The Design and Development of Environmentally Friendly Biogas Using an Anaerobic Digestion System


  • Kabiru Alhaji Bala* Federal College of Education, Zaria, Kaduna State, Nigeria
  • Ogunlana Yusuf Olayinka Tai Solarin University of Education, Ijagun, Ogun State, Nigeria
  • Maryam Aliyu Federal College of Education, Zaria, Kaduna State, Nigeria


Green energy, biogas, biogas- digester, waste, Catalyst


Communication in Physical Sciences, 2022, 8(4):465-470

Authors: Kabiru Alhaji Bala, Ogunlana Yusuf Olayinka and Maryam Aliyu
Received: 01 May 2022/Accepted 28 September 2022

Abstract: Environmentally friendly biogas can be synthesized using an anaerobic digestion system that is based on the purification of the biogas with some reagents (iron flakes, silica gel, and yeast catalyst). The project design considers four phases namely, the digestion(fermentation) phase, the purification phase, the conservation and the test phase. In the fermentation phase, the decomposition and reaction of micro-organisms take place whereas in the purification stage. consists of three sub-steps, involving a container rich with silica gel, iron chips, and water for the removal of moisture, CO2 and H2S respectively, The conservation stage (the third phase) has an air chamber (tyre tube) for gas storage while the last [hase is the test phase which consists of a
Bunsen burner to test the gas stored in the tube.


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Author Biographies

Kabiru Alhaji Bala*, Federal College of Education, Zaria, Kaduna State, Nigeria

Department of Physics, School of Secondary
Education (Sciences)

Ogunlana Yusuf Olayinka, Tai Solarin University of Education, Ijagun, Ogun State, Nigeria

Department of Physics,

Maryam Aliyu, Federal College of Education, Zaria, Kaduna State, Nigeria

Department of Physics, School of Secondary
Education (Sciences)


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