Mathematical modelling of bacterial growth and water quality in natural and commercial environments

Id:
4

Funder:
Science Foundation Ireland

Title:
Mathematical modelling of bacterial growth and water quality in natural and commercial environments

Coordinator:
Fowler Andrew

Organisation:
University of Limerick (UL)

Country:
IRELAND

SRIA Themes:
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Start Date:
01/04/2010

End Date:
01/03/2014

Summary:
Biofilms can be described by a mathematical model which charts their growth in different nutrient conditions. Such models will be useful in addressing the issues of biofilm growth in industry (water pipes, etc.) and the environment (in groundwater, for example).

Keywords:
Biofilm; Water; Mathematical model; Industry