On Energy Systems

  • C. Marchetti


Our problem is that of structure and behavior of energy systems. I have been educated as a physicist and I try to look at things with a physicist’s eye. It now appears that energy systems, in spite of being mostly of sociological character, can be dealt with or analyzed in a way which strongly resembles astronomical systems: very precisely and with very simple mathematics.


Energy System Fission Product Primary Energy Nuclear Energy Electricity Consumption 
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© Plenum Press, New York 1980

Authors and Affiliations

  • C. Marchetti
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  1. 1.International Institute for Applied Systems AnalysisLaxenburgAustria

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