Evaluating the Application of Monod Model in Biological Treatment of Wastewate

Document Type : Research Paper


Academic Staff, Institute of Water and Energy. Sharif Univ. of Technology


The most fundamental model which is considerably used in designing of treatment plant is Monod model. Although there are some problems regarding using this model, it is frequently used by the engineers. In the present study the accuracy and precision of this model was evaluated in different range of S0/X0 ratio. The results of simulation showed that the Monod model for low ranges of S0/X0  does not have a great precision, but for high ranges of S0/X0, it shows acceptable concordance.


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