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Wastewater, 3. Anaerobic Biological Treatment

  1. Alexander Aivasidis

Published Online: 15 OCT 2011

DOI: 10.1002/14356007.o28_o09

Ullmann's Encyclopedia of Industrial Chemistry

Ullmann's Encyclopedia of Industrial Chemistry

How to Cite

Aivasidis, A. 2011. Wastewater, 3. Anaerobic Biological Treatment. Ullmann's Encyclopedia of Industrial Chemistry. .

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  1. Forschungszentrum Jülich, Jülich, Germany

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 15 OCT 2011

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Abstract

The article contains sections titled:

1.Introduction
2.Basic Principles
3.Thermodynamics
4.Kinetics
5.Mass and Heat Transfer
6.Reactor Design
7.Biomass Retention/Recycling
7.1.The Anaerobic Contact Process
7.2.Upflow Anaerobic Sludge Blanket (UASB) Reactors
7.3.Fixed-Bed Reactors (Anaerobic Filters)
7.4.Fluidized-Bed Reactors
7.5.Fixed-Bed Loop Reactors
7.6.Engineering Considerations
8.Control