3. Characterization of Municipal Wastewater and Sludge

  1. Etienne Paul2,3,4,5,6 and
  2. Yu Liu7
  1. Etienne Paul2,3,4,5,6,
  2. Xavier Lefebvre2,3,4,5,6,
  3. Mathieu Sperandio2,3,4,5,6,
  4. Dominique Lefebvre1 and
  5. Yu Liu7

Published Online: 1 JUN 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118309643.ch3

Biological Sludge Minimization and Biomaterials/Bioenergy Recovery Technologies

Biological Sludge Minimization and Biomaterials/Bioenergy Recovery Technologies

How to Cite

Paul, E., Lefebvre, X., Sperandio, M., Lefebvre, D. and Liu, Y. (2012) Characterization of Municipal Wastewater and Sludge, 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.ch3

Editor Information

  1. 2

    Université de Toulouse, Toulouse, France

  2. 3

    INSA, UPS, INP, Toulouse, France

  3. 4

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

  4. 5

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

  5. 6

    CNRS, UMR5504, F-31400, Toulouse, France

  6. 7

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

Author Information

  1. 1

    School of Architecture and the Built Environment, Singapore Polytechnic, Singapore

  2. 2

    Université de Toulouse, Toulouse, France

  3. 3

    INSA, UPS, INP, Toulouse, France

  4. 4

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

  5. 5

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

  6. 6

    CNRS, UMR5504, F-31400, Toulouse, France

  7. 7

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

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:

  • municipal wastewater and sludge characterization;
  • sludge and WAS, in WWTP design and operation;
  • wastewater and sludge composition and fractionation;
  • biodegradation assays, for wastewater and sludge characterization;
  • wastewater characterization, and model reliability, COD fractions, ASM

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Definitions

  • Wastewater and Sludge Composition and Fractionation

  • Physical Fractionation

  • Biodegradation Assays for Wastewater and Sludge Characterization

  • Application to Wastewater COD Fractionation

  • Assessment of the Characteristics of Sludge and Disintegrated Sludge

  • Nomenclature

  • References