Anaerobic Digestion and Biogas Potential: Simulation of Lab and Industrial-Scale Processes

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Ihsan Hamawand; Craig Baillie;
  • Publisher: Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute
  • Journal: Energies,volume 8,issue 1 1,pages1-21 (issn: 1996-1073)
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  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.3390/en8010454
  • Subject: wastewater | BioWin | meat industry | simulation | biogas | anaerobic digestion (AD) | Technology | T | wastewater; anaerobic digestion (AD); biogas; BioWin; meat industry; simulation
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In this study, a simulation was carried out using BioWin 3.1 to test the capability of the software to predict the biogas potential for two different anaerobic systems. The two scenarios included: (1) a laboratory-scale batch reactor; and (2) an industrial-scale anaerob... View more
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