Energy Lecture - E nergy Yesterday !Today! &MythBusting...

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Energy Yesterday !!!Today !!! >>Tomorrow>> &  Myth Busting
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MacLean Engineering  Innovations John P. MacLean BS, MS PE, PhD(still trying) Emperor & Custodian
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Yesterday
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Today Chart on U.S. Energy Flow Our supply and consumption near 100 quadrillion BTU/year. Fossil Fuels about 85. (Quadrillion =1* 1015) Coal -- 23 Natural Gas – 22 Petroleum – 40 Imports - 35 Nuclear – 8 Renewable - 7 Hydroelectric, Wood, Waste, Ethanol in Gasoline, Solar, and Wind
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Bar Chart on World energy Production and Consumption Countr y Consumptio n Productio n USA 101 70 China 67 63 Russia 30 53 Japan 26 - Saudi Arabia - 26 India 16 12 Canada 14 19 Germany 15 -
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Nuclear Power Summary, 2007 Countr y # in Operation Total Megawatts USA 103 19% 99,257 France 59 78% 63,260 Japan 55 30% 47,587 Russia 31 16% 21,743 The United States has not ordered nor issued a permit for a nuclear plant since 1980, 28 years ago.
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Petroleum Petroleum or Crude Oil, is composed of thousands of organic molecules called hydrocarbons. Crude from various sources has different properties and is characterized as sour or sweet, meaning high or low sulfur; light or heavy, meaning less or more density; and Asphaltic or Wax based. Generally light, waxy, and low sulfur make the value more.
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Petroleum is processed by simple distillation  into about 5 products: Naphtha or gasolines - reprocessed to increase octane Kerosine –goes to Jet Fuel Diesel – goes to finished diesel or furnace oils Gas Oil – goes to lubricating oil or cracked into gasoline Residuum – very heavy – wax, road oils and asphalts, Fuel Oil, or cracked to gasoline Extensive and expensive reprocessing of these products to remove contaminants such as sulfur,
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Plentiful all over the world Existing expensive infrastructure Exploration,  producing, refining, marketing and supply and  distribution system. Petrochemicals
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This note was uploaded on 12/05/2011 for the course TECH 1010 taught by Professor Johnp.maclean during the Fall '10 term at Utah Valley University.

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Energy Lecture - E nergy Yesterday !Today! &MythBusting...

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