INTEGRATING ANAEROBIC DIGESTION INTO PLANT-WIDE WASTEWATER TREATMENT MODELING
Authors: Copp, John B.; Peerbolte, Annemarie; Snowling, Spencer; Schraa, Oliver; Froehlich, Dennis; Belia, Evangelia
Source: Proceedings of the Water Environment Federation, WEFTEC 2004: Session 81 through Session 90 , pp. 38-47(10)
Publisher: Water Environment Federation
Abstract:This paper discusses a new anaerobic digestion model (MantisAD) and its application into a large wastewater treatment facility process model incorporating four primary anaerobic digesters. This new anaerobic digestion unit process model has been developed specifically with incorporation into plant-wide models in mind. That is, this new model has a number of state variables that make interfacing anaerobic and aerobic process models much easier, resulting in less chance of mass balance irregularities at the anaerobic/aerobic and aerobic/anaerobic interfaces. The model is complete and initial success with the model has been achieved. A comparison of the results obtained with the MantisAD model and with ADM1 is presented in this paper.
Document Type: Research article
Publication date: 2004-01-01
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