6.0 Fuels: Oil/Natural Gas. Frank R. Leslie, B. S. E. E., M. S. Space Technology 1/28/2010, Rev. 2.1.1 fleslie @fit.edu; (321) 674-7377 www.fit.edu/~fleslie. Rootsweb.ancestry.com. In Other News . . . .
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Frank R. Leslie,
B. S. E. E., M. S. Space Technology
1/28/2010, Rev. 2.1.1
fleslie @fit.edu; (321) 674-7377
Ref.: National Energy Technology Lab. Why Combustion? CD_ROM
Quads normalize the energy
http://www.eia.doe.gov/pub/oil_gas/petroleum/analysis_publications/oil_market_basics/petflow.htmhttp://www.eia.doe.gov/pub/oil_gas/petroleum/analysis_publications/oil_market_basics/petflow.htm6.1 Oil Source and Sink Chart
Petroleum Flow, 2006(Million Barrels per Day)
Source: Oil Market Basics
River Flowgallons/second3,115 average
Water digitally “replaced” with oil
A little too much!
The mixture contains many useful products that must be refined out of the crude oil
Distillate fuel oil is “diesel” oil or home heating oil
Gasoline, a complex mixture, is much of the barrel6.2.1 Crude Oil is A Complex Mixture!
Colorado mined a lot in ~1970s before cheap oil returned
From Peoples Gas briefing to FECC
Heat content affects the price(true of hot peppers, too! [see Scoville units])
Zerban and Nye, 1952
Harder, 1982; Zerban and Nye, 1952
Now owned by the Southern Company
This Snow engine ran on natural gas in a New Jersey water plant
It produced 400hp, less than some SUVs
It’s now in the Florida Flywheelers Museum near Ft. Meade, FL
(Sorry, I could only get the right end in the photo)
Photo by F. Leslie, 2003
Feb 24 thru 28, 2009 - 18th Annual Antique Engine & Tractor Show www.floridaflywheelers.org/
Crude Oil Imports (Top 15 Countries) (Thousand Barrels per Day)
Woodfin, Jim. Personal communication. Slides on oil rate from a Sierra Club meeting, 1/23/2003
http://www.howstuffworks.com/oil-refining2.htm a good animated refining process
www.dieoff.org. Site devoted to the decline of energy and effects upon population
www.ferc.gov/ Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
Questions? refined out of the crude oilOlin Engineering Complex 4.7 kW Solar PV Roof Array
Slide stockpile follows! refined out of the crude oil
Older slides follow this one. Look at these if you have interest or time. It’s difficult to decide what to leave out of the lecture to save time!