Biological Filter Design Optimization

  • Harold B. Gotaas
  • William S. Galler
Part of the Lecture Notes in Biomathematics book series (LNBM, volume 5)

Abstract

An optimization method is used to determine the most economical design for biological trickling filters based on four different models, the Eckenfelder, the Galler-Gotaas, the National Research Council and the Upper Mississippi and Great Lakes Board. Filter depth has the greatest influence on the most economical design with the Galler-Gotaas model, some influence in the Eckenfelder and NRC models and no influence in the Upper Mississippi and Great Lakes model.

Keywords

Filtration Sludge Ozone Assure Sewage 

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© Springer-Verlag Berlin · Heidelberg 1975

Authors and Affiliations

  • Harold B. Gotaas
    • 1
  • William S. Galler
    • 2
  1. 1.The Technological InstituteNorthwestern UniversityEvanstonUSA
  2. 2.North Carolina State UniversityRaleighUSA

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