Second Homework Assignment
Date Due: March 18,1996
How to turn in: email the assignment (or the web address) to
For this homework assignment, you are
REQUIRED to collaborate
with at least one other student. You can work in group sizes as large
as 5. Each individual in that group could be assigned a particular
question which would allow the group to complete the assignment in
a more efficient manner.
OPTIONAL If you want to prepare a web page in response
to this assignment that would be great.
Here is an
example from This Term
Provide some information in response to the following questions. This
is best done by using an internet search engine and typing in a key
word related to the question. A good compliation of linked search
engines can be found
You may use the Lab in 112 Willamette as your Internet
Access Point. It is generally open from 4-8 Monday-thru-Thursday for
student use as well as 11-2 Tuesday and Thursday.
- Find the 1996 Federal Budget of the United States on line.
When you get there, you should be able to see a section entitled
Historical Outlay by Agency. What is the funding pattern since
1980 for the EPA, the Department of Energy, and Military Defense?
You may represent this data graphically if you like.
- Find some information on possible tidal power sites in the
United Kingdom and report on their potential for power generation.
- Find some information on the design and potential of the
Advanced Gas Turbine. What are some of the advantages that
have been cited with respect to this device.
- Describe some of the programs currently underway on Advanced
Battery Technology. What are some of the projected power and
storage capacities and how will these new technologies help in
the development of electric cars?