Investigating wastewater modelling as a tool to predict anaerobic decomposition and biogas yield of abattoir effluent

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McCabe, Bernadette K., Hamawand, Ihsan and Baillie, Craig. 2013. "Investigating wastewater modelling as a tool to predict anaerobic decomposition and biogas yield of abattoir effluent." Journal of Environmental Chemical Engineering. 1 (4), pp. 1375-1379. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jece.2013.07.015
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Investigating wastewater modelling as a tool to predict anaerobic decomposition and biogas yield of abattoir effluent

ERA Journal ID200987
Article CategoryArticle
AuthorsMcCabe, Bernadette K. (Author), Hamawand, Ihsan (Author) and Baillie, Craig (Author)
Journal TitleJournal of Environmental Chemical Engineering
Journal Citation1 (4), pp. 1375-1379
Number of Pages5
Year2013
Place of PublicationAmsterdam, Netherlands
ISSN2213-3437
Digital Object Identifier (DOI)https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jece.2013.07.015
Abstract

Due to the high strength nature of abattoir wastewater, the accumulation of crusts on anaerobic ponds is a systemic problem in the red meat processing industry in Australia and can limit the ability to accurately obtain biogas measurements. In this study, BioWin was used to simulate chemical oxygen demand (COD) removal rates and subsequent biogas production rate based on field data from two abattoirs where crust accumulation was an issue. BioWin is a Microsoft Windows-based simulator developed by EnviroSim Associates Ltd, which has seen use in the design and optimisation of wastewater treatment plants. In assessing overall anaerobic decomposition efficiency it was hypothesised that a large percentage of influent COD was present as a surface crust which remained largely unbiodegradable. Field data effluent COD removal rates were matched to simulated rates predicted by BioWin when measured influent COD was reduced to 30% (absolute relative error of 11–14%), thus supporting the notion that a significant portion of COD is not taking part in the anaerobic digestion process. The simulation provides a preliminary assessment of pond performance in terms of COD removal rates and also subsequent biogas production rates. BioWin was able to predict approximate biogas production rates ranging between 113 to 173 m3/d and 52 m3/d for the two abattoirs investigated. Further work to validate simulation using BioWin includes obtaining actual biogas measurements and performing COD measurement of crust.

KeywordsBioWin; slaughterhouse wastewater; covered anaerobic pond; treatment efficiency; biogas
ANZSRC Field of Research 2020401199. Environmental engineering not elsewhere classified
410303. Bioremediation
400411. Water treatment processes
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Institution of OriginUniversity of Southern Queensland
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Chen, Guangnan, Sandell, Gary and Baillie, Craig. 2015. "Reducing energy use and costs in agriculture." Global Journal of Energy Technology Research Updates. 2 (2), pp. 33-38. https://doi.org/10.15377/2409-5818.2015.02.02.1
Review of pre-treatments used in anaerobic digestion and their potential application in high-fat cattle slaughterhouse wastewater
Harris, Peter W. and McCabe, Bernadette K.. 2015. "Review of pre-treatments used in anaerobic digestion and their potential application in high-fat cattle slaughterhouse wastewater." Applied Energy. 155, pp. 560-575. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.apenergy.2015.06.026
Issues related to waste sewage sludge drying under superheated steam
Hamawand, Ihsan, da Silva, Wilton Pereira, Eberhard, Friederike and Antille, Diogenes L.. 2015. "Issues related to waste sewage sludge drying under superheated steam." Polish Journal of Chemical Technology. 17 (4), pp. 5-14. https://doi.org/10.1515/pjct-2015-0062
Alternative energy sources for cotton production in Australia
Chen, Guangnan, Sandell, Gary and Baillie, Craig. 2014. "Alternative energy sources for cotton production in Australia." 18th World Congress of the International Commission of Agriculture and Biosystems Engineering (CIGR 2014): Upgrading the Quality of our Life. Beijing, China 16 - 19 Sep 2014 Kyoto, Japan.
