Neural network simulation of the chemical oxygen demand reduction in a biological activated carbon filter
Mohanty , S, Scholz, M and Slater, M 2002, 'Neural network simulation of the chemical oxygen demand reduction in a biological activated carbon filter' , Water and Environment Journal, 16 (1) , pp. 58-64.
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This paper is primarily aimed at encouraging further use of neural networks by the water- and wastewater treatment industry. The study demonstrates the principle of using a network method of simulating the performance of a biological activated-carbon filter based on a biological water-quality assessment and measurements of pH and dissolved oxygen during the bio-regeneration mode with untreated river water. Protozoa, worms, rotifers, bacteria, fungi and algae were used as biological parameters. The neural network model could reasonably estimate the chemical oxygen demand reduction in an exhausted filter. The neural network model gave much better results than a second-order polynomial regression model; however, a much larger database is required than is currently available.
|Uncontrolled Keywords:||Biological activated carbon, chemical oxygen demand, dissolved oxygen, neural network, pH, water treatment|
|Themes:||Built and Human Environment|
|Schools:||Colleges and Schools > College of Science & Technology|
Colleges and Schools > College of Science & Technology > School of Computing, Science and Engineering
Colleges and Schools > College of Science & Technology > School of Computing, Science and Engineering > Civil Engineering Research Centre
|Journal or Publication Title:||Water and Environment Journal|
|Depositing User:||Users 47901 not found.|
|Date Deposited:||15 Jul 2011 11:43|
|Last Modified:||24 Aug 2011 12:25|
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