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EAS 375 Fall 2010 Lecture questions - Energy 1. There have been a series of energy crises in the past. What were the causes of these crises? 2. How did Thomas Edison affect the use of oil at the end of the 19 th century? 3. What was Henry ford’s role in the use of oil at the beginning of the 20 th century? 4. Why did OPEC pattern itself after the Texas Railroad Commission? 5. Why did Europe and Japan switch from coal to oil after World War II?
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Unformatted text preview: 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? 8. What is meant by the phase “oil equivalents” when discussing energy? 9. Energy usage may be divided into two categories. What are these two categories?...
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This note was uploaded on 02/06/2012 for the course EAS 375 taught by Professor Na during the Fall '11 term at Purdue University.

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