Masters Theses

Title

Anaerobic treatment of brewery wastewater and the effects of enzyme addition

Abstract

"Anaerobic treatment is becoming increasingly important to reduce costs of industrial wastewater disposal. However, there is a limited understanding of anaerobic technology due to the vast differences in wastewater streams and the variability in any biological process. This thesis focuses on the application of anaerobic treatment of brewery wastewater for organics and solids reduction. A pilot-scale EGSB anaerobic reactor containing aggregated biomass was used to study the effects of temperature on COD removal efficiency...The second portion of this research was an investigation of the potential application of commercial enzymes to improve anaerobic digestion of concentrated brewery solids"--Abstract, page iii.

Advisor(s)

Forciniti, Daniel

Committee Member(s)

Ludlow, Douglas K.
Adams, C. D. (Craig D.)

Department(s)

Chemical and Biochemical Engineering

Degree Name

M.S. in Chemical Engineering

Publisher

University of Missouri--Rolla

Publication Date

Spring 2006

Pagination

ix, 45 pages

Note about bibliography

Includes bibliographical references.

Rights

© 2006 Julie Linn Bales, All rights reserved.

Document Type

Thesis - Citation

File Type

text

Language

English

Subject Headings

Anaerobic bacteria
Biotechnology
Brewery waste
Enzymes
Sewage -- Purification -- Anaerobic treatment

Thesis Number

T 8948

Print OCLC #

81282771

Link to Catalog Record

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http://merlin.lib.umsystem.edu/record=b5769921~S5

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