Skip to main content

Development of settling flux curves using SVI: An addendum

Buy Article:

$30.00 plus tax (Refund Policy)

Abstract:

An earlier paper by the authors (1988) introduced a correlation between the Vesilind settling parameters, V o and K, and SVI performed in a stirred, 1-L graduated cylinder even though SVIs also were determined in more commonly used containers such as an unstirred, 1-L graduated cylinder and an unstirred, 2-L Mallory settlometer. Only the stirred graduated cylinder relationship was given because stirring increases the precision and decreases the variability of the SVI test, and Standard Methods (1975) has included stirring in the SVI test since 1975. Nonetheless, because the SVI test continues to be performed in unstirred containers, the correlations for the other SVI test methods measured during the study are presented herein so that they can be used by the wastewater treatment plant operations community.

Keywords: ACTIVATED SLUDGE; SECONDARY CLARIFIER; SLUDGE VOLUME INDEX; SOLIDS INVENTORY CONTROL; STATE POINT CONTROL

Document Type: Research Article

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.2175/106143095X131817

Publication date: July 1, 1995

More about this publication?
  • Water Environment Research® (WER®) publishes peer-reviewed research papers, research notes, state-of-the-art and critical reviews on original, fundamental and applied research in all scientific and technical areas related to water quality, pollution control, and management. An annual Literature Review provides a review of published books and articles on water quality topics from the previous year.

    Published as: Sewage Works Journal, 1928 - 1949; Sewage and Industrial Wastes, 1950 - 1959; Journal Water Pollution Control Federation, 1959 - Oct 1989; Research Journal Water Pollution Control Federation, Nov 1989 - 1991; Water Environment Research, 1992 - present.
  • Editorial Board
  • Information for Authors
  • Submit a Paper
  • Subscribe to this Title
  • Membership Information
  • Information for Advertisers
  • WEF Bookstore
  • Ingenta Connect is not responsible for the content or availability of external websites

Access Key

Free Content
Free content
New Content
New content
Open Access Content
Open access content
Partial Open Access Content
Partial Open access content
Subscribed Content
Subscribed content
Free Trial Content
Free trial content
Cookie Policy
X
Cookie Policy
Ingenta Connect website makes use of cookies so as to keep track of data that you have filled in. I am Happy with this Find out more