EVPP 111 Lecture - Learning Guide 5 - Energy - Fossil Fuels - Coal - Fall 2010

EVPP 111 Lecture - Learning Guide 5 - Energy - Fossil Fuels - Coal - Fall 2010

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EVPP 111 Lecture Fall 2010 Energy: Fossil Fuels - Coal What is meant by the term "nonrenewable resources"? What are some examples of nonrenewable resources? What is meant by the term "renewable resources"? What are some examples of renewable resources? What is the difference between a "resource" and a "reserve"? What is EROI or EROEI? How is EROI or ERORI calculated? Is a high or low EROI or EROEI preferable? What are the 3 types of fossil fuels? How, when and where was coal formed (generally)? What are the characteristics of coal exposed to higher heat and pressure during formation? What are the characteristics of coal exposed to lower heat and pressure during formation? What are the four most common grades of coal? What are the characteristics, uses and deposit location of lignite?
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This note was uploaded on 01/21/2011 for the course EVPP 111 taught by Professor Staff during the Winter '08 term at George Mason.

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EVPP 111 Lecture - Learning Guide 5 - Energy - Fossil Fuels - Coal - Fall 2010

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