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Consequently the decrease in the value of KR with increasing temperature and pH indicates an increase in the velocity of nitrification. 4), although the KR value does decrease with increasing temperature and pH up to 17◦ C, a reverse trend occurs at the higher temperature. This reversal in relationship seems to occur in the temperature range of 14◦ C to 20◦ C. A very small variation in the value of KR occurs after 25◦ C. The interesting feature of this change in behavior created by the increase in microbial mass is that it altered both the pH and the temperature effects as far as KR is concerned.
The Vm values at different temperatures were plotted against the MLVSS concentrations. The linear plots at 25◦ C and 33◦ C reflect the proportionality between Vm and MLVSS. The slope of the lines 24 N. K. Shammas et al. 01 100 200 500 LOG MLVSS IN mg/L 1000 2000 3000 X Fig. 8. Variation of temperature coefficient with MLVSS concentration (44). that represent the values of k is constant; however, this does not occur at low temperatures and especially at 4◦ C, where an increase from 1,200 to 3,200 mg/L MLVSS did not produce any increase in Vm .
To maintain a desirable sludge age, a specific percentage of the biomass in the system must be wasted daily. Substituting Eq. (35) into (28) gives 1 = Y q − Kd (38) θx Equation (38) reveals a direct relationship between the net specific growth rate, 1/θx , and the specific removal rate of liquid waste, q. In addition, when the effect of endogenous respiration on the true growth yield (Y ) is taken into account, the observed growth yield (Yobs ) of biomass is lower than Y and can be expressed as Y (39) Yobs = 1 + Kd θx Principles and Kinetics of Biological Processes 13 SVI F/M Fig.