oxygen demand

oxygen demand

n.
Biochemical oxygen demand.
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SEPA had filed a complaint against the Ansari Sugar Mills, saying that after a laboratory analysis of the wastewater collected from the mill, it was found to have excessive levels of biochemical oxygen demand, chemical oxygen demand, total suspended solids, oil and grease.
Other topics include factors affecting the enzymatic digestibility of potato starches, the physiochemical properties of oat starch extracted by different methods, gelatinization of starches in aqueous plant gum solutions, and fast detection of biochemical oxygen demand in wastewater.
The effluent produced by Kensey's large scale baking operations presents a challenge to any treatment system--it is high in suspended solids, fats, oils and greases plus it presented high chemical oxygen demand.
The LBOD IntelliCAL probe measures dissolved oxygen in biochemical oxygen demand (BOD) applications.
As part of a long-range plan to lower chemical oxygen demand (COD) and sulfur dioxide emissions by 10% from 2006 to 2010, the goal for 2006 was to lower COD and sulfur dioxide emissions by 2%.
The block can be used for chemical oxygen demand (COD) reactions and enables Palintest to offer economical COD test kits for use with its Tubetest system.
The chemical oxygen demand (COD) and Microtox analyses of the wastewaters were used to assess the effectiveness of photocatalysis.
In a pilot study of 15 such men (average age 55 years), low-dose sildenafil, which was added to the patient's usual antihypertensive regimen, significantly reduced peripheral and central blood pressure, pulse pressure, and markers of ventricular systolic stress and myocardial oxygen demand.
Measurements show that chemical oxygen demand (the total amount of oxygen needed to decay all organic matter in the water) fell from about 100 milligrams per liter to 40 milligrams per liter, indicating a high degree of treatment effectiveness.
So, we put in a new biological treatment system, which really efficiently removes all that stuff and has reduced biochemical oxygen demand by probably 90 percent.
The most significant results came from the fecal coliform test, the turbidity test and the biochemical oxygen demand test (BOD).
A total reduction target figure has already been set for the three seas to cut chemical oxygen demand, which indicates the amount of organic substance in the water.