hw-1 - Homework Set # 1 CE485, Spring 2005 Homework Due...

Info iconThis preview shows pages 1–2. Sign up to view the full content.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Homework Set # 1 Homework Due Time/Date: 8:30AM, 1 Feb 2006 CE485, Spring 2005 Student Name : ______________________________________________ (Note: Please attach this page to the front of your completed homework.) ____________________________________________________________________________________ 1. Using the data presented in the table below, estimate the as discarded specific weight of typical residential MSW. Use the typical distribution of waste components given in Column 3 of Table 3-4 presented in the text book by Tchbanoglous (in library on reserve). Component % by Weight Moisture Content (%) Dry Weight*, lb Organics Food Waste 9 70 2.7 Paper 34 6 30 Cardboard 6 5 7.7 Plastics 7 2 6.9 Textiles 2 10 1.8 Rubber 0.5 2 0.5 Leather 0.5 10 0.4 Yard Wastes 18.5 60 7.4 Wood 2.0 20 1.6 Misc. Organics -- -- -- Inorganics Glass 8 2 7.8 Tin Cans 6 3 6 Aluminum 0.5 2 0.5 Other Metal 3 3 2.7 Dirt, ash, etc. 3 8 2.8 * Based on as delivered sample weight of 100 lb 2. Using the data presented in the above table, estimate the specific weight of all three
Background image of page 1

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon
Image of page 2
This is the end of the preview. Sign up to access the rest of the document.

This note was uploaded on 07/25/2008 for the course CE 485 taught by Professor Khire during the Spring '07 term at Michigan State University.

Page1 / 2

hw-1 - Homework Set # 1 CE485, Spring 2005 Homework Due...

This preview shows document pages 1 - 2. Sign up to view the full document.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Ask a homework question - tutors are online