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Introduction to Energy, Growth Rate & Energy Economics




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9/2/2014




9/4/2014
Course Introduction
  Course Syllabus

  Part 1. Introduction to Energy
    Example 1-1.ees
    Example 1-2.ees
    Example 1-3.ees

  Part 2. Energy Perspectives


9/4/2014








Sources of
information
on Energy

(accessed
9/1/2014)

DOE Energy Information Administration (EIA)
EIA Annual Energy Review (AER)
EIA Forecasts & Analysis
EIA Levelized Cost of New Generation Resources
International Energy Agency (IEA)
DOE Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE)
NETL Energy Analysis
EIA Petroleum Navigator
LLNL Energy Flow Charts
BP Statistical Review of World Energy - 2014 [uses cookies]
National Academies of Science Energy Site
U.S. Hydropower, Idaho National Lab
US Geological Survey
American Physical Society, Energy Units

9/1/2014
3 9/9/2014 Part 3. Exponential Growth & Peak Oil
Growth Rate & Hubbert's Peak
Arithmetic, Population and Energy - a talk by Al Bartlett

9/4/2014
Documents on
Peak Oil

(accessed
9/1/2014)

W. K. Hubbert 1956 API paper
A. A. Bartlett 2000 Mathematical Geology paper
A. J. Cavallow 2004 Natural Resources Research paper

Congressman Ehler's (MI) Statement on "Energy"
    given before the House of Representatives, May 11, 2005

Congressman Bartlett's (Md) Statement: "The Peaking of World Oil"
    given before the House of Representatives, February 8, 2006

GAO Report on Crude Oil, GAO link
House Resolution on Peak Oil
    resolution submitted by Congressman Bartlett (Md) on January 6, 2009;
    referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce

1/21/2010
Part 4. Energy Economics
  Energy Economics
    Example 4-1.ees
    Example 4-3.ees
    Example 4-4.ees
    Example 4-5.ees
    Example 4-7.ees

9/12/2013
5 9/16/2014 Guest: Professor Lucia Gauchia; Principles of Energy Storage Systems 9/17/2014

Heat Engines & Thermodynamics

6 9/16/2013 Part 5. Fluid Power and Heat Engines
  The Rise of Heat Engines

Additional Resources:
  Animated Engines
9/17/2014

Thermal-to-Mechanical Energy Conversion
- Rankine Cycle -

Thermal-to-Mechanical Energy Conversion
- Brayton Cycle -

Chemical-to-Thermal Energy Conversion
- Fuels & Combustion -

Nuclear-to-Thermal Energy Conversion
- Fission -

Electromagnetic-to-Thermal Energy Conversion
- Solar -

Electromagnetic-to-Electrical Energy Conversion
- Solar -

Chemical-to-Electrical Energy Conversion
- Fuel Cells -

Mechanical-to-Mechanical Energy Conversion
- Wind & Hydrokinetic -

Energy Storage