Integrated Fixed Film Activated Sludge (IFAS) membrane BioReactor: The influence of the operational parameters
- Authors: Mannina G.; Capodici M.; Cosenza A.; Di Trapani D.; Zhu Z.; Li Y.
- Publication year: 2020
- Type: Articolo in rivista
- OA Link: http://hdl.handle.net/10447/430944
The present paper investigated an Integrated Fixed Film Activated Sludge (IFAS) Membrane BioReactor (MBR) system monitored for 340 days. In particular, the short-term effects of some operational parameters variation was evaluated. Results showed a decrease of the removal rates under low C/N values. Respirometry results highlighted that activated sludge was more active in the organic carbon removal. Conversely, biofilm has a key role during nitrification. The major fouling mechanism was represented by the cake deposition (irreversible).