Year

1990

Degree Name

Master of Engineering

Department

Department of Mechanical Engineering

Abstract

Traditional disposal methods of sludge, such as ocean disposal, burial in landfills and incineration in some cases, has received much criticism and public disapproval on a world wide scale. With this in mind, the Sydney-lllawarra-Blue Mountains Water Board has been looking at new technologies of sludge disposal or reuse, to establish their viability. This thesis is a detailed investigation of microwave processing of sewage sludge, concentrating on the design and testing of an experimental 40I

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