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Activated Sludge—Sequencing Batch Reactors

  1. R. L. Irvine1,
  2. P. A. Wilderer2

Published Online: 15 JAN 2003

DOI: 10.1002/0471263397.env111

Encyclopedia of Environmental Microbiology

Encyclopedia of Environmental Microbiology

How to Cite

Irvine, R. L. and Wilderer, P. A. 2003. Activated Sludge—Sequencing Batch Reactors. Encyclopedia of Environmental Microbiology. .

Author Information

  1. 1

    University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, Indiana

  2. 2

    Technical University of Munich, Garching, Germany

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 15 JAN 2003


  • Background

  • The Concept

  • Design and Operation of SBR Plants

  • Sizing of SBRs

  • Experiences

  • Novel Applications for Biofilm and Slurry Systems


  • activated sludge;
  • sequencing batch reactor (SBR) technology;
  • wastewater treatment