Improving energy efficiency in agriculture
Chen, Guangnan, Sandell, Gary and Baillie, Craig. 2014. "Improving energy efficiency in agriculture." 18th World Congress of the International Commission of Agriculture and Biosystems Engineering (CIGR 2014): Upgrading the Quality of our Life. Beijing, China 16 - 19 Sep 2014 Kyoto, Japan.
Growing algae using water from coal seam gas industry and harvesting using an innovative technique: a review and a potential
Hamawand, Ihsan, Yusaf, Talal and Hamawand, Sara. 2014. "Growing algae using water from coal seam gas industry and harvesting using an innovative technique: a review and a potential." Fuel: the science and technology of fuel and energy. 117 (Part A), pp. 422-430. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.fuel.2013.09.040
Anaerobic digestion and biogas potential: simulation of lab and industrial-scale processes
Hamawand, Ihsan and Baillie, Craig. 2015. "Anaerobic digestion and biogas potential: simulation of lab and industrial-scale processes." Energies. 8 (1), pp. 454-474. https://doi.org/10.3390/en8010454
Anaerobic digestion process and bio-energy in meat industry: a review and a potential
Hamawand, Ihsan. 2015. "Anaerobic digestion process and bio-energy in meat industry: a review and a potential." Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews. 44, pp. 37-51. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.rser.2014.12.009
An assessment of sugarcane yield monitoring concepts and techniques from commercial yield monitoring systems
Jensen, T. A., Baillie, C., Bramley, R. G. V. and Panitz, J. H.. 2013. "An assessment of sugarcane yield monitoring concepts and techniques from commercial yield monitoring systems." International Sugar Journal: a technical and commercial periodical devoted entirely to the sugar and sweetener industry. 115 (1369), pp. 53-57.
Coals seam gas (CSG) in agriculture - a review: technical and market analysis for Australia
Yusaf, Talal, Hamawand, Ihsan, Schmidt, Erik, Binnie, James, Rees, Steven and Chakrabarty, Sayan. 2014. "Coals seam gas (CSG) in agriculture - a review: technical and market analysis for Australia ." Sustainable Energy Technologies and Assessments. 8, pp. 149-158. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.seta.2014.08.005
Direct reaction of silicon with ethyl chloride in a fluidized bed reactor
Hamawand, Ihsan, Mohammed, Thamer and Jalhoom, Moayyed G.. 2009. "Direct reaction of silicon with ethyl chloride in a fluidized bed reactor." International Journal of Chemical Reactor Engineering. 7. https://doi.org/10.2202/1542-6580.1869
A liquid diffusion model to describe drying of whole bananas using boundary-fitted coordinates
da Silva, Wilton Pereira, Hamawand, Ihsan and e Silva, Cleide M.D.P.S.. 2014. "A liquid diffusion model to describe drying of whole bananas using boundary-fitted coordinates." Journal of Food Engineering. 137, pp. 32-38. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jfoodeng.2014.03.029
Description of seedless grape drying and determination of drying rate
da Silva, Wilton Pereira, do Nascimento, Pedro Luiz, e Silva, Cleide Maria Diniz Pereira da Silva, Gomes, Josivanda Palmeira and Hamawand, Ihsan. 2014. "Description of seedless grape drying and determination of drying rate." Journal of Agricultural Studies. 2 (2), pp. 1-10.
Developing life cycle inventory for life cycle assessment of Australian cotton
Chen, Guangnan, Baillie, Craig, Eady, Sandra and Grant, Tim. 2013. "Developing life cycle inventory for life cycle assessment of Australian cotton." Grant, Tim (ed.) 8th Australian Life Cycle Assessment Conference (ALCAS 2013): Pathways to Greening Global Markets. Sydney, Australia 16 - 18 Jul 2013 Sydney, Australia.
Effect of colloidal particles associated with the liquid bridge in sticking during drying in superheated steam
Hamawand, I.. 2011. "Effect of colloidal particles associated with the liquid bridge in sticking during drying in superheated steam." International Journal of Engineering, Transactions B: Applications. 24 (2), pp. 119-126.
