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Title: On-line biofilm strength detection in cross-flow membrane filtration systems
Authors: Suwarno, Stanislaus Raditya
Huang, Wenhai
Chew, John Y. M.
Tan, Henrich Sio Hoong
Trisno, Elmer Augustinus
Zhou, Yan
Keywords: Engineering::Civil engineering
Issue Date: 2017
Source: Suwarno, S. R., Huang, W., Chew, J. Y. M., Tan, H. S. H., Trisno, E. A., & Zhou, Y. (2018). On-line biofilm strength detection in cross-flow membrane filtration systems. Biofouling, 34(2), 123-131. doi:10.1080/08927014.2017.1409892
Journal: Biofouling
Abstract: A fluid dynamic gauging (FDG) technique was used for on-line and in situ measurements of Pseudomonas aeruginosa PAO1 biofilm thickness and strength on flat sheet polyethersulphone membranes. The measurements are the first to be successfully conducted in a membrane cross-flow filtration system under constant permeation. In addition, FDG was used to demonstrate the removal behaviour of biofilms through local biofilm strength and removal energy estimation, which other conventional measurements such as flux and TMP cannot provide. The findings suggest that FDG can provide valuable additional information related to biofilm properties that have not been measured by other monitoring methods.
ISSN: 0892-7014
DOI: 10.1080/08927014.2017.1409892
Rights: © 2017 Informa UK Limited, trading as Taylor & Francis Group. All rights reserved.
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