11. Mechanical Pretreatment-Assisted Biological Processes

  1. Etienne Paul3,4,5,6,7 and
  2. Yu Liu8
  1. Hélène Carrère1,
  2. Damien J. Batstone2 and
  3. Etienne Paul3,4,5,6,7

Published Online: 1 JUN 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118309643.ch11

Biological Sludge Minimization and Biomaterials/Bioenergy Recovery Technologies

Biological Sludge Minimization and Biomaterials/Bioenergy Recovery Technologies

How to Cite

Carrère, H., Batstone, D. J. and Paul, E. (2012) Mechanical Pretreatment-Assisted Biological Processes, in Biological Sludge Minimization and Biomaterials/Bioenergy Recovery Technologies (eds E. Paul and Y. Liu), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9781118309643.ch11

Editor Information

  1. 3

    Université de Toulouse, Toulouse, France

  2. 4

    INSA, UPS, INP, Toulouse, France

  3. 5

    LISBP, 135 Avenue de Rangueil, F-31077 Toulouse, France

  4. 6

    INRA, UMR792, Ingénierie des Systèmes Biologiques et des Procédés, F-31400 Toulouse, France

  5. 7

    CNRS, UMR5504, F-31400, Toulouse, France

  6. 8

    Division of Environmental and Water Resources Engineering, School of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore

Author Information

  1. 1

    INRA, UR050, Laboratoire de Biotechnologie de l'Environnement, Narbonne, France

  2. 2

    INRA, UR050, Advanced Water Management Centre, The University of Queensland, Brisbane St Lucia, Queensland, Australia

  3. 3

    Université de Toulouse, Toulouse, France

  4. 4

    INSA, UPS, INP, Toulouse, France

  5. 5

    LISBP, 135 Avenue de Rangueil, F-31077 Toulouse, France

  6. 6

    INRA, UMR792, Ingénierie des Systèmes Biologiques et des Procédés, F-31400 Toulouse, France

  7. 7

    CNRS, UMR5504, F-31400, Toulouse, France

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 1 JUN 2012
  2. Published Print: 15 JUN 2012

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470768822

Online ISBN: 9781118309643

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Keywords:

  • mechanical pretreatment-assisted biological processes, shear to fluid;
  • sludge disintegration and cell lysis, and chemical transformation;
  • sludge pretreatment, rate vs. extent of degradation;
  • lysis centrifuge, centrifuge combined with mechanical homogenization;
  • mechanical treatment combined with activated sludge

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Mechanisms of Mechanical Pretreatment

  • Impacts of Treatment: Rate vs. Extent of Degradability

  • Equipment for Mechanical Pretreatment

  • Side Effects

  • Mechanical Treatment Combined with Activated Sludge

  • Mechanical Treatment Combined with Anaerobic Digestion

  • Conclusion

  • References