ENVE 5001 [0.5 credit] (CVG 7160) Biofilm Processes
Physical, chemical properties, microbial ecology of biofilms. Biofilm processes, attachment, growth, sloughing. Transport and interfacial transfer phenomena; mass transfer models, mass transport in biofilms, deposition of solids. Modeling biofilm systems; species models, mass balance equations, boundary conditions, moving boundary problem, analytical and numerical solutions.