ECS_F1

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  1. How many ftlb/s and Kw are in 1 hp?
    550 ftlb/s and 0.74 Kw
  2. Give three differences between Canada and US energy.
    • 1) We have much more nuclear
    • 2) We export the majority of our energy
    • 3) Most of our electricity is from Hydro (Church Hill Falls for example)
  3. What is Canadas oil, natural gas, and coal in respect to the world.
    • Oil 2.2%
    • NG 1%
    • Coal 1%
  4. How much of the worlds hydroelectricity and nuclear power does Canada generate?
    • Hydro 11.7%
    • Nuclear 3.4%
  5. Rank Canada's energy usage by sector (4)
    • 1) Transportation
    • 2) Industry
    • 3) Commercial & Public Services
    • 4) Residential
  6. What is the electricity price (c/KWh) in Halifax, Montreal, and Boston.
    • Halifax 13 (7.7)
    • Montreal 7 (4.5)
    • Boston 26 (18.5)
  7. What is the conversion efficiency of photosynthesis, IC engine, and home furnace.
    • Photosynthesis 0.3%
    • IC Engine 30-40%
    • Home Furnace 90-95%
  8. What is the assimilation efficiency of plants and animals.
    • Plants 15-50%
    • Animals 60-90%
  9. Give global warming potential of HFC, NO2, CH4, CO2
    • HFC 3800
    • NO2 300
    • CH4 70
    • CO2 1
  10. Rank the fuel leaders in CO2 emissions (7)
    • Coal
    • Oil
    • Natural Gas
    • Photovoltaic
    • Nuclear
    • Wind
    • Hydro
  11. What radiation spectrum does CO2 absorb?
    3 to 10 micron wavelength
  12. Give global warming potential of HFC, NO2, CH4, CO2
    • HFC 3800
    • NO2 300
    • CH4 70
    • CO2 1
  13. What are the highest and lowest CO2 emission intensity plants in Nova Scotia?
    • Highest - Point Tupper
    • Lowest - Tufts Cove
  14. Rank Canadas GHG emissions by industry (4)
    • 1) Industry
    • 2) Transportation
    • 3) Electricity
    • 4) Heating
  15. What are Canada's three objections to hard emissions limits?
    • 1) Major polluters like India and China have not signed on.
    • 2) It may compromise Canada's competitiveness resulting in loss of jobs.
    • 3) Should do a made in Canada solution instead (Acid rain, haze, particulates)
  16. Give four outcomes of COP 16 in Cancun Mexico (2010)
    • 1) Green climate fund
    • 2) Limit global warming to 2C
    • 3) REDD reducing emissions by deforestation and degradation
    • 4) Promote technology transfer
  17. What have non signatories like China (3), India, and Brazil done to reduce emissions?
    • China
    • 1) Increased efficiency by 20%
    • 2) Advanced nuclear and coal power
    • 3) Double renewables by 2020
    • India
    • 1) Large solar energy program
    • Brazil
    • 1) Deforestation laws
  18. Typical fuel contains how much volatile matter?
    10 to 40%
  19. Give some ignition temperatures (C).
    • Methane (700)
    • CO (650)
    • Hydrogen (580)
    • Antracite (500)
    • Coal (415)
    • Kerosene (300)
  20. When was the London fog which killed 4000 people?
    1952
  21. How is smoke intensity measured?
    Ringlemans smoke chart
  22. In combustion what happens to N2O and NOx when the temperature is increased?
    • T up
    • N2O Down
    • NOx Up

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