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An introduction to energy resources
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Monday, 4 Jul 2022, 03:34
Site: Open Learning
Course: An introduction to energy resources (S278_2)
Glossary: S278_2 Glossary
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Energy

The capacity to do work, measured in joules (J).

Energy density

The amount of energy stored by a resource relative to the volume that it occupies.

Energy efficiency

The ratio of the useful output of work to the input of energy supplied — usually expressed as a percentage.

Enthalpy

The total energy content of a physical system.