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"Consumption of energy resources, (e.g. turning on a light) requires resources and has an effect on the environment. Many electric power plants burn coal, oil or natural gas in order to generate electricity for energy needs. While burning these fossil fuels produces a readily available and instantaneous supply of electricity, it also generates air pollutants including carbon dioxide (CO2), sulfur dioxide and trioxide (SOx) and nitrogen oxides (NOx). Carbon dioxide is an important greenhouse gas which is thought to be responsible for some fraction of the rapid increase in global warming seen especially in the temperature records in the 20th century, as compared with tens of thousands of years worth of temperature records which can be read from ice cores taken in Arctic regions. Burning fossil fuels for electricity generation also releases trace metals such as beryllium, cadmium, chromium, copper, manganese, mercury, nickel, and silver into the environment, which also act as pollutants.
The large-scale use of renewable energy technologies would "greatly mitigate or eliminate a wide range of environmental and human health impacts of energy use". Renewable energy technologies include biofuels, solar heating and cooling, hydroelectric power, solar power, and wind power. Energy conservation and the efficient use of energy would also help." [Energy industry. Environmental impact. Wikipedia]
The Energy resources diagram example was created in the ConceptDraw PRO diagramming and vector drawing software using the Manufacturing and Maintenance solution from the Illustration area of ConceptDraw Solution Park. Read more
Infographics
Infographics, wood, biomass, wind-turbine, wind turbine, solar energy, petroleum, natural gas, gas, dam, coal, bulb, light bulb, atom, uranium,

draw pie chart, draw donut chart Pie Charts

draw pie chart, draw donut chart
Pie Charts are extensively used in statistics and business for explaining data and work results, in mass media for comparison (i.e. to visualize the percentage for the parts of one total), and in many other fields. The Pie Charts solution for ConceptDraw PRO v10 offers powerful drawing tools, varied templates, samples, and a library of vector stencils for simple construction and design of Pie Charts, Donut Chart, and Pie Graph Worksheets. Read more
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How to Plan and Allocate Resources in Your Project with ConceptDraw PROJECT for Windows

Effective resource management is a key factor in the successful project implementation. The common types of resources for which the project manager has an impact, include material resources (materials, energy), staff (work) and equipment. CoceptDraw PROJECT provides easy ways to project Resources Management: Create a list of project resources and assign the right human resource, as well as the necessary material, or equipment to be used. Read more

Pyramid Diagram

The Project Management Triangle Diagram depicts three main constraints of any project: scope, time and cost. Projects have to comply with the specified scope, projects should be finished in time and projects need to consume the budget. Each of the constraints represents one side of the triangle, and any change in budget or timing or scope affects the entire diagram. This diagram was made using ConceptDraw Office suite including best marketing project management software extended with collection of tools for creative project management software and project management reporting software symbols. Read more

Energy Pyramid Diagram

Energy Pyramid Diagram is a visual graphical representation of the biomass productivity on the each trophic level in a given ecosystem. Its designing in ConceptDraw PRO will not take much time thanks to the unique Pyramid Diagrams solution from the Marketing area of ConceptDraw Solution Park. Energy Pyramid Diagram begins from the producers (plants) and proceeds through a few trophic levels of consumers (herbivores which eat these plants, the carnivores which eat these herbivores, then carnivores which eat those carnivores, and so on) to the top of the food chain. Read more

manufacturing drawings Manufacturing and Maintenance

manufacturing drawings
Manufacturing and maintenance solution extends ConceptDraw PRO software with illustration samples, templates and vector stencils libraries with clip art of packaging systems, industrial vehicles, tools, resources and energy. Read more

Diagram of a Pyramid

Pyramid diagram is a convenient way of representing data hierarchical structure and visualization relationships between hierarchy levels. You need create the diagram of a pyramid? ConceptDraw diagramming and vector drawing software supplied with Pyramid Diagrams Solution from the Marketing Area of ConceptDraw Solution Park is the best tool for drawing attractive and successful diagram of a pyramid. Read more

