Continuous Fermentative Hydrogen Production from Brown Sugar Using EGSB Reactor

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In this experiment, brown sugar was chosen as the substrate of continuous operation. A lab-scale expanded granular sludge blanket (EGSB) reactor was employed. Stable ethanol-type fermentation was formed by controlling the organic loading rate (OLR). The results showed a maximum hydrogen production rate of 5.73L / L reactor•d was achieved, under the condition that the hydraulic retention time (HRT) = 2h, OLR = 97.2kg COD/m3 reactor•d. The average hydrogen content in the biogas during the 73-day operation was 41.27%.

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Periodical:

Advanced Materials Research (Volumes 113-116)

Edited by:

Zhenyu Du and X.B Sun

Pages:

1132-1137

DOI:

10.4028/www.scientific.net/AMR.113-116.1132

Citation:

Y. F. Li et al., "Continuous Fermentative Hydrogen Production from Brown Sugar Using EGSB Reactor", Advanced Materials Research, Vols. 113-116, pp. 1132-1137, 2010

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June 2010

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