Adham, S., DeCarolis, J.F., Pearce, W. (2004) Optimization of Various MBR Systems for Water Reclamation — Phase III, Desalination and Water Purification Research and Development Program Final Report No. 103 to US Department of Interior.

Arviv, R., Yust, A., Côté, P. (2004) Long term experience with immersed membranes for wastewater treatment and water reuse applications, Proceedings of the Water Institute of Southern Africa (WISA) Biennial Conference.

ASTM (2010) Standard Practice for Integrity Testing of Water Filtration Membrane Systems, D6908-06.

Basu, O.D.; Huck, P.M. (2005) Impact of support media in an integrated biofilter-submerged membrane system, Water Research, 39, 4220-4228.

Chang, S.; Fane, A.G. (2001) The effect of fibre diameter on filtration and flux distribution—relevance to submerged hollow fibre modules, J. Membr. Sci. 184, 221–231.

Chang, S., Fane, A.G. (2002a) Filtration of biomass with laboratory-scale submerged hollow fibre modules – effect of operating conditions and module configuration, J. Chem. Technol. Biotechnol., 77, 1030–1038.

Chang, S., Fane, A.G., Vigneswaran, S. (2002b) Modeling and optimizing submerged hollow fiber membrane modules, AIChE J. 48, 2203–2212.

Chang, I.-S.; Kim, S.-N. (2005) Wastewater treatment using membrane filtration—effect of biosolids concentration on cake resistance, Process Biochemistry, 40, 1307–1314.

Chang, S., Fane, A.G., Waite, T.D. (2006) Analysis of constant permeate flow filtration using dead-end hollow fiber membranes, J. Membr. Sci., 268, 132-141.

Choi, J.-H., Ng, H.-Y. (2007) Influence of membrane material on performance of a submerged membrane bioreactor, Proceedings of IWA conference Harrogate.

Côté, P.; Cadera, J.; Adams, N.; Best, G. (2002) Monitoring and maintaining the integrity of immersed ultrafiltration membranes used for pathogen protection, Water supply, 2(5-6), 307-311.

Côté, P.; Masini, M.; Mourato, D. (2004) Comparison of membrane options for water reuse and reclamation, Desalination, 167, 1–11.

Côté, P.; Siverns, S.; Monti, S. (2005) Comparison of membrane-based solutions for water reclamation and desalination, Desalination, 182, 251-257.

Crozes, G.F.; Sethi, S.; Mi, B.; Curl, J.; Mariñasc, B. (2002) Improving membrane integrity monitoring indirect methods to reduce plant downtime and increase microbial removal credit, Desalination, 149, 493-497.

Cui, Z.F., Bellara, S.R., Homewood, P. (1997) Airlift crossflow membrane filtration – a feasibility study with dextran ultrafiltration, J. Membr. Sci., 128(1), 83-91.

DeCarolis, J.F.; Adham, S. (2007) Performance Investigation of Membrane Bioreactor Systems During Municipal Wastewater Reclamation, Water Environ. Res. 79 (13), 2536-2550.

EUROMEMBRA (2006) Data acquisition and compilation, project # 018480

Farahbakhsh, K.; smith, D.W. (2004) Estimating air diffusion contribution to pressure decay during membrane integrity tests, J. Membr. Sci., 237, 203-212.

Fenu, A.; Roels, J.; Wambecq, T.; De Gussen, K.; Thoeye, C.; De Gueldre, G.; van de Steene, B. (2010) Energy audit of full-scale MBR, Desalination, 26(1-3) 121-128.

Fenu, A.; De Wilde, W.; Gaertner, M.; Weemaes, M.; de Gueldre, G.; Van De Steene, B. (2012) Elaborating the membrane life concept in a full scale hollow fibers MBR,J. Membr. Sci., 421-422, 349-354.

