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A mathematical model for the biological treatment of wastewater

Journal Article


Abstract


  • We investigate a model for the activated sludge process. The reactor configuration consists of a single aerated reactor attached to a settling unit. The biochemical processes occurring within the biological reactor is a slimmed-down version of the activated model number 1. The resulting model contains five state variables. We investigate how the stable steady-state solutions of the model depend upon the residence time. From the steady-state solutions we investigate three important process variables: the chemical oxygen demand, the mixed liquor suspended solids, and the total suspended solids.

UOW Authors


  •   Nelson, Mark
  •   Msmali, Ahmed Hussein (external author)

Publication Date


  • 2018

Citation


  • Nelson, M. Ian. & Msmali, A. (2018). A mathematical model for the biological treatment of wastewater. Lecture Notes in Engineering and Computer Science, 2235 81-86. London, United Kingdom Proceedings of the World Congress on Engineering 2018 Volume I

Scopus Eid


  • 2-s2.0-85065726420

Number Of Pages


  • 5

Start Page


  • 81

End Page


  • 86

Volume


  • 2235

Place Of Publication


  • Hong Kong

Abstract


  • We investigate a model for the activated sludge process. The reactor configuration consists of a single aerated reactor attached to a settling unit. The biochemical processes occurring within the biological reactor is a slimmed-down version of the activated model number 1. The resulting model contains five state variables. We investigate how the stable steady-state solutions of the model depend upon the residence time. From the steady-state solutions we investigate three important process variables: the chemical oxygen demand, the mixed liquor suspended solids, and the total suspended solids.

UOW Authors


  •   Nelson, Mark
  •   Msmali, Ahmed Hussein (external author)

Publication Date


  • 2018

Citation


  • Nelson, M. Ian. & Msmali, A. (2018). A mathematical model for the biological treatment of wastewater. Lecture Notes in Engineering and Computer Science, 2235 81-86. London, United Kingdom Proceedings of the World Congress on Engineering 2018 Volume I

Scopus Eid


  • 2-s2.0-85065726420

Number Of Pages


  • 5

Start Page


  • 81

End Page


  • 86

Volume


  • 2235

Place Of Publication


  • Hong Kong