8. Minimizing Excess Sludge Production Through Membrane Bioreactors and Integrated Processes

  1. Etienne Paul1,2,3,4,5 and
  2. Yu Liu6
  1. Philip Chuen-Yung Wong

Published Online: 1 JUN 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118309643.ch8

Biological Sludge Minimization and Biomaterials/Bioenergy Recovery Technologies

Biological Sludge Minimization and Biomaterials/Bioenergy Recovery Technologies

How to Cite

Wong, P. C.-Y. (2012) Minimizing Excess Sludge Production Through Membrane Bioreactors and Integrated 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.ch8

Editor Information

  1. 1

    Université de Toulouse, Toulouse, France

  2. 2

    INSA, UPS, INP, Toulouse, France

  3. 3

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

  4. 4

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

  5. 5

    CNRS, UMR5504, F-31400, Toulouse, France

  6. 6

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

Author Information

  1. 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:

  • ESP minimization, through MBRs and integrated processes;
  • MBRs, clarifier replacement by membrane modules;
  • mass balance and sludge disintegration;
  • solubilization efficiency, and MLVSS percentage reduction;
  • ESR via predation based on ecological inefficiency

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Mass Balances

  • Integrated Processes Based on Lysis-Cryptic Growth

  • Predation

  • Summary and Concluding Remarks

  • References