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your review for the first Celebration of Knowledge.
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December 3, 2014
Chem Term Paper
Gasoline vs. Diesel: The ongoing debate on the chemistry, efficiency, and
sustainability of refined fossil fuels
For as long as cars and trucks have been running, and industry progressing, there has
been a debate over whic
November 20, 2014
Chem Paper 1
The Rise and Fall of Nuclear Power
Chernobyl, Three Mile Island, Fukushima; these are the events we associate with
nuclear power in its most general state, but is nuclear fission the root of all natural evil? Some
Chagter 4 Terms and concepts .bui|ding blocks for energy discussions.
- Work V I
° Calorie, calorie, joule, kilojouie
The 1St law of thermodynamics
- Potential energy
- Kinetic energy
- Thermal energy
- The 2nd law of therm