volume 38, issue 14-15, P3362-3372 2004
DOI: 10.1016/j.watres.2004.04.051
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Chrysi S. Laspidou, Bruce E. Rittmann

Abstract: We present a series of modeling cases that illustrate the trends described by the unique features of the unified multiple-component cellular automaton (UMCCA) model for a heterogeneous, two-dimensional biofilm. The outputs of the UMCCA model show five general trends. (1) The concentration profiles for the two soluble microbial products are opposite the profile for original substrate. (2) The top of the biofilm is dominated by active biomass and EPS, while the bottom is dominated by residual inert biomass. With…

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