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Title: Mathematical modeling of biofilm-covered granular activated carbon : a review
Authors: Liu, Yu
Shen, Liang
Lu, Yinghua
Issue Date: 2012
Source: Shen, L., Lu, Y., & Liu, Y. (2012). Mathematical modeling of biofilm-covered granular activated carbon: a review. Journal of Chemical Technology & Biotechnology, 87(11), 1513-1520.
Series/Report no.: Journal of chemical technology & biotechnology
Abstract: This paper reviewed the mass-transfer of the target substance in the biofilm-covered granular activated carbon (BGAC) system. Representative hypotheses and equations related to developing the mathematical models for a BGAC reactor were discussed in terms of granular activated carbon (GAC) phase, biofilm phase and bulk solution, respectively. It should be noted that discrete phenomena such as biofilm detachment due to erosion or sloughing were not considered for the modeling system. Recent advances on this topic were thoroughly updated, as well as those models proposed in past decades. It appears that a general BGAC model has not been available so far, and further efforts are required to obtain models more approaching of the physical mechanism of this complicate system.
URI: https://hdl.handle.net/10356/105644
http://hdl.handle.net/10220/17839
ISSN: 0268-2575
DOI: 10.1002/jctb.3884
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