Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: http://scholarbank.nus.edu.sg/handle/10635/84676
Title: Some observations on organic removal in an SBR
Authors: Ng, W.J. 
Tan, J.C.
Issue Date: 1990
Source: Ng, W.J.,Tan, J.C. (1990). Some observations on organic removal in an SBR. Biological Wastes 33 (3) : 169-179. ScholarBank@NUS Repository.
Abstract: A laboratory-scale sequencing batch reactor was fed with synthetic wastewater based on sucrose to determine the biokinetics of the process. The values of umax and Ks were found to be 0·32 h-1 and 563 mg/litre, respectively, while the yield constant was determined to be 0·656 with a standard deviation of 0·102. COD removal was good. The relationship between the food:microorganisms (F/M) ratio and SVI was explored and results showed that increases in the F/M ratio led to decreases in SVI values. The initial adsorption of substrate was proportional to the amount of biomass in the reactor. Comparisons between changes in MLVSS and Total Viable Count were made and MLVSS was not found to be a good indicator for the viability of organisms in the reactor. © 1990.
Source Title: Biological Wastes
URI: http://scholarbank.nus.edu.sg/handle/10635/84676
ISSN: 02697483
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