Unformatted text preview: 5. Why did Europe and Japan switch from coal to oil after World War II? 6. After the energy crisis at the beginning of the 1970’s, why did the United States fail to make change in our use of oil? 7. What is meant by sources based units of energy?-idealized (average) properties of a specific fuel. #8. What is meant by the phase “oil equivalents” when discussing energy?- It means how many oil or the energy required to raise 1 pound of water 1 F. 1Btu=251.995 cal 9. Energy usage may be divided into two categories. What are these two categories? - Locomotion (oil and gas, <1% electricity)- Electrical generation (coal, gas, hydroelectricity, nuclear, 1% renewable resources)...
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This note was uploaded on 12/10/2011 for the course PHYS 114 taught by Professor Comptonw during the Spring '10 term at Purdue.
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