A Portable System for Continuous Ammonia Measurement in the Field

dc.contributor.author Gates, Richard
dc.contributor.author Xin, Hongwei
dc.contributor.author Wang, Tong
dc.contributor.author Gates, Richard
dc.contributor.author Wheeler, Eileen
dc.contributor.author Wang, Tong
dc.contributor.author Heber, Albert
dc.contributor.author Ni, Ji-Qin
dc.contributor.author Lim, Teng
dc.contributor.department Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering
dc.date 2018-02-13T04:09:06.000
dc.date.accessioned 2020-06-29T22:31:33Z
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dc.date.copyright Tue Jan 01 00:00:00 UTC 2002
dc.date.embargo 2012-12-13
dc.date.issued 2002-07-01
dc.description.abstract <p>A portable and relatively low-cost monitoring unit (PMU) for continuous measurement of ammonia and carbon dioxide in CAFO (poultry in particular) applications has been developed and partially compared with an EPA-approved measurement method. The PMU utilizes sampling and purging cycles to overcome the sensor saturation characteristic of electro-chemical NH3 sensors. Preliminary comparative results show that performance of the PMU is quite comparable to the sophisticated, highercost, and less portable mobile lab method. For the range of ammonia level typical of commercial poultry buildings, the PMU is expected to produce emission rate data of reasonable quality when combined with properly measured or determined building ventilation rate.</p>
dc.description.comments <p>This is an ASAE Meeting Presentation, Paper No. <a href="http://elibrary.asabe.org/abstract.asp?aid=21755&t=3&dabs=Y&redir=&redirType=" target="_blank">024168</a>.</p>
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dc.subject.disciplines Bioresource and Agricultural Engineering
dc.subject.disciplines Food Science
dc.subject.disciplines Human and Clinical Nutrition
dc.subject.keywords Ammonia Emissions
dc.subject.keywords Concentrated Animal Feeding Operations (CAFOs)
dc.subject.keywords Air Quality
dc.title A Portable System for Continuous Ammonia Measurement in the Field
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