ERIC Number: ED252426
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1984
Reference Count: 0
Anaerobic Digestion. Student Manual. Biological Treatment Process Control.
Carnegie, John W., Ed.
This student manual contains the textual material for a four-lesson unit on anaerobic digestion control. Areas addressed include: (1) anaerobic sludge digestion (considering the nature of raw sludge, purposes of anaerobic digestion, the results of digestion, types of equipment, and other topics); (2) digester process control (considering feeding and loading, control of supernatant quality and effects, use of laboratory tests and other information for process control, chemicals used in digester control, and other topics); and (3) troubleshooting assistance (for loading supernatant, digested sludge, sludge pumping and pipelines, sludge temperature control using internal coils, sludge temperature control using external heat exchangers, sludge mixing--gas mixers, sludge mixing--mechanical mixers, scum blanket, digester gas system, digester covers--fixed, digester covers--floating, digester covers--gas holder type, and toxicity). A list of objectives, glossary of key terms, list of references, and worksheets are included. (JN)
Descriptors: Biology, Laboratory Procedures, Postsecondary Education, Sludge, Training Methods, Waste Disposal, Waste Water, Water Treatment
Linn-Benton Community College, 6500 S.W. Pacific Blvd., Albany, OR 97321.
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Learner
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Environmental Protection Agency, Washington, DC. Office of Drinking Water.
Authoring Institution: Linn-Benton Community Coll., Albany, OR.
Identifiers: Anaerobic Digestion; Unit Processes
Note: For related documents, see SE 045 333-354.