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A new approach for modelling simultaneous storage and growth processes for activated sludge systems under aerobic conditions
By critically evaluating previous models, a new mechanistic model is developed to describe simultaneous storage and growth processes occurring in activated sludge systems under aerobic conditions.Expand
Respirometric estimation of the oxygen affinity constants for biological ammonium and nitrite oxidation
The nitrification process (ie biological ammonium oxidation to nitrate) is a two-step process with nitrite as an intermediate product. As it is an aerobic process, its kinetics is highly dependent onExpand
Inorganic carbon limitations on nitrification: experimental assessment and modelling.
Nitrification is a two-step process that involves two different biomass populations: ammonia oxidising biomass (AOB) and nitrite oxidising biomass (NOB). Both populations are autotrophic (i.e. theirExpand
Start-up of a nitrification system with automatic control to treat highly concentrated ammonium wastewater : Experimental results and modeling
The start-up of a biological nitrifying system to treat high-strength ammonium wastewater must be done carefully to avoid ammonium or nitrite build-up and subsequent system destabilization due toExpand
Enhanced biological phosphorus removal in a sequencing batch reactor using propionate as the sole carbon source
An enhanced biological phosphorus removal (EBPR) system was developed in a sequencing batch reactor (SBR) using propionate as the sole carbon source. The microbial community was followed usingExpand
Total and stable washout of nitrite oxidizing bacteria from a nitrifying continuous activated sludge system using automatic control based on Oxygen Uptake Rate measurements.
Partial nitrification (ammonium oxidation to nitrite) has gained a lot of interest among researchers in the last years because of its advantages with respect to complete nitrification (ammoniumExpand
Biological nitrogen removal of high-strength ammonium industrial wastewater with two-sludge system.
The biological nitrogen removal (BNR) process is the most common method for removing low quantities of ammonium from wastewater, but this is not the usual treatment for high-strength ammoniumExpand
Systematic identifiability study based on the Fisher Information Matrix for reducing the number of parameters calibration of an activated sludge model
This work proposes a procedure for calibration and validation of complex models by systematically obtaining identifiable parameter subsets according to the available data. Expand
Biological sweetening of energy gases mimics in biotrickling filters.
Removal of hydrogen sulfide from waste and energy-rich gases is required, not only because of environmental health and safety reasons, but also because of operational reasons if such gases have to beExpand
Polyhydroxyalkanoate synthesis using different carbon sources by two enhanced biological phosphorus removal microbial communities
Abstract Polyhydroxyalkanoate (PHA) is a biodegradable plastic synthesised by bacteria as energy and carbon storage material. PHA production is mostly based on pure cultures operated under sterileExpand