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Period 16 Exercise Answers E.1 Thermal pollution a) can be eliminated completely by more efficient power plants. b) is not a problem in nuclear power plants. c) may be associated with any heat engine. d) does not significantly damage the environment. e) None of the above statements is correct. E.1 = c
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E.2 The photochemical reaction producing smog a) involves the release of thermal energy, causing increased thermal pollution. b) involves the oxides of nitrogen, hydrocarbons, oxygen, and ozone. c) is principally caused by the combustion of high sulfur content coal. d) involves the absorption of infrared radiation from the sun by pollutants from gasoline engines. e) Involves climatic conditions that prevent inversion layers from forming. E.2 = b
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E.3 Which of the following produces significant amounts of pollutants in the form of oxides of sulfur? a) nuclear power plants b) automobile gasoline engines c) jet airplane engines d) coal-burning power plants e) backyard BBQ grills E.3 = d
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E.4 When coal with a high sulfur content is
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This note was uploaded on 06/11/2011 for the course PHYSICS 104 taught by Professor Staff during the Winter '11 term at Ohio State.

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Per16_exercise - Period 16 Exercise Answers E.1 Thermal...

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