Coal seam gas and associated water: a review paper
Hamawand, Ihsan, Yusaf, Talal and Hamawand, Sara. 2013. "Coal seam gas and associated water: a review paper." Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews. 22, pp. 550-560. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.rser.2013.02.030
Study and modelling drying of banana slices under superheated steam
Hamawand, Ihsan, Yusaf, Talal and Bennett, John. 2014. "Study and modelling drying of banana slices under superheated steam." Asia Pacific Journal of Chemical Engineering. 9 (4), pp. 591-603. https://doi.org/10.1002/apj.1788
Assessing a new approach to covered anaerobic pond design in the treatment of abattoir wastewater
McCabe, B. K., Harris, P., Baillie, C., Pittaway, P. and Yusaf, T.. 2013. "Assessing a new approach to covered anaerobic pond design in the treatment of abattoir wastewater." Australian Journal of Multi-Disciplinary Engineering. 10 (1), pp. 81-93. https://doi.org/10.7158/N12-AE07.2013.10.1.
The effect of methanol-diesel blended ratio on CI engine performance
Yusaf, T., Hamawand, I., Baker, P. and Najafi, G.. 2013. "The effect of methanol-diesel blended ratio on CI engine performance." International Journal of Automotive and Mechanical Engineering. 8 (1), pp. 1385-1395. https://doi.org/10.15282/ijame.8.2013.26.0114
Effect of compressed natural gas mixing on the engine performance and emissions
Yusaf, T., Baker, P., Hamawand, I. and Noor, M. M.. 2013. "Effect of compressed natural gas mixing on the engine performance and emissions." International Journal of Automotive and Mechanical Engineering. 8 (1), pp. 1416-1429.
Particles motion in a cascading rotary drum dryer
Hamawand, Ihsan and Yusaf, Talal. 2014. "Particles motion in a cascading rotary drum dryer." Canadian Journal of Chemical Engineering. 92 (4), pp. 648-662. https://doi.org/10.1002/cjce.21845
Recycling of waste engine oils using a new washing agent
Hamawand, Ihsan, Yusaf, Talal and Rafat, Sardasht. 2013. "Recycling of waste engine oils using a new washing agent." Energies. 6 (2), pp. 1023-1049. https://doi.org/10.3390/en6021023
Drying steps under superheated steam: a review and modeling
Hamawand, Ihsan. 2013. "Drying steps under superheated steam: a review and modeling." Energy and Environment Research. 3 (2), pp. 107-125. https://doi.org/10.5539/eer.v3n2p107
A case study for biogas generation from covered anaerobic ponds treating abattoir wastewater: investigation of pond performance and potential biogas production
McCabe, Bernadette K., Hamawand, Ihsan, Harris, Peter, Baillie, Craig and Yusaf, Talal. 2014. "A case study for biogas generation from covered anaerobic ponds treating abattoir wastewater: investigation of pond performance and potential biogas production." Applied Energy. 114, pp. 798-808. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.apenergy.2013.10.020
Development of EnergyCalc - a tool to assess cotton on-farm energy uses
Chen, Guangnan and Baillie, Craig. 2007. Development of EnergyCalc - a tool to assess cotton on-farm energy uses. Toowoomba, Australia. University of Southern Queensland.
Opportunities to enhance energy efficiency and minimise greenhouse gases in Queensland's intensive agricultural sector
Chen, Guangnan, Kupke, Paul and Baillie, Craig. 2008. Opportunities to enhance energy efficiency and minimise greenhouse gases in Queensland's intensive agricultural sector. Toowoomba, Australia. University of Southern Queensland.
Energy and carbon accounting case study on Keytah (NEC0901)
Baillie, Craig. 2009. Energy and carbon accounting case study on Keytah (NEC0901) . Toowoomba, Australia. University of Southern Queensland.
Within block spatial variation in CCS: another potentially important consideration in the application of precision agriculture to sugarcane production
Bramley, R. G. V., Panitz, J. H., Jensen, T. A. and Baillie, C. P.. 2012. "Within block spatial variation in CCS: another potentially important consideration in the application of precision agriculture to sugarcane production." Bruce, R. C. (ed.) 34th Annual Conference of the Australian Society of Sugar Cane Technologists (ASSCT 2012). Palm Cove, Australia 01 - 04 May 2012 Mackay, Australia.
