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                      Ch. 16 and 17: Energy Study Guide (45 points)
Read Ch. 16
Answer questions 1-8 on page 383
Read Ch. 17
Answer questions 2, 3, 4, 6, 7 on pages 416-417
Read Supplement 20 and Supplement 21

Define the following:
petroleum



net energy



OPEC



Hubbert peak



oil sand



shale oil



natural gas



LPG



methane hydrate
coal



SNG



nuclear power



Chernobyl



breeder nuclear fission



nuclear fusion



renewable



nonrenewable



Sun



oil industry



energy conservation



cogeneration
incandescent



fluorescent



LED



energy efficiency



CAFE



hybrid vehicles



fuel cell



passive solar



active solar



photovoltaic cells



hydropower
micro-hydro generators



tidal power



OTEC



wind power



biofuels



ethanol



biodiesel



geothermal energy



GHP



hydrogen
Answer the following questions:
1. Which energy sources are renewable?




2. Some automobiles in the United States are fueled by natural gas. What is the
primary advantage of natural gas relative to gasoline as a transportation fuel?




3. In the majority of less developed countries, what is the major source of energy for
domestic use?



4. A home uses ten 100-watt lightbulbs for five hours per day. Approximately how
many kilowatt hours of electrical energy are consumed in one year by using the light
bulbs?




5. Which energy sources are not derived directly or indirectly from solar energy?




6. What could be some of the consequences of world oil production peaking and
then declining?
7. What are three advantages and three disadvantages of wind power?




8. What are three advantages and three disadvantages of solar power?




9. What are three advantages and three disadvantages of hydropower?




10. What are three advantages and three disadvantages of nuclear power?




11. What are three advantages and three disadvantages of using biofuels?

				
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