Electronic Journal of Biotechnology ISSN: 0717-3458
  © 2009 by Universidad Católica de Valparaíso -- Chile
Vol. 12 No. 3, Issue of July 15, 2009
 


Table 1. Process parameters recorded at the time of sampling, i.e. after 80 days of operation at the steady-state condition.


Parameters 

Value

pH of the digester

7.1

Total Solid g/L

22

Organic Loading Rate applied kgCOD/m3 day

4.5

Influent COD mg/L

41,300

VFA mg/L

517

Acetic acid mg/L

275

COD removal efficiency %

93

Methane % v/v

56

Biogas rate m3/day

1200


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