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Introduction to Energy, Growth Rate & Energy Economics




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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


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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 9/18/2014 Part 5. Fluid Power and Heat Engines
  The Rise of Heat Engines

Additional Resources:
  Animated Engines
9/17/2014

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10/2/2014
Part 6. Thermodynamic Processes and Properties
  Review of Engineering Thermodynamics

  Work, steam engine indicators, caloric theory and language
  Scanned Notes

    - fluid properties & equations of state
    - internal energy and enthalpy
    - specific heats
    - boundary work vs flow potential
    - entropy, reversible processes
    - Gibbs relationships
    - work from gas expansion
    - polytropic processes,
    - work from vapor expansion
    - thermodynamic cycles, Second Law

Additional Resources:
  Manual of Steam Engine Indicator, C. Peabody, 1914

  DOE Fundamentals Handbook
    DOE-HDBK-1012/1-92, Thermodynamics
    DOE-HDBK-1012/2-92, Heat Transfer
    DOE-HDBK-1012/3-92, Fluid Flow
10/2/2014
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Thermal-to-Mechanical Energy Conversion
- Rankine Cycle -






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10/7/2014




10/9/2014
Part 7. Rankine Cycle
  Rankine Cycle Lecture Notes
  Fundamentals of Steam Power, Weston
  Chapter 2. Rankine Cycle, El-Wakil; posted to Canvas

ideal & simple Rankine cycle, enthalpies and 1st law,
pump work, isentropic efficiencies,
external irreversibilities, pinchpoint temperature difference,
superheat, reheat,
Regeneration: - open feedwater heater (OFH)
    - steam bleed and latent heat
    - feedwater, subcooled liquid
    - mass and energy balance in OFH
Regeneration - closed feedwater heater (CFH)
    - drained (throttled) backwards
    - terminal temperature difference
    - drain coolers, desuperheaters
    - pumped forward
supercritical Rankine cycle,
co-generation, co-generation cycle efficiency

Examples and Cycle Diagrams:
  Example of Simple Rankine Cycle:
   simple Rankine cycle example - EES

  Example with Open and Closed Feedwater Heaters:
   example cycle & T-s diagrams - blank
   example cycle & T-s diagrams
   OFH Rankine cycle example - EES
10/9/2014

Thermal-to-Mechanical Energy Conversion
- Brayton Cycle -





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10/14/2014

10/16/2014
Part 8. Brayton Cycle
  Brayton Cycle Lecture Notes
  Gas Turbines and Jet Engines, Weston

ideal & simple Brayton cycles, thermal efficiency & pressure ratio
back work ratio, net work and pressure ratio
regenerator, regenerator effectiveness, thermal efficiency
multistage compression with intercooling
multistage expansion with reheat
Examples:
  example 1 - hand calculations
  example 1 - EES

10/16/2014

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