An assessment of sugarcane yield monitoring concepts and techniques from commercial yield monitoring systems
Jensen, T. A., Baillie, C., Bramley, R. G. V. and Panitz, J. H.. 2012. "An assessment of sugarcane yield monitoring concepts and techniques from commercial yield monitoring systems." Bruce, R. C. (ed.) 34th Annual Conference of the Australian Society of Sugar Cane Technologists (ASSCT 2012). Palm Cove, Australia 01 - 04 May 2012 Mackay, Australia.
Sustainable biomass supply chain for the Mallee woody crop industry
Schmidt, Erik, Giles, Rick, Davis, Rod, Baillie, Craig, Jensen, Troy, Sandell, Gary and Norris, Chris. 2012. Sustainable biomass supply chain for the Mallee woody crop industry. Canberra, Australia. Rural Industries Research and Development Corporation.
Preliminary evaluation of shape and colour image sensing for automated weed identification in sugarcane
McCarthy, Cheryl, Rees, Steven and Baillie, Craig. 2012. "Preliminary evaluation of shape and colour image sensing for automated weed identification in sugarcane." Bruce, R. C. (ed.) 34th Annual Conference of the Australian Society of Sugar Cane Technologists (ASSCT 2012). Palm Cove, Australia 01 - 04 May 2012 Australia.
Opportunities for reducing on-farm energy use and greenhouse gas emissions in sugarcane
Baillie, Craig and Chen, Guangnan. 2012. "Opportunities for reducing on-farm energy use and greenhouse gas emissions in sugarcane." Bruce, R. C. (ed.) 34th Annual Conference of the Australian Society of Sugar Cane Technologists (ASSCT 2012). Palm Cove, Australia 01 - 04 May 2012 Mackay, Australia.
Review of precision irrigation technologies and their application
Smith, R. J., Baillie, J. N., McCarthy, A. C., Raine, S. R. and Baillie, C. P.. 2010. Review of precision irrigation technologies and their application. Toowoomba, Australia. University of Southern Queensland.
Promoting asynchronous interactivity of recorded lectures in blended learning environments
McCabe, Bernadette K. and Hobohm, Carola. 2012. "Promoting asynchronous interactivity of recorded lectures in blended learning environments." Brown, M., Hartnett, M. and Stewart, T. M. (ed.) 29th Annual Conference of the Australasian Society for Computers in Learning in Tertiary Education (ASCILITE 2012). Wellington, New Zealand 25 - 28 Nov 2012 Gold Coast, Australia.
Opportunities for reducing on-farm energy use and greenhouse gas emissions in sugarcane
Baillie, Craig and Chen, Guangnan. 2012. "Opportunities for reducing on-farm energy use and greenhouse gas emissions in sugarcane." International Sugar Journal: a technical and commercial periodical devoted entirely to the sugar and sweetener industry. 114 (1366), pp. 725-730.
Potential technologies to measure sugarcane quality in the field
Nawi, Nazmi Mat, Chen, Guangnan, Jensen, Troy and Baillie, Craig. 2012. "Potential technologies to measure sugarcane quality in the field." 2012 International Conference of Agricultural Engineering (CIGR-AgEng 2012). Valencia, Spain 08 - 12 Jul 2012 Valencia, Spain.
Prediction of sugar content along the height of sugarcane internodes using VisNIR
Nawi, Nazmi Mat, Chen, Guangnan, Jensen, Troy and Baillie, Craig. 2012. "Prediction of sugar content along the height of sugarcane internodes using VisNIR." 2012 International Conference of Agricultural Engineering (CIGR-AgEng 2012). Valencia, Spain 08 - 12 Jul 2012 Valencia, Spain.
