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A selection of recent journal publications, artistic productions, books, including book and report excerpts. See all publications in the database
- (2021) Characterizing the potential and suitability of Ethiopian variety Jatropha curcas for biodiesel production: Variation in yield and physicochemical properties of oil across different growing areas. Energy Reports. vol. 7.
- (2021) Factors affecting the potential of Jatropha curcas for sustainable biodiesel production: A critical review. Renewable & Sustainable Energy Reviews. vol. 137.
- (2021) Biochemical methane potential of Jatropha curcas fruit shell: comparative effect of mechanical, steam explosion and alkaline pretreatments. Biomass Conversion and Biorefinery.
- (2020) Alkaline and co-digestion pretreatments: process optimization for enhancing the methane yield of Jatropha press cake. Biomass Conversion and Biorefinery.
- (2020) Biochemical methane potential of Jatropha press cake: Effect of steam explosion pretreatment and co-digestion with crude glycerol. Journal of Renewable and Sustainable Energy. vol. 12 (6).
- (2020) A coupled modeling of design and investment parameters for optimal operation of methane bioreactors: Attainable region concept approach. Renewable Energy. vol. 148.
- (2020) A novel simulation model, BK_BiogaSim for design of onsite anaerobic digesters using two-stage biochemical kinetics: Codigestion of blackwater and organic waste. Scientific African. vol. 7.
- (2020) Biodigester Rapid Analysis and Design System (B-RADeS): A candidate attainable region-based simulator for the synthesis of biogas reactor structures. Computers and Chemical Engineering. vol. 132.
- (2020) Geometry, kinetics and reactor network synthesis: Attainable limits for minimizing residence time in biomethane digesters. Computers and Chemical Engineering. vol. 136.
- (2020) Can the operating limits of biogas plants operated under non-isothermal conditions be defined with certainty? Modeling self-optimizing attainable regions. Computers and Chemical Engineering. vol. 141.
- (2019) Pre-treatment methods for straw for farm-scale biogas plants. Biomass & Bioenergy. vol. 124.
- (2019) Simulation of two-dimensional attainable regions and its application to model digester structures for maximum stability of anaerobic treatment process. Water Research. vol. 163.
- (2019) Use of attainable regions for synthesis and optimization of multistage anaerobic digesters. Applied Energy. vol. 242.
- (2018) A review of commercial biogas systems and lessons for Africa. Energies. vol. 11 (11).
- (2017) Determination of kinetic constants from the co-digestion of dairy cow slurry and municipal food waste at increasing organic loading rates. Renewable Energy. vol. 117.
- (2015) The BioValueChain model: a Norwegian model for calculating environmental impacts of biogas value chains. The International Journal of Life Cycle Assessment. vol. 20 (4).
- (2014) Improving nutrient fixation and dry matter content of an ammonium-rich anaerobic digestion effluent by struvite formation and clay adsorption. Water Science and Technology. vol. 70 (2).
- (2014) Incorporation of fish by-product into the semi-continuous anaerobic co-digestion of pre-treated lignocellulose and cow manure, with recovery of digestate's nutrients. Renewable Energy. vol. 66.
- (2014) Semi-continuous anaerobic co-digestion of cow manure and steam-exploded Salix with recirculation of liquid digestate. Journal of Environmental Management. vol. 136.
- (2014) Methane production and energy evaluation of a farm scaled biogas plant in cold climate area. Bioresource Technology. vol. 169.