Electrochemical processing of solid waste

semi-annual report
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National Aeronautics and Space Administration, National Technical Information Service, distributor , [Washington, DC, Springfield, Va
Statementprepared by Laboratory for Surface Electrochemistry, Department of Chemistry, Texas A&M University ; principal investigator, John O"M. Bockris
SeriesNASA contractor report -- NASA CR-181128
ContributionsUnited States. National Aeronautics and Space Administration
The Physical Object
Pagination1 v
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Open LibraryOL14980435M

Solid Wastes Management begins with a focus on processing municipal and similar commercial, as well as industrial wastes; assessing and minimising the environmental impacts of processing and disposal.

The second section reviews the treatment technologies available (physical, biological and thermal), their advantages, disadvantages and environmental : Stephen Burnley. Solid Waste Recycling and Processing, Second Edition, provides best-practice guidance to solid waste managers and recycling coordinators.

The book covers all aspects of solid waste processing, volume reduction, and recycling, encompassing typical recyclable materials (paper, plastics, cans, and organics), construction and demolition debris. COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus.

Waste is solid substances generated as a result of human activities, and, being no longer of value for the respective economic, physiological or technological process, are removed from it. Solid waste in a broader sense is understood as any household, industrial and.

Get this from a library. Electrochemical processing of solid waste: semi-annual report. [J O'M Bockris; United States. National Aeronautics and Space Administration.]. Solid Waste Recycling and Processing, Second Edition, provides best-practice guidance to solid waste managers and recycling book covers all aspects of solid waste processing, volume reduction, and recycling, encompassing typical recyclable materials (paper, plastics, cans, and organics), construction and demolition debris, electronics, and more.

Charis M. Galanakis, in Sustainable Food Systems from Agriculture to Industry, Abstract. Food processing wastes have long been considered as a matter of treatment, minimization, and prevention due to the environmental effects induced by their disposal. Nowadays, food wastes account as a source of valuable nutraceuticals and deal with the prospects of feeding fast growing population in.

Hardmetals intended to perform in harsh operating conditions are developed with the use of metallic powders, in particular, tungsten powders. The growing consumption of tungsten in industry necessitates the improvement of techniques employed to produce it from industrial waste.

The objective of this research effort was to reduce metallic tungsten (as a powder) from chloride and chloride Author: G.G.

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Pyro-processing has been attracting increasing attention as a promising candidate as an advanced nuclear fuel cycle technology.

It provides economic advantage as well as reduction in proliferation risk and burden of long live radioactive waste, especially when it is combined with advanced fuels such as metallic or nitride fuel which gives excellent burning efficiency of minor actinides (MA).

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In a world where waste incinerators are not an option and landfills are at over capacity, cities are hard pressed to find a solution to the problem of what to do with their solid waste.

Handbook of Solid Waste Management, 2/e offers a solution. This handbook offers an integrated approach to the planning, design, and management of economical and Cited by: Electrochemical processing of solid waste.

By G. Hitchens, J. Bockris and L. Kaba. Abstract. The investigation into electrolysis as a means of waste treatment and recycling on manned space missions is described. The electrochemical reactions of an artificial fecal waste mixture was examined.

Waste electrolysis experiments were performed Author: G. Hitchens, J. Bockris and L. Kaba. bioadsorbents (agricultural waste, forest waste, industrial waste, algae etc.) are used for maximum removal of heavy metals from wastewater.

Bioadsorption techniques are eco friendly best solutions for removing heavy metals from wastewater rather than physic-chemical methods. But Cited by: The Electrochemical Society is creating uninhibited availability of the science through open access and accelerating scientific discovery and innovation.

Other research studies have shown that it is possible to carry out wastewater treatment, hydrogen production, and waste heat recovery in a single electrochemical processing device. A theoretical analysis showed that converting hydrogen energy to electricity and utilizing waste heat recovery for adsorption chiller or heat pump applications Cited by: This course covers a variety of topics concerning superconducting magnets, including thermodynamic and transport properties of aqueous and nonaqueous electrolytes, the electrode/electrolyte interface, and the kinetics of electrode processes.

