Objectives Ch 4 CIC - • Distinguish fossil fuels from other fuels • Evaluate the risks and benefits associated with the fuels covered in the

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Learning Objectives Chapter 4 CIC Define Work Perform Energy units conversions or Temperature conversions Perform calculations using Bond energy or Heat of combustion or Specific heat Calculate energy efficiency. Distinguish between energy and matter. Distinguish between energy, temperature, and heat. Be able to convert among energy units. Apply the terms exothermic, endothermic, and activation energy to chemical systems. Discuss heat flow and its value to machines and sources of power. List and describe the various ways to produce work. Understand heat content and specific heat. Use entropy to explain the second law of thermodynamics. Track and discuss changes in entropy. Discuss energy storage and its relationship to bond energy. Draw and describe a reaction diagram, labeling its parts. List and discuss the factors affecting the rate of a reaction.
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Unformatted text preview: • Distinguish fossil fuels from other fuels • Evaluate the risks and benefits associated with the fuels covered in the chapter • Rank fuels by a variety of characteristics (ex. desirability, clean-burning, energy content, etc.) • Relate energy use to atmospheric pollution and global warming • Explain fractional distillation. • Describe and discuss the process of petroleum refining and the chemistry behind it. Relate it to fractional distillation. • Describe the value of using a catalyst and provide example uses. • Draw and/or recognize structural (geometrical) isomers • List and describe the methods for producing gasoline. • Define and explain octane rating. • List and describe the approaches to alternative fuels. • Relate the pros and cons of various fuels....
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This note was uploaded on 05/10/2008 for the course CH 304k taught by Professor Walker during the Spring '08 term at University of Texas at Austin.

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