Membrane Technology: Pilot Studies of Membrane-Aerated Bioreactors

WERF Report: Treatment Processes (Project 00-CTS-11)

Ebook only

Available as an ebook

Please purchase via www.iwaponline.comOpens in new window

Also part of Water Intelligence Online Digital Reference Library

Standard ePrice: £34.00

+ VAT

Purchase ebook

Author(s): Michael J Semmens

Publication Date: 01/01/2005

Pages: 140

ISBN13: 9781843397045

eISBN: 9781843397045

Download book flyer Print page

This research investigates the use of submerged gas-permeable membranes for the delivery of oxygen to municipal wastewater. This approach is likely offer significant advantages over the conventional approach of using bubbles. The air is delivered to the membranes by an inlet manifold; it then flows through the fibers and escapes through an outlet manifold at the other side of the aeration tank. In this configuration the depth of the water is unimportant since the air does not need to be compressed to overcome the hydrostatic pressure. Pressure drops across the membrane are low and the ability to control the contact time between the air and water enables high oxygen transfer efficiencies to be obtained. As a result, the energy costs for aeration should be significantly less than for conventional aeration

Michael J Semmens

The latest from @IWApublishing

This opinion piece for cites insightful OA paper on agricultural groundwater management in South Afric… https://t.co/cZSkDjNapU 2 days 5 hours ago
In Focus – a book series that showcases the latest accomplishments in water research. 📚 We have a new title in the… https://t.co/RvgPbcIMfR 4 days 5 hours ago
A fascinating case study based on research from recreational hot springs in Malaysia in our recent publication in t… https://t.co/TZifSAXx2S 5 days 11 hours ago