Microbial Bioreactor

UNIT-I: MICROBIAL KINETICS

Basic rate expressions; parameter values; basic mass balances; soluble microbial products;nutrients and electron acceptors; inhibition

UNIT-II: REACTORS

Reactor types: suspended growth reactors; batch reactor ; continuous -Flow Stirred Tank Reactor with Effluent Recycle; membrane reactors; rotating drum reactors; biofilm reactors; reactor arrangements; Mass Balances ; Reactors with Recycleing of Settled Cells- CSTR with Settling and Cell Recycling Evaluation of assumptions; Engineering Design of Reactors; Reactors in series

UNIT-III: BIOFILM KINETICS

Microbial aggregation; Why biofilms?; The idealized biofilm – substrate phenomenon- the biofilm itself; The steady state biofilm; The steady-State- BiofilmSolution; Estimating parameter values; average biofilm SRT; soluble microbial products and inert biomass;

UNIT-IV: ADVANCED MICROBIAL REACTORS FOR WASTE WATER

TREATMENT-Case study of microbial bioreactors for following types of waste water treatment: Municipal,beverage industry effluent, dairy effluent.


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