Lessons learnt from 15 years of ICA in anaerobic digesters

Steyer, J. P., Bernard, O., Batstone, D. J. and Angelidaki, I. (2006) Lessons learnt from 15 years of ICA in anaerobic digesters. Water Science And Technology, 53 4-5: 25-33. doi:10.2166/wst.2006.107


Author Steyer, J. P.
Bernard, O.
Batstone, D. J.
Angelidaki, I.
Title Lessons learnt from 15 years of ICA in anaerobic digesters
Journal name Water Science And Technology   Check publisher's open access policy
ISSN 0273-1223
1996-9732
Publication date 2006
Sub-type Article (original research)
DOI 10.2166/wst.2006.107
Volume 53
Issue 4-5
Start page 25
End page 33
Total pages 9
Place of publication London, United Kingdom
Publisher I W A Publishing
Language eng
Abstract Anaerobic digestion plants are highly efficient wastewater treatment processes with inherent energy production. Despite these advantages, many industries are still reluctant to use them because of their instability confronted with changes in operating conditions. There is therefore great potential for application of instrumentation, control and automation (ICA) in the field of anaerobic digestion. This paper will discuss the requirements (in terms of on-line sensors needed, modelling efforts and mathematical complexity) but also the advantages and drawbacks of different control strategies that have been applied to AD high rate processes over the last 15 years.
Keyword Engineering, Environmental
Environmental Sciences
Water Resources
anaerobic digestion
automation
Q-Index Code C1
Q-Index Status Provisional Code
Institutional Status Non-UQ

Document type: Journal Article
Sub-type: Article (original research)
Collections: Excellence in Research Australia (ERA) - Collection
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