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Unformatted text preview: Scientific American September 2006 pp. 50 59) 1. How do you measure energy both as a (conserved) physical quantity and as an economic commodity? Suggest an apparatus and a measurement procedure that will allow you to determine: (a) Heat ( q ) (b) Mechanical work (w) (c) Electrical work (d) Household electric meter how does it work? (e) Radiant energy, e.g. solar radiation 2. Refer to the Chevron ad which follows the Socolow and Pacala article, and answer the following questions: (a) If the US spends $ 1 million per minute on energy, what is the economic volume of the global energy industry? (b) Why is Chevron running this ad?...
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This note was uploaded on 11/28/2011 for the course CHEM 5.74 taught by Professor Robertfield during the Spring '04 term at MIT.
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