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2015 | 36 | 1 | 89-99
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Towards a Numerical Model of Bacterial Filtration in Fibrous Filters

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A model of bacterial filtration on fibrous filter media is developed. The single fibre efficiency as well as the efficiency of the whole filter - at the onset of the process and the evolution of those quantities - are analysed. The differences between the numerical modelling of colloidal particles and bacteria are stressed in detail. The main differences are the active motion ability of bacteria and biofilm formation. The parameters of the model were identified based on the literature data.
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36
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1
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89-99
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published
1 - 3 - 2015
revised
1 - 3 - 2015
online
10 - 4 - 2015
received
19 - 12 - 2014
accepted
6 - 3 - 2015
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  • Warsaw University of Technology, Faculty of Chemical and Process Engineering, Waryńskiego 1, 00-645 Warszawa, Poland, J.Gac@ichip.pw.edu.pl
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  • Warsaw University of Technology, Faculty of Chemical and Process Engineering, Waryńskiego 1, 00-645 Warszawa, Poland
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