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TSM 325 F11 Lecture-14

TSM 325 F11 Lecture-14 - TSM 325(AE Agron AnS BSE BusAd...

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"I arise in the morning torn between a desire to save the world and a desire to savor the world. This makes it hard to plan the day."- E. B. White TSM 325 (AE, Agron, AnS, BSE, BusAd, Econ) Biorenewable Systems Week 14 November 29, 2011
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Today’s Sessions Who’s in the News? Housekeeping Guest speaker - Dr. Matt Darr, Department of Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering Today’s topic: Inbound Supply Chain Management corn stover as the model
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What’s In the News? An “old” crop being promoted for use as a biofuel feedstock. - Crop oil can be used to make biodiesel. Used to be “good for what ails you.” Grows well in drier areas e.g., Oklahoma and parts of Brazil. Is a source of the toxin ricin. - Four recently arrested on terrorism charges. Some Oklahoma legislators want to ban this crop since ricin could contaminate the food supply.
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What’s In the News? The Castor Bean Ricinus communis
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Housekeeping Semester projects - You should be well into your semester projects now poster or paper. - Poster examples are available. - Projects due Tuesday, Dec 6 via Bb. - Semester project tips… Started to get caught up on grading. Sigh. OL: Team-11 due Tues, Dec 6, 3:10p No more HW for the semester.
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Housekeeping Final exam for F2F students - Monday, December 12, 2:15p-4:15p - Lobby of the Biorenewables Laboratory - Poster session - Attendance required No final exam for OL students Exam 5 will be a take-home exam - Available Tues, Dec 6. - Due Wed, Dec 14, 8:00a - Submit via Bb
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Feedstock Logistics Systems for a Large Square Bale Corn Stover Supply Chain Dr. Matt Darr Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering Bioeconomy Institute Iowa State University November 29, 2011
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Department of Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering What is Corn Stover? Corn stover is all above ground plant material other than grain. The harvest index for corn is 50:50. This means that for every ton of grain per acre there is also a ton of stover per acre.
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Department of Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering How Much Corn Stover is Available?
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Department of Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering
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Department of Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering Iowa State Biomass Feedstock Supply Experience Research partner for corn stover harvest on nearly 8,000 acres over the past 4 years. Combined expertise in all areas of harvest, storage, and transportation as well as geographic supply modeling and variable rate harvesting. Co-located with biochemical and thermochemical conversion researchers.
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Department of Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering Corn Stover Supply Chain Production Activities Plant Activities
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Department of Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering Biorefinery Requirements 25 MMGY cellulosic ethanol plant will require 335,000 tons of biomass per year.
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