Energy audit of a full scale MBR system

  1. Fenu⁎, J. Roels, T. Wambecq, K. De Gussem, C. Thoeye, G. De Gueldre, B. Van De Steene

Futselaar, H., Schonewille, H., Vente, D., Broens, L. (2007) Norit AirLift MBR: side-stream system for municipal wastewater treatment, Desalination, 204, 1-7.

Grélot, A.; Grelier, P.; Tazi-Pain, A.; Lesjean, B.; Brüss, U.; Grasmick, A. (2010)  Performances and fouling control of a flat sheet membrane in a MBR pilot-plant, Wat. Sci. Technol., 61(9), 2185-2192.

Henshaw, W.J., Mailvaganam, M., Behmann, H. (1998) Vertical cylindrical skein of hollow fiber membranes and method of maintaining clean fiber surfaces, US patent 5,783,083.

Hermanowicz, S.W. (2004) Membrane filtration of biological solids: a unified framework and its application to MBR. Proceedings of the Water Environment-Membrane Technologies Conference, Seoul, Korea.

Hirani, Z.M.; DeCarolis, J.F.; Adham. S.S.; Jacangelo, J.G. (2010)  Peak flux performance and microbial removal by selected membrane bioreactor systems, Water Res., 44(8), 2431-2440.

Hong, S.P.; Bae, T.H.; Tak, T.M.; Hong, S.; Randall, A. (2002) Fouling control in activated sludge submerged hollow fiber membrane bioreactors, Desalination, 143, 219-228.

Hugaboom, D.A.; Sethi, S.; (2004) An evaluation of MF/UF membrane integrity monitoring strategies as proposed in LT2, AMTA conference, Washington DC. USA.

Imasaka, T., Kanekuni, N., So, H., Yoshino, S. (1989) Cross-flow filtration of methane fermentation broth by ceramic membrane, J. Ferment. Bioeng. 68(3), 200-206.

Imasaka, T.; So, H.; Matsushita, K.; Furukawa, T.; Kanekuni, N. (1993) Application of gas-liquid two-phase cross-flow filtration to pilot scale membrane fermentation.Drying Technology 11(4), 769-785.

Johir, M.A.H.; Aryala, R.; Vigneswaran, V.;  Kandasamya, J.; Grasmick, A. (2011) Influence of supporting media in suspension on membrane fouling reduction in submerged membrane bioreactor (SMBR), J. Memb. Sci., 374, 121-128.

Judd, S. (2006) MBR book, Elsevier Ltd., pp165-205.

Komesli, O.T., Teschner, K., Hegemann, W., Gokcay, C. (2007) Vacuum membrane applications in domestic wastewater reuse, Desalination, 215, 22-28.

Lee, C. (2004) Comparison of membrane filtration characteristics between two MBRs with fixed and moving bed biofilms, COE workshop on MBR, Feb. 4, Hokkaido University, Japan.

Lee, J.; Ahn, W.-Y.; Lee, C.-H. (2001)  Comparison of the filtration characteristics between attached and suspended growth microorganisms in submerged membrane bioreactor, Wat. Res. 35(10), 2435–2445.

Lee, W.-N.; Kang, I.-J.; Lee, C.-H. (2006) Factors affecting filtration characteristics in membrane-coupled moving bed biofilm reactor, Wat. Res., 40, 1827-1835.

Leiknes, T.; Ødegaard, H. (2006)  The development of a biofilm membrane bioreactor, Desalination, 202, 135-143.

Lesjean, B., Huisjes, E.H. (2008) Survey of the European MBR market: trends and perspectives, Desalination, 231, 71–81.

Liu, C.; Wachinski, A. (2009) Integrity testing for low-pressure membrane systems, NEWWA spring joint regional conference & exhibition, Worchester, MA.

Lv, W.; Zheng, X.; Yang, M.; Zhang, Y.; Liu, Y.; Liu, J.  (2006) Virus removal performance and mechanism of a submerged membrane bioreactor, Process Biochemistry, 41(2), 299-304.

