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Chapter 4 Review Sheet Energy, Chemistry, and Society - Peak Oil - Hubbert’s peak oil prediction - The hydrogen economy - Fuel cells - Hydrogen Safety - Energy - Units for energy (joules, calorie, Calorie) – Convert between each. - 1 st Law of Thermodynamics - Potential and kinetic energy - Understand energy- reaction pathway diagrams (like figure 4.8). - Activation energy - Endothermic and exothermic reactions - Heat and work - Temperature and its relationship to energy - Calorimetry - Heats of combustion - Bond energies - Calculating heats of combustion using bond energies - Conversion heat of combustion units (kJ, kJ/mole, kJ/gram) - Compare Heat of Combustion Values (i.e., energy content) - Origin of fossil fuels - Types of fossil fuels (coal, petroleum, and natural gas)
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Unformatted text preview: -Composition of natural gas -Memorize first eight hydrocarbons -Composition of petroleum -Uses for crude oil -distillation -Hydrocarbon cracking -Isomerization -Isomers -Octane ratings -Tetraethyl lead, methanol, ethanol, and MTBE -Composition of coal -Effect of oxygen content on coal -Heat to work conversion (How does a power plant function?) -2 nd Law of Thermodynamics -Calculate transformation efficiency and overall plant efficiency -Celsius to Kelvin conversion -IGCC plant -Energy alternatives (renewable, biomass, nuclear, and conservation) -Element of the Day Yttrium (Y) 1,23-superconductor and the meissner effect...
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This note was uploaded on 05/05/2008 for the course CHEM 001 taught by Professor Cuppettc during the Fall '08 term at Pennsylvania State University, University Park.

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