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Automated water analyser computer supported system (AWACSS): Part I: project objectives basic technology immunoassay development software design and networking

Automated water analyser computer supported system (AWACSS): Part I: project objectives basic technology immunoassay development software design and networking
Automated water analyser computer supported system (AWACSS): Part I: project objectives basic technology immunoassay development software design and networking
A novel analytical system AWACSS (automated water analyser computer-supported system) based on immunochemical technology has been developed that can measure several organic pollutants at low nanogram per litre level in a single few-minutes analysis without any prior sample pre-concentration nor pre-treatment steps.

Having in mind actual needs of water-sector managers related to the implementation of the Drinking Water Directive (DWD) (98/83/EC, 1998) and Water Framework Directive WFD (2000/60/EC, 2000), drinking, ground, surface, and waste waters were major media used for the evaluation of the system performance. The instrument was equipped with remote control and surveillance facilities. The system's software allows for the internet-based networking between the measurement and control stations, global management, trend analysis, and early-warning applications. The experience of water laboratories has been utilised at the design of the instrument's hardware and software in order to make the system rugged and user-friendly. Several market surveys were conducted during the project to assess the applicability of the final system. A web-based AWACSS database was created for automated evaluation and storage of the obtained data in a format compatible with major databases of environmental organic pollutants in Europe.

This first part article gives the reader an overview of the aims and scope of the AWACSS project as well as details about basic technology, immunoassays, software, and networking developed and utilised within the research project. The second part article reports on the system performance, first real sample measurements, and an international collaborative trial (inter-laboratory tests) to compare the biosensor with conventional anayltical methods.
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Tschmelak, J., Proll, G., Riedt, J., Kaiser, J., Kraemmer, P., Bárzaga, L., Wilkinson, J.S., Hua, Ping, Hole, J.P., Nudd, R., Jackson, M.A., Abuknesha, R., Barceló, D., Rodriguez-Mozaz, S., López de Alda, M., Sacher, F., Stien, J., Slobodník, J., Oswald, P., Kozmenko, H., Korenková, E., Tóthová, L., Krascsenits, Z. and Gauglitz, G. (2005) Automated water analyser computer supported system (AWACSS): Part I: project objectives basic technology immunoassay development software design and networking. Biosensors & Bioelectronics, 20 (8), 1499-1508. (doi:10.1016/j.bios.2004.07.032).

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Abstract

A novel analytical system AWACSS (automated water analyser computer-supported system) based on immunochemical technology has been developed that can measure several organic pollutants at low nanogram per litre level in a single few-minutes analysis without any prior sample pre-concentration nor pre-treatment steps.

Having in mind actual needs of water-sector managers related to the implementation of the Drinking Water Directive (DWD) (98/83/EC, 1998) and Water Framework Directive WFD (2000/60/EC, 2000), drinking, ground, surface, and waste waters were major media used for the evaluation of the system performance. The instrument was equipped with remote control and surveillance facilities. The system's software allows for the internet-based networking between the measurement and control stations, global management, trend analysis, and early-warning applications. The experience of water laboratories has been utilised at the design of the instrument's hardware and software in order to make the system rugged and user-friendly. Several market surveys were conducted during the project to assess the applicability of the final system. A web-based AWACSS database was created for automated evaluation and storage of the obtained data in a format compatible with major databases of environmental organic pollutants in Europe.

This first part article gives the reader an overview of the aims and scope of the AWACSS project as well as details about basic technology, immunoassays, software, and networking developed and utilised within the research project. The second part article reports on the system performance, first real sample measurements, and an international collaborative trial (inter-laboratory tests) to compare the biosensor with conventional anayltical methods.

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Published date: 2005

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Local EPrints ID: 16079
URI: https://eprints.soton.ac.uk/id/eprint/16079
ISSN: 0956-5663
PURE UUID: 92bba689-0676-42e7-84c4-e04e31cbf5df
ORCID for J.S. Wilkinson: ORCID iD orcid.org/0000-0003-4712-1697

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Date deposited: 20 Jun 2005
Last modified: 19 Nov 2019 02:04

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Author: J. Tschmelak
Author: G. Proll
Author: J. Riedt
Author: J. Kaiser
Author: P. Kraemmer
Author: L. Bárzaga
Author: J.S. Wilkinson ORCID iD
Author: Ping Hua
Author: J.P. Hole
Author: R. Nudd
Author: M.A. Jackson
Author: R. Abuknesha
Author: D. Barceló
Author: S. Rodriguez-Mozaz
Author: M. López de Alda
Author: F. Sacher
Author: J. Stien
Author: J. Slobodník
Author: P. Oswald
Author: H. Kozmenko
Author: E. Korenková
Author: L. Tóthová
Author: Z. Krascsenits
Author: G. Gauglitz

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