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Reactor volume in anaerobic biodegradation process

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War-Saw
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Feb23-11, 11:00 AM
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hello,
today I faced a problem with explaining why in anaerobic process the volume of UASB reactor is smaller than volume in CSTR with the same amount of final product - biogas
Answer should contain characteristics like: difference in kinetics, concentration, rxn yield.

Can anybody explain me this topic? Or tell me in which book I can find the answer :)
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henlus
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May26-12, 04:21 PM
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UASB digesters has very short RT of few hours to few days. They can handle very large amount of substrates and the bulk of the substrate is liquid.


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