Framework for Construction of Multi-scale Models for Biological Wastewater Treatment Processes - Case Study: Autotrophic Nitrogen Conversion
Publication: Research - peer-review › Article in proceedings – Annual report year: 2011
In wastewater treatment technologies, employing biofilms or granular biomass, processes might occur at very different spatial and temporal scales. Model development for such systems is typically a tedious, complicated, and time consuming task, which involves selecting appropriate model equations for the different scales, making appropriate and simplifying assumptions, connecting them through a defined linking scheme, analyzing and solving the model equations numerically, and performing parameter estimations if necessary. In this study, a structured framework for modeling such systems is developed. It aims to support the user at the various steps and to reduce the time it takes to generate a model ready for application. An implementation of the framework is illustrated using a simple case study, which considers treatment of a nitrogen-rich wastewater via nitritation.
|Title||8th IWA Symposium on Systems Analysis and Integrated Assessmen|
|City||San Sebastian, Spain|
|Period||01-01-11 → …|
- Modeling framework, Nitrogen conversion, Multi-scale model, AOB, Wastewater treatment
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