TSM 325 F11 Lecture-05A

TSM 325 F11 Lecture-05A - 9/21/2011 TSM 325 (AE, Agron,...

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9/21/2011 1 "Instead of looking at the past, I put myself ahead twenty years and try to look at what I need to do now in order to get there then.“ - Diana Ross TSM 325 (AE, Agron, AnS, BSE, BusAd, Econ) Biorenewable Systems Week 5 – Session A September 20, 2011 Today: Session A Who’s in the News? Biodiesel demonstration More about biodiesel - Quality - Feedstocks - Industry challenges Renewable diesel
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9/21/2011 2 HW Assignments Plus-Delta - Due MONDAY, 9/26, 8:00a - Anonymous feedback - Worth 5 pts for completing HW-05A and HW-05B - Due TUESDAY, 9/27, 3:10p Engineering Career Fair Tuesday, September 27, noon to 6:00p Yes, we will have class.
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9/21/2011 3 Who’s in the News? Large multi-national company - 4 th largest in the world - ~80,000 employees - Annual revenue ~$300 billion - Net income ~$20 billion Has recently made a significant move to increase holdings in Brazil’s ethanol industry - Plans to expand production to 750M gal per year Deepwater Horizon anyone? Who’s in the News?
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4 Session A Learning Outcomes After today’s learning activities, you should have: A basic understanding of - Biodiesel creation - Quality issues - Advantages and disadvantages - Feedstocks - Biodiesel Alternatives Diesel Use The U. S. economy relies heavily on diesel- powered vehicles for transportation and industry. - Diesel represents 20% of all US transportation fuel use, or 58 billion gallons per year. -
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TSM 325 F11 Lecture-05A - 9/21/2011 TSM 325 (AE, Agron,...

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