Chapter 5. High-Rate Anaerobic Wastewater Treatment

  1. Priv.-Doz. Dr. Hans-Joachim Jördening1 and
  2. Prof. Dr. Josef Winter2
  1. Priv.-Doz. Dr. Hans-Joachim Jördening and
  2. Klaus Buchholz

Published Online: 26 JUL 2005

DOI: 10.1002/3527604286.ch5

Environmental Biotechnology: Concepts and Applications

Environmental Biotechnology: Concepts and Applications

How to Cite

Jördening, H.-J. and Buchholz, K. (2004) High-Rate Anaerobic Wastewater Treatment, in Environmental Biotechnology: Concepts and Applications (eds H.-J. Jördening and J. Winter), Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim, FRG. doi: 10.1002/3527604286.ch5

Editor Information

  1. 1

    Institut für Technische Chemie, Abt. Technologie der Kohlenhydrate, Technische Universität Braunschweig, Langer Kamp 5, 38106 Braunschweig, Germany

  2. 2

    Institut für Ingenieurbiologie und Biotechnologie des Abwassers, Universität Karlsruhe (TH), Am Fasanengarten, Postfach 6980, 76128 Karlsruhe, Germany

Author Information

  1. Institut für Technische Chemie, Abt. Technologie der Kohlenhydrate, Technische Universität Braunschweig, Langer Kamp 5, 38106 Braunschweig, Germany

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 26 JUL 2005
  2. Published Print: 24 NOV 2004

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9783527305858

Online ISBN: 9783527604289

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Keywords:

  • environmental biotechnology;
  • concepts and applications;
  • high-rate anaerobic wastewater treatment;
  • basic principles;
  • biofilm formation;
  • reactor design parameters;
  • reactor operation

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Basic Principles

    • Biofilm Formation

    • Biofilm Characteristics

    • Kinetics and Mass Transfer

      • External Mass Transfer

      • Internal Mass Transfer

    • Support Characteristics

      • Stationary Fixed-film Reactors

      • Fluidized-bed Reactors

  • Reactor Design Parameters

    • Scale-up

    • Support

      • Stationary-bed Reactors

      • Fluidized-bed Reactors

    • Wastewater

      • Solids in Stationary Fixed-film Reactors

      • Solids in Fluidized-bed Reactors

    • Reactor Geometry and Technological Aspects

      • Fixed-bed Reactors

      • Fluidized-bed Reactors

  • Reactor Operation

    • Start-up Procedure

    • Operation Results: Stationary Bed

    • Operational Results: Fluidized-bed Reactors

  • Conclusions

  • References