Date of Award

2014

Document Type

Thesis

Department

Civil and Environmental Engineering

First Advisor

William Fish

Subjects

Anaerobic bacteria -- Research, Organic wastes -- Purification, Recycling (Waste etc.) -- Testing, Anaerobic digesters -- Industrial applications

Subject Categories

Environmental Engineering

DOI

10.15760/honors.369

Abstract

Six gallons of food waste was anaerobically digested for 76 days in two small-scale digesters sitting by a lab window. The main difference, besides waste sources, of these digesters was substrate processing: chopping versus blending. An effort was made to minimize the maintenance of the digesters, however, after 45 days of overly acidic (pH

Comments

Bachelor of Science with Departmental Honors in Civil and Environmental Engineering

Persistent Identifier

http://archives.pdx.edu/ds/psu/12013

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