It also covers electrochemical characterization with regards to d.c. techniques (controlled potential, controlled current) and a.c. techniques. The processes of grinding are widely used in the technology of solid waste recycling during the processing of dumps of minerals, building structures and products, some types of mixed scrap of ferrous and non-ferrous metals, fuel and metallurgical slag, coal waste, some industrial sludges and waste plastics, pyritic cinders and a number of other.

Electrochemical Processing, Inorganic aqueous solutions and from fused salts are discussed as are electrochemical processes for hazardous waste treatment systems. concepts with solid oxide. Overview The mining, electroplating, tannery, steel works, automobile, battery, and semiconductor industries are faced with the problem of heavy metals in their effluent streams, which harm the soil and the waterways.

Learn more about Chapter Treatment of Waste from Metal Processing and Electrochemical Industries on GlobalSpec. Electrochemical capacitors are most important for the development of future energy storage systems and sustainable power sources.

New superior hybrid supercapacitors are based on binary and ternary thin film nanocomposites involving carbon, metal oxides and polymeric materials. Kubritskaya, I. Drako, V. Sorokina, and R. Drondina, Use of electrochemical methods to purify the waste water from the production of concentrates in the food industry, Surface Engineering and Applied Electrochemistry 6, 62–68 ().Cited by: This chapter focuses on treatment of waste from metal processing and electrochemical industries.

The National Priority (Superfund) List includes 1, sites that are contaminated by heavy metals. V Waste processing, treatment and recycling 5 Mechanical Separation E • • waste. • waste stream. • Mechanical treatment means the use of different sorting or separation aggregates to recover single materials for reuse from the waste stream of municipal solid waste.

It includes a lot of differentFile Size: 2MB. Industrial Solid Waste Recycling in Western China. This book introduces the latest results in research and practice of industrial solid waste recycling in China's western regions, where more than 50% of the waste in the whole country was produced.

Read a chapter for free. Solid-waste management - Solid-waste management - Composting: Another method of treating municipal solid waste is composting, a biological process in which the organic portion of refuse is allowed to decompose under carefully controlled conditions.

Microbes metabolize the organic waste material and reduce its volume by as much as 50 percent. Chapter 7 Solid waste management Solid waste refers here to all non-liquid wastes.

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In general this does not include excreta, although sometimes nappies and the faeces of young children may be mixed with solid waste. Solid waste can create significant health problems and a very unpleasant living environment if not disposed of safely and.

Information and data on the physical characteristics of solid wastes are important for the selection and operation of equipment and for the analysis and design of disposal facilities. The major physical characteristics measured in waste are: (1) density (2) size distribution of components and (3) moisture content.

Brief descriptions of solid waste processing equip­ ment are given in the subsequent text. Substantially greater discussion of processing equipment and its op­ eration and performance can be found in Refs. Size Reduction I Shredders Size reduction is an essential step in most centralized mixed waste processing Size: KB.

Therefore, it is not recommended to use the above two methods.

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Besides, there is a new method to compost the solid waste and make them into organic fertilizer. As a method of solid waste disposal, it has greater feasibility and long-term economic benefits for your solid waste processing plant. Read more about this on Questia. solid waste, discarded materials other than fluids.

In the United States innearly million tons—about lb. (2 kg) per person daily (up from lb./ kg in )—were collected and disposed of by municipalities.

An Introduction to Solid Waste Management and the Environment Humans have always produced trash and have always disposed of it in some way, so solid waste management is not a new issue.

What has changed are the types and amounts of waste produced, the methods of disposal, and the human values and perceptions of what should be done with Size: KB.4 Waste Processing and Waste Form Production.

The focus of this chapter is on the fourth charge of the statement of task for this study (see Box in Chapter 2), which calls for the identification and description of “potential modifications of waste form production methods that may lead to more efficient 1 production of waste forms to meet their performance requirements.”.

The collection, transportation and subsequent processing of waste materials is a vast field of study which incorporates technical, social, legal, economic, environmental and regulatory issues. Common waste management practices include landfilling, biological treatment, incineration, and recycling – all boasting advantages and disadvantages.