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Enhanced biological phosphorus removal and its modeling for the activated sludge and membrane bioreactor processes

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Abstract


  • A modified activated sludge process (ASP) for enhanced biological phosphorus removal (EBPR) needs to

    sustain stable performance for wastewater treatment to avoid eutrophication in the aquatic environment.

    Unfortunately, the overall efficiency of the EBPR in ASPs and membrane bioreactors (MBRs) is frequently

    hindered by different operational/system constraints. Moreover, although phosphorus removal

    data from several wastewater treatment systems are available, a comprehensive mathematical model

    of the process is still lacking. This paper presents a critical review that highlights the core issues of the

    biological phosphorus removal in ASPs and MBRs while discussing the inhibitory process requirements

    for other nutrients’ removal. This mini review also successfully provided an assessment of the available

    models for predicting phosphorus removal in both ASP and MBR systems. The advantages and limitations

    of the existing models were discussed together with the inclusion of few guidelines for their

    improvement.

Authors


  •   Zuthi, M F. R. (external author)
  •   Guo, Wenshan (external author)
  •   Ngo, Hao H. (external author)
  •   Nghiem, Long D. (external author)
  •   Hai, Faisal I.

Publication Date


  • 2013

Citation


  • Zuthi, M. F. R., Guo, W. S., Ngo, H. H., Nghiem, L. D. & Hai, F. I. (2013). Enhanced biological phosphorus removal and its modeling for the activated sludge and membrane bioreactor processes. Bioresource Technology, 139 363-374.

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  • 2-s2.0-84892515653

Ro Full-text Url


  • http://ro.uow.edu.au/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=2049&context=eispapers

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  • http://ro.uow.edu.au/eispapers/1040

Has Global Citation Frequency


Number Of Pages


  • 11

Start Page


  • 363

End Page


  • 374

Volume


  • 139

Place Of Publication


  • Netherlands

Abstract


  • A modified activated sludge process (ASP) for enhanced biological phosphorus removal (EBPR) needs to

    sustain stable performance for wastewater treatment to avoid eutrophication in the aquatic environment.

    Unfortunately, the overall efficiency of the EBPR in ASPs and membrane bioreactors (MBRs) is frequently

    hindered by different operational/system constraints. Moreover, although phosphorus removal

    data from several wastewater treatment systems are available, a comprehensive mathematical model

    of the process is still lacking. This paper presents a critical review that highlights the core issues of the

    biological phosphorus removal in ASPs and MBRs while discussing the inhibitory process requirements

    for other nutrients’ removal. This mini review also successfully provided an assessment of the available

    models for predicting phosphorus removal in both ASP and MBR systems. The advantages and limitations

    of the existing models were discussed together with the inclusion of few guidelines for their

    improvement.

Authors


  •   Zuthi, M F. R. (external author)
  •   Guo, Wenshan (external author)
  •   Ngo, Hao H. (external author)
  •   Nghiem, Long D. (external author)
  •   Hai, Faisal I.

Publication Date


  • 2013

Citation


  • Zuthi, M. F. R., Guo, W. S., Ngo, H. H., Nghiem, L. D. & Hai, F. I. (2013). Enhanced biological phosphorus removal and its modeling for the activated sludge and membrane bioreactor processes. Bioresource Technology, 139 363-374.

Scopus Eid


  • 2-s2.0-84892515653

Ro Full-text Url


  • http://ro.uow.edu.au/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=2049&context=eispapers

Ro Metadata Url


  • http://ro.uow.edu.au/eispapers/1040

Has Global Citation Frequency


Number Of Pages


  • 11

Start Page


  • 363

End Page


  • 374

Volume


  • 139

Place Of Publication


  • Netherlands