Accession Number:

ADP000745

Title:

Analysis of Steady State Substrate Removal Models for the RBC (Rotating Biological Contactor),

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Corporate Author:

CAMP DRESSER AND MCKEE INC BOSTON MA

Report Date:

1982-01-01

Pagination or Media Count:

24.0

Abstract:

This paper evaluates three independently-derived steady state mechanistic substrate removal models for the rotating biological contactor RBC, intended for use by design engineers. The three models evaluated are 1 Kornegays steady state model for carbonaceous waste treatment 2 Schroeders steady state RBC design equation and 3 Grieves Pseudo-homogeneous steady state model. Utilizing a common data base, each has been assessed with respect to model calibration, adequacy of fit, relative influence exerted by various design parameters, and limitations and restrictions.

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APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE