1. Anaerobic Digestion: Pretreatments of Substrates

  1. Ackmez Mudhoo
  1. Tania Forster-Carneiro1,
  2. Ricardo Isaac1,
  3. Montserrat Pérez2 and
  4. Clarita Schvartz1

Published Online: 1 MAY 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118404089.ch1

Biogas Production: Pretreatment Methods in Anaerobic Digestion

Biogas Production: Pretreatment Methods in Anaerobic Digestion

How to Cite

Forster-Carneiro, T., Isaac, R., Pérez, M. and Schvartz, C. (2012) Anaerobic Digestion: Pretreatments of Substrates, in Biogas Production: Pretreatment Methods in Anaerobic Digestion (ed A. Mudhoo), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9781118404089.ch1

Editor Information

  1. Lecturer, Department of Chemical and Environmental, Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, University of Mauritius, Réduit, Mauritius

Author Information

  1. 1

    Department of Environment and Sanitation, Faculty of Civil Engineering, Architecture and Urban Planning, University of Campinas- UNICAMP.

  2. 2

    Department of Chemical Engineering, Food Technology and Environmental Technologies., Faculty of Marine and Environmental Sciences, University of Cádiz.

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 1 MAY 2012
  2. Published Print: 30 APR 2012

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781118062852

Online ISBN: 9781118404089

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Keywords:

  • organic substrates;
  • pretreatments techniques;
  • anaerobic digestion;
  • waste;
  • biodegradation

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Pretreatments in Anaerobic Digestion Process

  • Physical Pretreatment

  • Chemical Pretreatment

  • Biological Pretreatment

  • Combined Pretreatment

  • Concluding Note