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Solid Waste Characterization Study in UTP Campus Environment

M. Z., Asna and Z., Zulaika (2007) Solid Waste Characterization Study in UTP Campus Environment. In: 21st Symposium of Malaysian Chemical Engineers, 12-14 Dec 2007, UPM, Serdang Selangor.

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Abstract

Waste characterization study involves investigation of proximate, ultimate and calorific value analysis. This study is focused on UTP campus waste based on individual waste components. Only main components were selected for further analysis. Characterization study will enable operator to recycle, recover or sent waste for final disposal at optimum condition. Main component of campus waste, papers which contribute to 38 % contain high energy, 3494.2 cal/g as well as food waste that provides energy recovery opportunities. Plastics contain highest energy value of 12,403 cal/g compare to other components but its present in low quantity out of whole campus waste.

Item Type:Conference or Workshop Item (Poster)
Subjects:T Technology > TD Environmental technology. Sanitary engineering
Departments / MOR / COE:Departments > Chemical Engineering
ID Code:7555
Deposited By: Ms Asna Mohd Zain
Deposited On:07 May 2012 04:54
Last Modified:07 May 2012 04:54

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