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dc.contributor.author Trybula, Barbara Franciszka en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2007-05-15T15:17:16Z
dc.date.available 2007-05-15T15:17:16Z
dc.date.issued 1997-09-01T00:00:00Z en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/1993/797
dc.description.abstract The study was conducted to develop protocols for assessing the effect of phenol on the dry anaerobic digestion process. The experimenter was carried out in two phases. Phase I was designed to observe the effect of increasing phenol concentrations on the process and to assess phenol monitoring program. Phenol addition from 50 mg kg$\sp{-1}$ to 168.75 mg kg$\sp{-1}$ through three additions did not have a deleterious effect on the fermentation process since the system has a stable performance. The effect of phenol concentrations from 168.75 mg kg$\sp{-1}$ to 379.65 mg kg$\sp{-1}$ could not be determined since both reactors failed. Phenol monitoring program covered specific issues such as: sampling from heterogenous compost material at different stages of the digestion process, phenol quanitification using extraction technique, and high-performance liquid chromatography measurement. Phase II was designed to develop a standard operating procedure for phenol analysis and extraction from the organic fraction of municipal solid waste. Alkaline water and the solution of 95% of 0.1 N sodium phosphate and 5% acetonitrile were the best extractants. (Abstract shortened by UMI.) en_US
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dc.title Development of protocols for assessing the effect of phenol on the dry anaerobic digestion process en_US
dc.type info:eu-repo/semantics/masterThesis
dc.degree.discipline Civil Engineering en_US
dc.degree.level Master of Science (M.Sc.) en_US


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