Metabolism

Transformation of food energy into mechanical work and body heat.

Average Efficiency: 18.05%

INPUTS

Carrier Exergy Flux (J/s) Carbon Flux (g/s) Citations
Raw Food 1.071e+11 2.678e+06
Processed Food 5.680e+11 1.420e+07
TOTAL 6.752e+11 1.688e+07

OUTPUT

Carrier Exergy Flux (J/s) Carbon Flux (g/s) Citations
Atmosphere 0.000e+00 1.522e+07
Warm Air 2.359e+10 0.000e+00
Mechanical Work (Human) 3.215e+10 0.000e+00
Human and Animal Waste 6.615e+10 1.654e+06
TOTAL 1.219e+11 1.688e+07