Energy: Concepts and Applications

History of Energy

Mankind has quickly established himself as the dominant species on Earth. A lot of this development can be attributed to his ability to use and control energy. This paper examines man’s unique approach to developing and implementing energy in creative ways throughout history. From the earliest uses of fire to the steam engine to massive fossil fuel dependence and the beginning of the major shift toward renewable energy sources man has continually adapted to his situation whether through desire or necessity.

Prof. Dr. İlhami Yıldız
DOI: 10.53478/TUBA.978-625-8352-00-9.ch02