TSM 325 F11 Lecture-02A

TSM 325 F11 Lecture-02A - TSM 325 (AE, Agron, AnS, BSE,...

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1 Giving society cheap, abundant energy… would be the equivalent of giving an idiot child a machine gun. -- Paul Ehrlich TSM 325 (AE, Agron, AnS, BSE, BusAd, Econ) Biorenewable Systems Week 2: Session A 8/30/11 Today – Session A Who’s in the News? Public Policy Assignments, due Tues, 9/6/11, 3:10p - HW-02A: Carbon Footprint - HW-02B: Unit Conversions - HW-02C: Energy Calculations - Team-01 (online students)
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2 Comment on HW-01B Letter to the Editor - Economic development, public policy and biorenewables Didn’t cover “public policy” in class last week. - Still wanted to see what you say. Grading will take this into account Who’s in the News? An animal. A mammal. On the endangered species list. Feces contains something potentially valuable. Certain bacteria found in the feces are particularly effective in breaking down cellulose in its diet into sugars. - Could be useful in converting cellulosic biomass into biofuels.
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3 Who’s in the News? The Panda! "Who would have guessed that 'panda poop' might help solve
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This note was uploaded on 02/09/2012 for the course TSM 325 taught by Professor Brumm during the Spring '11 term at Iowa State.

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