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nerdd

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I only recall defining it in my notes... hehe so that's all I put that I knew was directly related to biomass.

So everyone.. what's the answer?
Is it suitable for future chemicals?
 

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in terms of biodegradability and renewability
but i said for the production of it.. no
 

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i didn't really know what to write... blabbed on
- renewable
- petrochemical supplies decline --> economic pressure
- ethanol greenhouse neurtral
- cellulose would be good cos blah blah..10 x 10^11 of biomass is cellulose
- not good for plastics industry cos use only 3-5%
- named current disadvantages of ethanol use and production
- petrochemicals cannot support fuel needs
- pollution from petrochemicals

blah... i forgot everything once i walked out the door
i said yes, but not now..only if new developments are made
 

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Cellulose is the major component of biomass so I kinda talked more about Cellulose. ie basic carbon chain required to make high demand products like ethene, biodegradability, renewable resource etc etc.
Basically overall I said it is an attractive alternative but it is not economically viable at the moment. It will come into play in the future.
 
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nerdd

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Oh okay goodo..
i talked bout disadvantages of non renewable resources and all that ethanol crap.
hopefully i only lost a few marks..
 

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YES!! I talked about cellulose!! l wasn't sure and l just talked about it and blabbed on.
 

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i talked about what biomass is and the fact that its renewable and biodegradeabiltiy and how current supplies of what we're using will run out and stuff like that
 

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I didn't talk about how renewable it was, not in that sense anyways. I talked about how it can be used again, l just didn't use any scientific lanuage.
 

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talked about cellilose, renewable, can't remember what else
 

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I raved on about ethanol, just how it can be made from glucose, how it burns clean ......did i get it all wrong or what....should i get marks for it????
 

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did all that ethanol crap
also put stuff about biopolymers just to be sure, gaev for/against, what with biodegradbility etc vs high cost and stuff
 

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I wrote about the potential of cellolose if it can be broken up to glucose, as glucose can be converted to ethanol, then to ethene. Then I talked about renewable, biodegradeble.. etc

hopefully it will get me full marks :D
 

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