It is unique among available reference works in that it covers the most recent topics of research. It presents material concisely in one convenient volume, and provides extensive cross-referencing.