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In-situ investigation of movements of gases produced from decomposing refuse.

Engineering-Science, inc.

In-situ investigation of movements of gases produced from decomposing refuse.

by Engineering-Science, inc.

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Published by State of California, Resources Agency, State Water Quality Control Board in [Sacramento] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Refuse and refuse disposal -- California.,
  • Water -- Pollution -- California.,
  • Diffusion.,
  • Carbon dioxide.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 39).

    Other titlesMovements of gases produced from decomposing refuse., Gases produced from decomposing refuse.
    SeriesPublication / State Water Quality Control Board -- no. 31, Publication (California. State Water Quality Control Board) -- no. 31.
    ContributionsCalifornia. State Water Quality Control Board.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 211 p., [1] leaf of plates :
    Number of Pages211
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22983187M

    GAS LAW INVESTIGATION INTRODUCTION Description This experiment requires two lab periods. In the first lab, students investigate the reaction of an Alka-Seltzer® tablet and water to determine the variables that affect the amount of gas produced from the reaction. Students also become familiar with the use of the gas collection apparatus. InFile Size: 59KB.   The more organic waste present in a landfill, the more landfill gas (e.g., carbon dioxide, methane, nitrogen, and hydrogen sulfide) is produced by the bacteria during decomposition. The more chemicals disposed of in the landfill, the more likely NMOCs and other gases will be produced either through volatilization or chemical reactions.

    decomposition of waste, landfills, agriculture (from ruminant digestion, rice patties), fossil fuel extraction and use and biomass burning. Despite the fact that methane is a much stronger heat-trapping gas than carbon dioxide, it has a GWP of only 21 because it breaks down much faster in . → Under STP conditions, one mole ( × molecules) of any gas occupies the same volume ( L) as one mole of any other gas! **Molar volume provides a conversion factor between volume and the number of moles of any gas at STP.

    The only gases that cannot be collected using this technique are those that readily dissolve in water (e.g., NH 3, H 2 S, and CO 2) and those that react rapidly with water (such as F 2 and NO 2).Remember, however, when calculating the amount of gas formed in the reaction, the gas collected inside the bottle is not pure. Instead, it is a mixture of the product gas and water vapor. The landfill is the site of anaerobic decomposition, or break-down in the absence of air, and therefore results in an increase in atmospheric greenhouse gases what with the methane thereby produced.


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Get a printable copy (PDF file) of the complete article (K), or click on a page image below to browse page by by: 5. IN-SITU INVESTIGATION OF MOVEMENTS OF GASES PRODUCED FROM DECOMPOSING REFUSE, an article from American Journal of Public Health, Vol 58 Issue 6 LOGIN TO YOUR ACCOUNT EmailCited by: 5.

in-situ investigation of movements of gases produced from decomposing refuse The use of an asphalt barrier proved effective against CO2 movement.

This question of a possible gaseous pollution of ground water, even when the water table is far below the bottom of a refuse landfill.

is of enough importance to warrant further investigations under different soil conditions and in other regions. in-situ investigation of movements of gases produced from decomposing refuse By Sol Pincus Topics: Journal Departments: Book ReviewsAuthor: Sol Pincus. Optimum temperatures for gas production are in the range of from 30°C to 35°C, however, landfill temperatures are often lower than this.

Optimum levels of pH and alkalinity exist which maximize gas production rates. The types and amounts of gas produced are influenced by refuse by:   Engineering-Science Inc.

()In-Situ Investigation of Movements of Gases Produced from Decomposing Refuse California State Water Resources Control by: 1. An investigation was conducted to develop a practical approach for in situ moisture content monitoring of municipal solid waste landfills.

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Anaerobic decomposition occurs at elevated temperatures— usually to F, but sometimes as high as F. Methane and carbon dioxide are the principal gases produced during refuse degradation.

Gas production has been noted to decrease as moisture decreases. The methane (CH 4) emissions from municipal solid waste (MSW) landfills in China in were estimated based on database of the three-dimensional emission factors matrix and point sources, by an IPCC recommended FOD (firstorder decay) location, capacity and age of landfills constitute the three dimensions of the emission factors matrix, which were obtained by laboratory analysis and Cited by: Biogas is the mixture of gases produced by the breakdown of organic matter in the absence of oxygen (anaerobically), primarily consisting of methane and carbon dioxide.

Biogas can be produced from raw materials such as agricultural waste, manure, municipal waste, plant material, sewage, green waste or food is a renewable energy source. In India, it is also known as "Gobar Gas". A 'read' is counted each time someone views a publication summary (such as the title, abstract, and list of authors), clicks on a figure, or views or downloads the full-text.

The landfilling of waste leads to the production of leachate and landfill gas, both usually derived from the decomposition of organic matter.

Landfill leachate is the seepage water from solid waste landfill sites. It consists of rainwater containing pollutants washed out of the waste mass together with products of biological degradation.

methane is called a mash gas because of where it is found. it is produced during the decomposition of plant matrials in the absence of air under the earth crust. Asked in Biology, Photosynthesis.

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Anaerobic digestion is a sequence of processes by which microorganisms break down biodegradable material in the absence of oxygen. The process is used for industrial or domestic purposes to manage waste or to produce fuels. Much of the fermentation used industrially to produce food and drink products, as well as home fermentation, uses anaerobic digestion.

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