An integrated approach to the use of complementary visual learning tools in an undergraduate microbiology class
McCabe, Bernadette. 2011. "An integrated approach to the use of complementary visual learning tools in an undergraduate microbiology class." Journal of Biological Education. 45 (4), pp. 236-243. https://doi.org/10.1080/00219266.2010.549496
Development and evaluation of a prototype precision spot spray system using image analysis to target guinea grass in sugarcane
Rees, S. J., McCarthy, C. L., Baillie, C. P., Burgos-Artizzu, X. P. and Dunn, M. T.. 2011. "Development and evaluation of a prototype precision spot spray system using image analysis to target guinea grass in sugarcane." Australian Journal of Multi-Disciplinary Engineering. 8 (2), pp. 97-106.
Monitoring the performance of covered anaerobic ponds in the treatment of abattoir waste
McCabe, B. K., Pittaway, P., Baillie, C. and Harris, P.. 2011. "Monitoring the performance of covered anaerobic ponds in the treatment of abattoir waste." Banhazi, T., Saunders, C. and Hegarty, R. (ed.) SEAg 2011: Diverse Challenges, Innovative Solutions. Gold Coast, Australia 29 - 30 Sep 2011 Canberra, Australia.
Transferring technology of measuring sugarcane quality from the laboratory to the field: what is possible?
Nawi, Nazmi Mat, Chen, Guangnan, Jensen, Troy and Baillie, Craig. 2011. "Transferring technology of measuring sugarcane quality from the laboratory to the field: what is possible?" Banhazi, T., Saunders, C. and Hegarty, R. (ed.) SEAg 2011: Diverse Challenges, Innovative Solutions. Gold Coast, Australia 29 - 30 Sep 2011 Canberra, Australia.
The application of spectroscopic methods to predict sugarcane quality based on stalk cross-sectional scanning
Nawi, Nazmi Mat, Jensen, Troy, Chen, Guangnan and Baillie, Craig. 2011. "The application of spectroscopic methods to predict sugarcane quality based on stalk cross-sectional scanning." Banhazi, T., Saunders, C. and Hegarty, R. (ed.) SEAg 2011: Diverse Challenges, Innovative Solutions. Gold Coast, Australia 29 - 30 Sep 2011 Canberra, Australia.
Energy, greenhouse gas emissions and irrigated agriculture
Baillie, C. P. and Chen, G.. 2011. "Energy, greenhouse gas emissions and irrigated agriculture." Banhazi, T., Saunders, C. and Hegarty, R. (ed.) SEAg 2011: Diverse Challenges, Innovative Solutions. Gold Coast, Australia 29 - 30 Sep 2011 Canberra, Australia.
Scientists in schools – a case study
McCabe, Bernadette K. and Weber, Hellen. 2010. "Scientists in schools – a case study." The Queensland Science Teacher. 36 (4), pp. 28-31.
Growth and characterisation of Chlorella vulgaris under increased lipid culture regimes
Harris, Peter, McCabe, Bernadette K. and Pittaway, Pam. 2010. "Growth and characterisation of Chlorella vulgaris under increased lipid culture regimes." Goh, Steven C. and Wang, Hao (ed.) 2010 Southern Region Engineering Conference (SREC 2010). Toowoomba, Australia 11 - 12 Nov 2010 Toowoomba, Australia.
Strategies for maximising sugarcane yield with limited water - improving irrigation system performance and crop response
Baillie, Craig Peter. 2008. Strategies for maximising sugarcane yield with limited water - improving irrigation system performance and crop response. Saarbrucken, Germany. VDM Verlag Dr. Muller.
Sweetening a bitter pill: educational strategies supporting the foundation sciences in first year nursing
McCabe, Bernadette K.. 2009. "Sweetening a bitter pill: educational strategies supporting the foundation sciences in first year nursing." Mortimer, Kelly (ed.) 12th Pacific Rim First Year in Higher Education Conference (FYHE 2009). Townsville, Australia 29 Jun - 01 Jul 2009 Brisbane, Australia.
