Anaerobic co-digestion of food waste for biohydrogen production

Jamil, Z. and Yunus, N.A.M. and Suffian, M. and Ibrahim, S. (2013) Anaerobic co-digestion of food waste for biohydrogen production. In: 2013 IEEE Business Engineering and Industrial Applications Colloquium, BEIAC 2013, 2013, Langkawi.

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The objective of this study was to find the optimum conditions for anaerobic co-digestion of food waste and sewage sludge and hydrogen (H 2) production. The selected parameters for optimization of H 2 production (e.g. temperature, initial pH, inoculum size) were analysed using Response Surface Methodology with Full Factorial Design. Two types of substrates were tested; food waste as a sole substrate and food waste mixed with palm oil mill effluent (POME) at volume ratio1:1. The optimized conditions for food waste as a sole substrate were pH 4.5, temperature of 35°C and inoculum size of 20 (v/v), with maximum predicted cumulative hydrogen production (MPCHP) of 0.22 ml H2/ml substrate. On the other hand, for food waste mixed with POME, pH 4.5, temperature of 35°C and inoculum size of 20 were the optimum conditions with MPCHP of 0.26 ml H 2/ml substrate. Subsequently, verification experiments at optimal parameter values yielded cumulative H2 of 0.28 ml H2 /ml substrate for food waste only, and 0.33 ml H2/ml substrate for food waste mixed with POME. © 2013 IEEE.

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Additional Information: Conference code: 98689 Export Date: 13 February 2014 Source: Scopus Art. No.: 6560133 Language of Original Document: English Correspondence Address: Faculty of Civil Engineering, Universiti Teknologi Mara (UiTM) Pahang, Bandar Pusat Jengka, Pahang, Malaysia References: Sinha, P., Pandey, A., An evaluative report and challenges for fermentative biohydrogen production (2011) Int J Hydrogen Energy, 36, pp. 7460-7478; Kapdan, I.K., Kargi, F., Bio-hydrogen production from waste materials (2006) Enzyme Microb Technol, 38, pp. 569-582; Guo, X.M., Trably, E., Latrille, E., Carrere, H., Steyer, J., Hydrogen production from agricultural waste by dark fermentation: A Review (2010) Int J Hydrogen Energy, 35, pp. 10660-10673; Chong, M., Sabaratnam, V., Shirai, Y., Hassan, M.A., Biohydrogen production from biomass and industrial wastes by dark fermentation (2009) Int J Hydrogen Energy, 34, pp. 3277-3287; Wang, J., Wan, W., Factors influencing fermentative hydrogen production: A review (2009) Int J Hydrogen Energy, 34, pp. 799-811; Wang, J., Wan, W., Factors influencing fermentative hydrogen production: A review (2009) Int J Hydrogen Energy, 34, pp. 799-811; Jamil, Z., Annuar, M.S.M., Ibrahim, S., Vikineswary, S., Optimization of phototropic hydrogen production by Rhodopseudomonas palustris PBUM001 via statistical experimental design (2009) Int J Hydrogen Energy, 34, pp. 7502-7512; Ismail, F., Abdul Rahman, N., Abd-Aziz, S., Ling, C.M., Hassan, M.A., Statistical optimization of biohydrogen production under thermophilic conditions (2009) Open Renewable Energy, 2, pp. 124-131; Mohammadi, P., Ibrahim, S., Annuar, M.S.M., Law, S., Effects of different pretreatment methods on anaerobic mixed microflora for hydrogen production and COD reduction from palm oil mill effluent (2011) J Cleaner Production, 19, pp. 1654-1658; Van Ginkel, S., Sung, S.W., Lay, J.J., Biohydrogen production as a function of pH and substrate concentration (2001) Environ Sci Technol, 35, pp. 4726-4730; Li, C.L., Fang, H.H.P., Fermentative hydrogen production from wastewater and solid wastes by mixed cultures (2007) Crit Rev Env Sci Technol, 37, pp. 1-39; Fang, H.H.P., Li, C.L., Zhang, T., Acidophilic biohydrogen production from rice slurry (2006) Int J Hydrogen Energy, 31, pp. 683-692 Sponsors: IEEE Malaysia; IEEE Malaysia Power Electronics /Industrial; Electronics/ Industrial Applications Joint Chapter
Uncontrolled Keywords: Anaerobic digestion, Anaerobic sewage sludge, Biohydrogen, Food waste, Response surface methodology, Anaerobic co-digestion, Bio-hydrogen, Bio-hydrogen production, Full factorial design, Palm oil mill effluents, Effluents, Hydrogen production, Industrial applications, Oils and fats, Optimization, Sewage sludge, Substrates, Surface properties,
Subjects: T Technology > T Technology (General)
T Technology > TA Engineering (General). Civil engineering (General)
Divisions: Faculty of Engineering
Depositing User: Mr Jenal S
Date Deposited: 09 Apr 2014 01:10
Last Modified: 03 Jul 2017 09:16

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