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Supply Chain

Description:
Follows process of biofuel production from NARA research along with the calculation for how much biofuel can be created from a given amount of hog fuel.

Related Topics:
1. Energy is a physical quantity that follows precise natural laws.
3. Biological processes depend on energy flow through the Earth system.
5. Energy decisions are influenced by economic, political, environmental, and social factors.
6. The amount of energy used by human society depends on many factors.
4. Various sources of energy are used to power human activities.
8. Wood based bio-fuels are one form of energy that is renewable

Associated Grade Levels:
9-1011-12Public

Sub-Resources

Infographic of Supply Chain
Associated Grade Levels:
9-1011-12Public

Related Sub-Topics

3.6 Humans are part of Earth’s ecosystems and influence energy flow through these systems.

6.8 Amount of energy used can be calculated and monitored.

4.5 Humans generate electricity in multiple ways.

4.3 Fossil and biofuels are organic matter that contain energy captured from sunlight.

5.4 Energy decisions are influenced by economic factors.

1.4 Energy available to do useful work decreases as it is transferred from system to system.

6.5 Social and technological innovation affects the amount of energy used by human society.

8.3 Pretreatment processess makes sugars more available.

8.6 Liquid fuel can be produced from wood feedstocks.

5.7 Energy decisions are influenced by social factors.

1.5 Energy comes in different forms and can be divided into categories.

4.1 Humans transfer and transform energy from the environment into forms useful for human endeavors

6.4 Earth has limited energy resources.

8.4 The conversion processess includes adding specific enzymes to make simple sugars available.

8.7 Co-products in biofuel production use lignin in many ways.

8.1 Sources of cellulosic residuals used are found in forest operations and in industry process

4.7 Different sources of energy and different ways energy is transformed, transported, and stored.

8.8 Life cycle analysis take account of ecological factors that are in steps of the supply chain.

8.2 Transportation and logistic considerations shape cost and feasibility within supply chains.

4.4 Humans transport energy from place to place.

8.5 Fermentation processess use specialized yeasts to create isobutanol.

5.6 Energy decisions are influenced by environmental factors.

1.6 Chemical and nuclear reactions involve transfer and transformation of energy.