Immobilization of monocentric and polycentric types of anaerobic chytrid fungi in Ca-alginate
McCabe, Bernadette K., Kuek, Clem, Gordon, Geoffrey L. R. and Phillips, Michael W.. 2001. "Immobilization of monocentric and polycentric types of anaerobic chytrid fungi in Ca-alginate ." Enzyme and Microbial Technology. 29 (2-3), pp. 144-149. https://doi.org/10.1016/S0141-0229(01)00367-2
Introducing wine science in the high school curriculum: a teacher's workshop
McCabe, Bernadette K.. 2007. "Introducing wine science in the high school curriculum: a teacher's workshop." Burton, Tracey (ed.) 9th Biennial Chemical Education Conference (CHEMED 2007): Where Chemical Agents Bond. Auckland, New Zealand 01 - 04 Jul 2007 Auckland, New Zealand.
Assessing various techniques to monitor yield in sugarcane
Jensen, T. A., Fokkema, B. and Baillie, C.. 2011. "Assessing various techniques to monitor yield in sugarcane ." Banhazi, T., Saunders, C. and Hegarty, R. (ed.) SEAg 2011: Diverse Challenges, Innovative Solutions. Gold Coast, Australia 29 - 30 Sep 2011 Canberra, Australia.
Energy uses for cotton ginning in Australia
Ismail, Siti A., Chen, Guangnan, Baillie, Craig and Symes, Troy. 2011. "Energy uses for cotton ginning in Australia." Biosystems Engineering. 109 (2), pp. 140-147. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.biosystemseng.2011.02.010
Machine vision-based weed spot spraying: a review and where next for sugarcane?
McCarthy, Cheryl, Rees, Steven and Baillie, Craig. 2010. "Machine vision-based weed spot spraying: a review and where next for sugarcane?" Bruce, R. C. (ed.) 32nd Annual Conference of the Australian Society of Sugar Cane Technologists (ASSCT 2010). Bundaberg, Australia 11 - 14 May 2010 Australia.
Energy usage for cotton ginning in Australia
Ismail, S. A., Chen, G., Baillie, C. and Symes, T.. 2010. "Energy usage for cotton ginning in Australia." 17th World Congress of the International Commission of Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering (CIGR 2010): Sustainable Biosystems Through Engineering. Quebec City, Canada 13 - 17 Jun 2010 Quebec City, Canada.
Identifying threshold concepts specific to science learning in nursing and the development of teaching approaches to facilitate their crossing
McCabe, Bernadette K.. 2010. "Identifying threshold concepts specific to science learning in nursing and the development of teaching approaches to facilitate their crossing." 3rd Biennial Threshold Concepts Symposium: Exploring Transformative Dimensions of Threshold Concepts. Sydney, Australia 01 - 02 Jul 2010 Sydney, Australia.
Precision agriculture technologies - relevance and application to sugarcane production
Davis, R. J., Baillie, Craig and Schmidt, Erik. 2009. "Precision agriculture technologies - relevance and application to sugarcane production." Banhazi, T. M. and Saunders, C. (ed.) SEAg 2009: Agricultural Technologies In a Changing Climate. Brisbane, Australia 13 - 16 Sep 2009 Brisbane, Australia.
Managing direct energy use now and in the future
Baillie, Craig Peter and Pyke, Bruce. 2010. "Managing direct energy use now and in the future." 15th Australian Cotton Conference: Fashioning the Future. Broadbeach, Qld, Australia 10 - 12 Aug 2010 Narrabri, NSW, Australia.
School-scientist partnerships: what makes them tick? A case study from the CSIRO scientists in schools program
McCabe, Bernadette K., Weber, Hellen and Pezaro, Charlotte. 2011. "School-scientist partnerships: what makes them tick? A case study from the CSIRO scientists in schools program." 1st international Conference of STEM in Education. Brisbane, Australia 26 - 27 Nov 2010 Brisbane, Australia.
Tablet PCs as a catalyst to pedagogical innovation: a case study in microbiology
McCabe, Bernadette K.. 2010. "Tablet PCs as a catalyst to pedagogical innovation: a case study in microbiology." 5th International Inquiring Pedagogies Conference: Conceptualising Impact: Exploring the Effectiveness of Practice Through Pedagogic Research (iPED 2010). Coventry, United Kingdom 15 - 16 Sep 2010 Coventry, United Kingdom.
