Optimization of Whey Treatment in Rotating Biological Contactor: Application of Taguchi Method

A. Ebrahimi; G. D. Najafpour; M. Anazadeh; M. Ghavami

Volume 9, Issue 2 , June 2018, , Pages 146-152


  Industrial waste management is the main concern of sustainable environment, and the proper control and operation of wastewater treatment plants for efficient removal of pollutants are certainly important. In this study, the L16 orthogonal array of the Taguchi method was applied to determine the optimum ...  Read More

Determination of Kinetic Parameters in Integrated Fixed Film Activated Sludge for Amol's Industrial Park Wastewater Treatment Plant

N. Azimi; G. D. Najafpour; M. Sadeghpoor

Volume 8, Issue 1 , January 2017, , Pages 31-35


  In this study the performance of integrated fixed film activated sludge system (IFAS)  in Amol industrial wastewater treatment plant (Amol, Iran) in treatment of food industrial wastewater was investigated. In addition, kinetic coefficients were evaluated for the system. The capacity of this system ...  Read More

Biological Treatment Processes: Suspended Growth vs. Attached Growth

A. Ebrahimi; G. D. Najafpour

Volume 7, Issue 2 , April 2016, , Pages 114-123


  Microorganisms play an important role in biological treatment processes. Biodegradable organic matter in wastewater would be removed completely by proper microbial consortia. The mixed culture is either generally present in the wastewater, or is introduced to the target wastewater by mixing it with domestic ...  Read More