Khirani, Sarah and Smith, Paul James and Manero, Marie-Hélène and Ben Aim, Roger and Vigneswaran, Saravanamuth Effect of Periodic Backwash in the Submerged Membrane Adsorption Hybrid system (SMAHS) for wastewater treatment. (2005) In: ICOM 2005, Seoul, Korea .
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The Submerged Membrane Adsorption Hybrid system (SMAHS) is an attractive solution in treating wastewater; however it faces membrane fouling although to a less extent. In this study, different adsorbents and resins were investigated in order to find a substitute to the Powdered Activated Carbon (PAC); The effect of new backflush was also studied in further reducing the membrane fouling. The SMAHS led to 72 to 86% dissolved organic carbon (DOC) removal. A detailed study on the transmembrane pressure development led to a conclusion that there is a critical flux and this value is around 16l/h.m2 for the wastewater studied.
|Item Type:||Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)|
|Audience (conference):||International conference proceedings|
|Institution:||Université de Toulouse > Institut National des Sciences Appliquées de Toulouse - INSA|
|Deposited By:||Hélène Dubernard|
|Deposited On:||14 Nov 2008 08:57|
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