1. You have been invited to testify before a committee of your state legislature that is crafting regulations pertaining to the production of electricity using poultry waste as fuel. Develop a slide presentation providing a balanced assessment, including engineering, public health, and economic considerations.
2. Tankless microwave water heating systems have been introduced that not only quickly provide hot water but also significantly reduce the exergy destruction inherent in domestic water heating with conventional electrical and gas- fueled water heaters. For a 2500-ft2 dwelling in your locale, investigate the feasibility of using a microwave water heating system. Include a detailed economic evaluation accounting for equipment, installation, and operating costs. Place your findings in a memorandum.