Pyramid Charts

ConceptDraw PRO extended with Pyramid Diagrams Solution from the Marketing Area of ConceptDraw Solution Park is a powerful Pyramid Charts making software. A Pyramid Chart has the form of triangle and hierarchically structures, organizes and help to analyze the information, data or ideas. Triangle is divided on the sections that usually have different widths. The width indicates the level of hierarchy among the topics. Read more
This cycle diagram sample was created on the base of the figure illustrating the article "Environmental Materials" by Cris Arnold from the website of the UK Centre for Materials Education of the Higher Education Academy. "The figure ... schematically shows how the disparate areas under the heading of 'environmental materials' can be linked via a life cycle analysis approach. ...
Life Cycle Analysis.
Life Cycle Analysis is essentially a method of considering the entire environmental impact, energy and resource usage of a material or product. It is often known as a 'cradle-to-grave' analysis and can encompass the entire lifetime from extraction to end-of-life disposal. Life cycle analysis can be an extremely effective way of linking many different aspects of the environmental impacts of materials usage. ...
Materials Extraction and Resource Implications.
The environmental impact of raw materials extraction and processing together with global resource issues provides a good place to start consideration of environmental aspects of materials. ...
Environmental Impacts of Processing.
... Topics that would come under this subject area include the specific environmental problems associated with processing of metals, polymers, ceramics, composites etc, and how these problems can be overcome.
Design for Sustainability.
This area ... will ... cover issues such as design for successful recycling, waste minimisation, energy efficiency and increased lifetime.
Economic, Social and Legislative Issues.
... For example, materials selection within the automotive industry is now heavily influenced by 'end-of-life vehicle' and 'hazardous material' regulations.
Use of Sustainable Materials.
... It is probably sensible to define such materials as those that have distinct differences that achieve environmental benefit compared to conventional materials. With this definition, the list would include:
(1) Materials of a significantly plant-based nature, including wood, natural fibre composites, natural polymers.
(2) Materials produced using a large proportion of waste material, including recycled polymers, composites made from waste mineral powders, and arguably also much steel and aluminium.
Materials for Green Energy.
The most exciting developments in Materials Science are in the realm of functional materials, and many of these serve an environmentally-beneficial purpose, particularly in the production of green energy.
These include:
(1) Solar-cell materials.
(2) Fuel-cell technology.
(3) Catalytic pollution control.
End-of-Life Issues.
The treatment of materials at the end of their lifetime is a significant subject area and encompasses aspects such as recycling techniques and materials limitations, biodegradabilty and composting, chemical recovery and energy recovery." [materials.ac.uk/guides/environmental.asp]
The ring chart example "Life cycle analysis" was created using the ConceptDraw PRO diagramming and vector drawing software extended with the Target and Circular Diagrams solution from the Marketing area of ConceptDraw Solution Park.
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Ring chart
Ring chart, doughnut chart, pie chart, ring chart, donut chart,

How to Create a Scatter Chart

Simple tutorial help you learn how to draw a scatter chart and increase you possibilities of understanding and work more effective with our scatter chart software. Read more

draw divided bar diagram, draw divided bar chart, draw divided bar graph Divided Bar Diagrams

draw divided bar diagram, draw divided bar chart, draw divided bar graph
The Divided Bar Diagrams Solution extends the capabilities of ConceptDraw PRO v10 with templates, samples, and a library of vector stencils for drawing high impact and professional Divided Bar Diagrams and Graphs, Bar Diagram Math, and Stacked Graph. Read more

Pyramid Chart Maker

ConceptDraw PRO is a powerful diagramming and vector drawing software which offers the extensive drawing tools for creating various types of diagrams. Extended with Pyramid Diagrams Solution from the Marketing Area, it became the best Pyramid Chart Maker. Read more

Types of Flowcharts

A Flowchart is a graphical representation of process, algorithm, workflow or step-by-step solution of the problem. It shows the steps as boxes of various kinds and connects them by arrows in a defined order depicting a flow. There are twelve main Flowchart types: Basic Flowchart, Business Process Modeling Diagram (BPMN), Cross Functional Flowchart, Data Flow Diagram (DFD), IDEF (Integrated DEFinition) Flowchart, Event-driven Process Chain (EPC) Diagram, Influence Diagram (ID), Swimlane Flowchart, Process Flow Diagram (PFD), Specification and Description Language (SDL) Diagram, Value Stream Mapping, Workflow Diagram. Using the Flowcharts solution from the Diagrams area of ConceptDraw Solution Park you can easy and quickly design a Flowchart of any of these types. This solution offers a lot of special predesigned vector symbols for each of these widely used notations. They will make the drawing process of Flowcharts much easier than ever. Pay also attention for the included collection of ready Flowchart examples, samples and quick-start templates. This is business process improvement tools. If you are looking for MS Visio for your Mac, then you are out of luck, because it hasn't been released yet. However, you can use Visio alternatives that can successfully replace its functions. ConceptDraw PRO is an alternative to MS Visio for Mac that provides powerful features and intuitive user interface for the same. Read more
How to Simplify Flow Charting
How to Simplify Flow Charting

target diagram, circular diagram, circle diagram Target and Circular Diagrams

target diagram, circular diagram, circle diagram
This solution extends ConceptDraw PRO software with samples, templates and library of design elements for drawing the Target and Circular Diagrams. Read more