[team-spider-ewb] Re: Research Roster
- From: Shangzhuo Jiang <u5020932@xxxxxxxxxx>
- To: team-spider-ewb@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
- Date: Mon, 21 Mar 2011 09:36:08 +1100
Hey guys,this is joey here. How's everyone going? I've looked up some techology exixting in other countries. And i also went through some reports about biodigesters. I think some limitations& efficiency are mentioned in these reports.(including the materials and cost)But we need to add some more for this particular object. But i think i still need to go through some texts in the library to get some more solid evidence and then pick a proprate design. (I am actually thinking of combining different techologies together...) The unfortunate thing is that: i;ve been sick again( maybe i shouldn't say again.....) so....according to my doctor, i must rest at home this time. But, anyway,I will attach the web links below,(some reseash stuff)u guys might want to have a look at today's meeting. I'm really sorry i cannot come today! Plus: who is doing the research on the local material? Please do take a look through the web links, and deside what we can use, thanks! ----- Original Message ----- From: Cameron Simpson <u4840462@xxxxxxxxxx> Date: Friday, March 18, 2011 11:39 am Subject: [team-spider-ewb] Research Roster To: team-spider-ewb@xxxxxxxxxxxxx Hi Everyone, Here is the list of our research topics (rough outline). Joey - will look at existing technology already being used in other countries and theoretical/ new technology. - will pick a suitable design compared with the materials available, and decide how many are needed for the community. - will define the limitations and efficiency of the chosen design. Cameron - will look at micro-organisms already being used in other countries and micro-organisms found locally. - will pick one based on the type of waste it eats, the amount of methane it produces, the temperature range it requires, and the availability/ cost of replacing it. - will define how it interacts with the inner working of the bio-digester. Qi Qi - will look at new and existing technology for capturing/ storing the methane produced and transporting it where needed. - will pick a suitable storage design relative to the materials available and the methane produced. - will suggest an existing cooking method for using the methane. - if the methane produced exceeds the estimated need for cooking with, will suggest other uses for using the methane. Pramod - will find information as to how much waste is available in the area for bio-digesting. - will find information as to what other materials are readily available for use in the area. - will help Edward. Edward - will find information pertaining to the background of the community (i.e. demographic for age, education level, belief systems, etc). - will find information as to the average climate, the range of climate, number of wet days, rainfall, etc. - will define the relevant constraints as to the background of the community (i.e. can women work?, is cow poo sacred?). Remember this needs to be 6 pages long each before April 1st. If anyone has done their allocated research and has not met the required 6 pages they may take some from Joey (as her's will most likely be longer than 6 pages).