4. Application of Ultrasound Pretreatment for Sludge Digestion

  1. Ackmez Mudhoo
  1. Show Kuan Yeow and
  2. Wong Lai Peng

Published Online: 1 MAY 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118404089.ch4

Biogas Production: Pretreatment Methods in Anaerobic Digestion

Biogas Production: Pretreatment Methods in Anaerobic Digestion

How to Cite

Yeow, S. K. and Peng, W. L. (2012) Application of Ultrasound Pretreatment for Sludge Digestion, in Biogas Production: Pretreatment Methods in Anaerobic Digestion (ed A. Mudhoo), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9781118404089.ch4

Editor Information

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

Author Information

  1. Department of Environmental Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, Green Technology, Universiti of Tunku Abdul Rahman, Perak, Malaysia

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:

  • ultrasound;
  • anaerobic digestion;
  • sludge disintegration;
  • cavitation;
  • pretreatment;
  • biogas

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Anaerobic Digestion

  • Overview of Pretreatment Methods for Anaerobic Digestion

  • Fundamental of Ultrasound

  • Bubbles Dynamic

  • Effects of Ultrasound

  • Ultrasound Applications

  • Ultrasonication for Anaerobic Digesion

  • Evaluation on Sludge Disintegration

  • Conclusions