The MBR Short Course (2 Day)

This course can be delivered at your location as a one-day crash course or as a more in-depth two-day course. It can also be combined with other courses to provide a comprehensive course on advanced wastewater treatment and reuse.  

This course provides comprehensive, up-to-date information on the design and operational aspects of MBR technology and its applications. The course includes hard data from commercial technologies and actual reference sites. It is aimed at a broad section of stakeholders, including end users, consultants, contractors, regulators, technology providers and researchers in wastewater treatment technology for both industrial and municipal effluents.

What is Covered?

  • Industrial effluent treatment using MBRs
  • Municipal wastewater treatment using MBRs
  • Comparative costs with conventional treatment
  • Membrane separation process fundamentals
  • MBR membrane technology configurations
  • MBR process design
  • MBR operation and maintenance
  • Commercial MBR membrane products and process technologies
  • Case studies.

Learning is reinforced through tutorials on membrane technology and biological treatment, as well as a group assignment which encompasses aspects of MBR design and O&M. An informal forum is included for open discussion, and queries and questions from delegates are actively encouraged. The course is limited to a maximum of 18 delegates.

Course Outcomes

  • the market position of MBR technology
  • the fundamentals and governing principles of membrane separation processes
  • the fundamentals and governing principles of biological treatment, as it relates to MBRs
  • the key technical constituents of the MBR process treatment scheme, and their specifications
  • the constituent costs of the process, and their comparison with conventional treatment
  • the extent of the commercial MBR membrane technologies
  • the extent of the implementation of the technology as pertaining to key example municipal and industrial installations, and
  • perform basic calculations relating to MBR process design.

Course Timetable

Day 1

From To Presentation
8:30 AM 9:00 AM Coffee & registration
9:00 AM 9:30 AM Introduction
9:30 AM 11:00 AM Membrane fundamentals
11:00 AM 11:15 AM Coffee
11:15 AM 12:00 PM Design: flux, permeability & cleaning
12:00 PM 1:00 PM Biotreatment fundamentals
1:00 PM 2:00 PM Lunch
2:00 PM 2:45 PM Design: SRT, HRT & F:M
2:45 PM 4:00 PM MBR principles & fundamentals
4:00 PM 4:15 PM Coffee
4:15 PM 5:30 PM Assignment introduction

Day 2

From To Presentation
8:30 AM 9:00 AM Coffee
9:00 AM 9:45 AM MBR design
9:45 AM 10:30 AM MBR operation & maintenance
10:30 AM 10:45 AM Coffee
10:45 AM 11:45 AM Commercial technologies
11:45 AM 1:00 PM Case studies I, municipal
1:00 PM 2:00 PM Lunch
2:00 PM 2:45 PM Case studies II, industrial
2:45 PM 3:30 PM Cost benefit: MBR vs CAS + polishing
3:30 PM 4:00 PM Forum/Q&A
4:00 PM 5:00 PM Assignment
5:00 PM Awards, disperse

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Course Details

  • Duration
    2 Days
  • Location
    In-house
  • Date
    By Appointment
  • Places
    Max 18 Delegates
  • Cost
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