5. Microwave Sludge Irradiation

  1. Ackmez Mudhoo
  1. Cigdem Eskicioglu and
  2. Giampiero Galvagno

Published Online: 1 MAY 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118404089.ch5

Biogas Production: Pretreatment Methods in Anaerobic Digestion

Biogas Production: Pretreatment Methods in Anaerobic Digestion

How to Cite

Eskicioglu, C. and Galvagno, G. (2012) Microwave Sludge Irradiation, in Biogas Production: Pretreatment Methods in Anaerobic Digestion (ed A. Mudhoo), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9781118404089.ch5

Editor Information

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

Author Information

  1. University of British Columbia School of Engineering, Okanagan Campus, Kelowna, Canada

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:

  • microwave sludge irradiation;
  • anaerobic sludge digestion;
  • enhanced hydrolysis;
  • enhanced dewaterability

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Microwave Theory

  • Microwave Irradiation for Waste Sludge Treatment

  • Industrial Microwave Applications

  • Microwave Absorbing Materials and Ionic Liquids

  • Sludge Pretreatment Similar to Microwave Irradiation

  • Concluding Notes