Assignment_03-1 - CONCORDIA UNIVERSITY Faculty of...

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CONCORDIA UNIVERSITY Faculty of Engineering and Computer Science ENGR202/4 section R ASSIGNMENT # 03 Submission date and place: In class, April 08, 2010 Total Mark: 10 Question 1. (3 points) A typical Quebec community of 2,500 people or 500 families needs a landfill for the disposal of their day-to-day wastes. The Municipal Solid Waste (MSW) generated by each person per year is estimated to 0.8 ton. The composition of wastes is: Organic waste: 50 % ; Cd containing waste 5%; Cu containing waste 7%; Pb containing waste 23%; Hg containing waste 2%; Ni containing waste 8%; and Fe containing waste 5% in weight . Draw a plan of a compartmental landfill as per the data given below. The landfill capacity should accommodate the wastes for 20 years (the increased waste production during the next 20 years is not significant). The depth of the landfill is set to 5 m. The maximum number of landfill compartments (chambers) will be 4. Indicate the names of the metals in each chamber. Landfill- space requirement for each ton of MSW is 2.6 m
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