Nishimori, K.; Tokushima, M.; Oketani, S.; Churchose, S. (2010) Performance and quality analysis of membrane cartridges used in long-term operation, Water Sci. Tech., 62(3), 518-524.

Ohkuma, N., Ohnishi, M., Okuno, Y. (1994) Wastewater recycling technology using a rotary disk module, Desalination, 98(1-3), 49-58.

Parameshwaran, K.; Fane, A.G.; Kim, K.J. (2001) Analysis of microfiltration performance with constant flux processing of secondary effluent, Wat. Res., 35(18) 4349-4358.

Pearce, G. (2008) Introduction to membranes – MBRs: Manufacturers’ comparison: part3 – supplier review, Filtration & Separation, 45(4) 23-25.

Rosso, D.; Lothman, S.E.; Stone, A.L.; Howard, D.; Gellner, W.J.; Pitt, P. (2011) Comparative analysis of parallel IFAS and ASP reactors: Oxygen Transfer and uptake, nutrient removal, carbon and energy footprint, Proceeding of WEF Nutrient Recovery and Management conference, Miami, FL, USA

Sombatsompop, K. (2007) Membrane fouling studies in suspended and attached growth membrane bioreactor systems, PhD thesis, Asian Institute of Technology (AIT).

Stowa Report (2009) ERVARINGEN MET HYBRIDE MBR OOTMARSUM, ISBN 978-90-5773-452-6, Report number 2009-36.

Tajima, F.; Yamamoto, T. (1988) Apparatus for filtering water containing radioactive substances in nuclear power plants, US Patent 4756875.

Tazi-Pain, A.; Schrotter, J.-C.; Gaid, K. (2006) How to select a membrane for water application? The experience of Veolia Water, Desalination, 199, 310-311.

van der Roest, H.F.; Lawrence, D.P.; van Bentem, A.G.N. (2002) Membrane bioreactors for municipal wastewater treatment, ISBN90-5773-169X, IWA Publishing.

Viswanathan, S.; Pham, H.; Kelly, R.; Redmon, D.T.; Fernandes, W. (2008) Evaluation of oxygen transfer efficiency via off-gas testing at full scale integrated fixed film activated sludge installation, WEFTEC, Chicago, IL, USA.

Wei, C., Huang, X., Wen, X. (2006a) Pilot study on municipal wastewater treatment by a modified submerged membrane bioreactor, Water Sci. Technol., 53(9), 103-110.

Wei, C.-H.; Huang, X.; Wang, C.-W.; Wen, X.H. (2006b) Effect of suspended carrier on membrane fouling in a submerged membrane bioreactor, Water Sci. Technol., 53(6), 211-220.

Williams, R., Schuler, P., Comstock, K., Pope, R. (2008) Large membrane bioreactors of Georgia, a guide and comparison. Water Environment Federation Membrane Technology Conference, Atlanta, Georgia, 548-561.

Yamamoto, K.; Hiasa, M.; Mahmood, T.; Matsuo, T. (1989) Direct solid-liquid separation using hollow fiber membrane in an activated sludge aeration tank, Water Sci. Technol., 21(4-5), 43–54.

Yamanoi, I.; Kageyama, K. (2010) Evaluation of bubble flow properties between flat sheet membranes in membrane bioreactor, J. Membr. Sci., 360(1-2), 102-108.

Yeo, A.P.S. , Law, A.W.K., Fane, A.G. (2006) Factors affecting the performance of a submerged hollow fiber bundle, J. Membr. Sci. 280, 969–982.

Yoon, S.-H.; Kim, H.-S.; Yeom, I.T. (2004) Optimization model of submerged hollow fiber membrane modules, J. Membr. Sci. 234, 147–156.

Yoon, S.-H.; Yeom, I.-T.; Lee, S. (2008) Experimental verification of pressure drop models in hollow fiber membrane, J. Membr. Sci., 310, 7-12.