Abatement of Synthetic Landfill Gas including Limonene by Biotrickling Filter and Membrane Biofiltration
In this study, a single silicone rubber membrane biofilter was compared to a lava rock biotrickling filter to examine the aerobic biofiltration of synthetic landfill gas including odorous limonene. The membrane bioreactor and biotrickling filter showed, respectively, maximum elimination capacities of 17 g m -3 h -1 and 31.3 g m -3 h -1 for limonene and removal efficiencies of 11 % and 18 % for methane. The membrane bioreactor was apparently mass transfer-limited and the biotrickling filter was reaction-limited.
F. Hosoglu and M. W. Fitch, "Abatement of Synthetic Landfill Gas including Limonene by Biotrickling Filter and Membrane Biofiltration," Journal of Environmental Science and Health - Part A Toxic/Hazardous Substances and Environmental Engineering, vol. 47, no. 7, pp. 1065-1072, Taylor & Francis, Apr 2012.
The definitive version is available at https://doi.org/10.1080/10934529.2012.667338
Civil, Architectural and Environmental Engineering
Keywords and Phrases
Biotrickling filters; Elimination capacity; Landfill gas; Lava rocks; Membrane bioreactor; Removal efficiencies; Silicone rubber membranes; Biodegradation; Biofiltration; Biogas; Bioreactors; Methane; Silicones; Biofilters; Carbon dioxide; Limonene; Methane; Silastic; Article; Biodegradation; Biofilter; Biofiltration; Controlled study; Landfill; Membrane reactor; Nonhuman; Waste gas management; Air Pollutants; Air Pollution; Biodegradation; Environmental; Bioreactors; Cyclohexenes; Filtration; Flame Ionization; Gases; Methane; Terpenes; Biotrickling filter; Landfill gas; Limonene biodegradation; Membrane biofiltration
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01 Apr 2012