Assessment of sugarcane yield monitoring technology for precision agriculture
Jensen, T., Baillie, C., Bramley, R., Di Bella, L., Whiteing, C. and Davis, R.. 2010. "Assessment of sugarcane yield monitoring technology for precision agriculture." Bruce, R. C. (ed.) 32nd Annual Conference of the Australian Society of Sugar Cane Technologists (ASSCT 2010). Bundaberg, Australia 11 - 14 May 2010 Brisbane, Australia.
Microalgae as alternative fuel for compression ignition (CI) Engines
Allwayzy, S. H., Yusaf, T., McCabe, B., Pittaway, P. and Aravinthan, V.. 2010. "Microalgae as alternative fuel for compression ignition (CI) Engines." Goh, Steven C. and Wang, Hao (ed.) 2010 Southern Region Engineering Conference (SREC 2010). Toowoomba, Australia 11 - 12 Nov 2010 Toowoomba, Australia.
Energy and greenhouse gas emissions of Australian cotton: from field to fabric
Khabbaz, Borzoo Ghareei, Chen, Guangnan and Baillie, Craig. 2010. "Energy and greenhouse gas emissions of Australian cotton: from field to fabric." 17th World Congress of the International Commission of Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering (CIGR 2010): Sustainable Biosystems Through Engineering. Quebec City, Canada 13 - 17 Jun 2010 Quebec, Canada.
Evaluation of energy usage for cotton ginning processes
Ismail, Siti Amni, Chen, Guangnan, Baillie, Craig and Symes, Troy. 2009. "Evaluation of energy usage for cotton ginning processes." Banhazi, T. M. and Saunders, C. (ed.) SEAg 2009: Agricultural Technologies In a Changing Climate. Brisbane, Australia 13 - 16 Sep 2009 Brisbane, Queensland.
Agricultural applications: energy uses and audits
Chen, Guangnan and Baillie, Craig. 2009. "Agricultural applications: energy uses and audits." Capehart, Barney L. (ed.) Encyclopedia of Energy Engineering and Technology. London, United Kingdom. Taylor & Francis. pp. 1-5
Using a tablet PC in bioscience instruction amongst diverse student cohorts
McCabe, Bernadette K.. 2009. "Using a tablet PC in bioscience instruction amongst diverse student cohorts." Franke, Katharina (ed.) 2009 Australasian Tablets in Education Conference. Clayton, Australia 03 - 04 Dec 2009 Melbourne, Australia.
Ready, set, go...- flexible package supporting the biophysical sciences in first year nursing
McCabe, Bernadette K.. 2009. "Ready, set, go...- flexible package supporting the biophysical sciences in first year nursing." Kift, Sally (ed.) ALTC First Year Experience Curriculum Design Symposium 2009. Brisbane, Australia 05 - 06 Feb 2009 Brisbane, Australia.
Development of a prototype precision spot spray system using image analysis and plant identification technology
Rees, Steven, McCarthy, Cheryl, Artizzu, X. P. B., Baillie, Craig and Dunn, Mark. 2009. "Development of a prototype precision spot spray system using image analysis and plant identification technology." Banhazi, T. M. and Saunders, C. (ed.) SEAg 2009: Agricultural Technologies In a Changing Climate. Brisbane, Australia 13 - 16 Sep 2009 Brisbane, Australia.
A methodology for on farm energy assessment
Baillie, Craig Peter and Chen, Guangnan. 2009. "A methodology for on farm energy assessment." 2009 RIRDC Life Cycle Assessment Workshop. Canberra, Australia 13 May 2009 Barton, A.C.T..
Evaluating on-farm energy performance in agriculture
Chen, Guangnan, Baillie, Craig Peter and Kupke, Paul. 2009. "Evaluating on-farm energy performance in agriculture." Australian Journal of Multi-Disciplinary Engineering. 7 (1), pp. 55-62.
A web-based system for scheduling irrigation in sugarcane
Inman-Bamber, N. G., Attard, S. J., Verrall, S. A., Webb, W. A. and Baillie, C.. 2007. "A web-based system for scheduling irrigation in sugarcane." 2007 International Society of Sugar Cane Technologists Congress. Durban, South Africa Mauritius.
