Surface Characteristics of Biological Solids

  • Andreas D. Andreadakis

Abstract

The activated sludge process is a widely used biological treatment process whose performance depends on the microbial population present as well as the organic wastes to be treated. Recognition of the biological action of sludge bacteria led to the development of a theory of bioxidation based on the analogy of a pure bacterial culture feeding on a homogeneous soluble substrate.

Keywords

Porosity Graphite Hydrated Sludge Respiration 

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© Plenum Press, New York 1985

Authors and Affiliations

  • Andreas D. Andreadakis
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  1. 1.Chair of Sanitary Engineering Civil Engineering DepartmentNational Technical University of AthensGreece

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