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Production of first and second generation biofuels: A Comprehensive review

Description:
This review focuses on cost effective technologies and the processes to convert biomass into useful liquid biofuels and bioproducts, with particular focus on some biorefinery concepts based on different feedstocks aiming at the integral utilization of these feedstocks for the production of value added chemicals

Related Topics:
1. Energy is a physical quantity that follows precise natural laws.
5. Energy decisions are influenced by economic, political, environmental, and social factors.
4. Various sources of energy are used to power human activities.

Associated Grade Levels:
11-12

Related Sub-Topics

1.1 Energy is a quantity that is transferred from system to system.

5.1 Decisions concerning the use of energy resources are made at many levels.

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

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

4.2 Humans use of energy is subject to limits and constraints.

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

5.3 Energy decisions can be made using a systems-based approach.

4.4 Humans transport energy from place to place.

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