Understanding irrigation decisions: from enterprise planning to the paddock
Montagu, Kelvin, Thomas, Ben, Thomas, Geoff, Christen, Evan, Hornbuckle, John, Baillie, Craig, Linehan, Chris, Smith, Peter, Gallo, Fabian, North, Sam, Meyer, Wayne, Stirzaker, Richard and Cornish, Peter. 2006. Understanding irrigation decisions: from enterprise planning to the paddock. Canberra, Australia. Land and Water Australia.
Forecasting water allocations for Bundaberg sugarcane farmers
Everingham, Yvette, Baillie, Craig, Inman-Bamber, Geoff and Baillie, Justine. 2008. "Forecasting water allocations for Bundaberg sugarcane farmers." Climate Research. 36 (3), pp. 231-239. https://doi.org/10.3354/cr00743
Reducing energy input costs and associated greenhouse gas emissions in cotton
Baillie, Craig Peter and Chen, Guangnan. 2008. "Reducing energy input costs and associated greenhouse gas emissions in cotton." 14th Australian Cotton Conference: New Beginnings – Cotton in a Climate of Change. Gold Coast, Australia 12 - 14 Aug 2008 Narrabri, NSW, Australia.
Development of a framework and tool to assess on-farm energy uses of cotton production
Chen, Guangnan and Baillie, Craig. 2009. "Development of a framework and tool to assess on-farm energy uses of cotton production." Energy Conversion and Management. 50 (5), pp. 1256-1263. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.enconman.2009.01.022
Under the microscope: from bugs to the class room
McCabe, Bernadette K.. 2007. "Under the microscope: from bugs to the class room." Fogarty, Roderick (ed.) 3rd International Conference on Pedagogies and Learning. Brisbane, Australia 26 - 28 Sep 2007 Toowoomba, Australia.
Evaporation, seepage and water quality management in storage dams: a review of research methods
Craig, Ian, Aravinthan, Vasantha, Baillie, Craig Peter, Beswick, Alan, Barnes, Geoff, Bradbury, Ron, Connell, Luke, Cooper, Paul, Fellows, Christopher, Fitzmaurice, Li, Foley, Joseph P., Hancock, Nigel, Lamb, David, Morrison, Pippa, Mossad, Ruth, Misra, R. K., Pittaway, Pam, Prime, Emma, Rees, Steve, ..., Turnbull, David. 2007. "Evaporation, seepage and water quality management in storage dams: a review of research methods." Environmental Health. 7 (3), pp. 84-97.
Parallels of lived experiences in learning: a scientist learning qualitative research and nurses learning science
McCabe, Bernadette K.. 2007. "Parallels of lived experiences in learning: a scientist learning qualitative research and nurses learning science." International Journal of Pedagogies and Learning. 3 (1), pp. 13-20.
Production of B-glucosidase using immobilised Piromyces sp. KSX1 and Orpinomyces sp. 478P1 in repeat-batch culture
McCabe, Bernadette K., Kuek, Clem, Gordon, Geoffrey L. R. and Phillips, Michael W.. 2003. "Production of B-glucosidase using immobilised Piromyces sp. KSX1 and Orpinomyces sp. 478P1 in repeat-batch culture." Journal of Industrial Microbiology and Biotechnology. 30 (4), pp. 205-209. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10295-003-0033-5
Strategies for maximising sugarcane yield with limited water in the Bundaberg district
Baillie, Craig Peter. 2004. Strategies for maximising sugarcane yield with limited water in the Bundaberg district. Masters Thesis Master of Engineering. University of Southern Queensland.
Strategies for maximizing sugarcane yield with limited water in the Bundaberg district
Baillie, Craig Peter and Raine, Steven R.. 2005. "Strategies for maximizing sugarcane yield with limited water in the Bundaberg district." Annual Australian National Committee on Irrigation and Drainage (ANCID) Conference. Mildura, Australia 23 - 26 Oct 2005 Mildura, Australia.