Oil, Economics and Statistics
Fuels and Carbon
Some surprising inconvenient facts.
-- The future of cheap oil
-- Ice-like clathrates can form in piplines and clog them.
The Corn-Hog Ratio
-- Why the prices of corn and hogs are related.
-- Professor Bartlett's lesson.
-- What every intelligent person should know.
-- AOV and how to grow beans.
-- How to carry out this useful test; it's really pretty simple.
Statistics and the HP-48
-- How to use the calculator for statistical calculations.
-- Economic consequences of engineering decisions, using compound interest calculations.
-- The theory and a worked example.
-- Use the HP-48's plotting facility.
The illustration shows a well drilling near the Canadian River north of Amarillo in 1995