Chapter 6. Mass Transfer

  1. Prof. Shigeo Katoh1 and
  2. Prof. Fumitake Yoshida2

Published Online: 18 JAN 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9783527627646.ch6

Biochemical Engineering: A Textbook for Engineers, Chemists and Biologists

Biochemical Engineering: A Textbook for Engineers, Chemists and Biologists

How to Cite

Katoh, S. and Yoshida, F. (2009) Mass Transfer, in Biochemical Engineering: A Textbook for Engineers, Chemists and Biologists, Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim, Germany. doi: 10.1002/9783527627646.ch6

Author Information

  1. 1

    Kobe University Graduate School of Science and Technology, Kobe 657-8501, Japan

  2. 2

    Sakyo-ku Matsugasaki Yobikaeshi-cho 2, Kyoto 606-0912, Japan

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 18 JAN 2010
  2. Published Print: 14 OCT 2009

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9783527325368

Online ISBN: 9783527627646

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Keywords:

  • film coefficient of mass transfer;
  • overall mass transfer coefficient;
  • solubility;
  • packed column;
  • bubble column;
  • fixed bed;
  • two-film theory;
  • penetration model;
  • volumetric coefficient;
  • NTU;
  • HTU

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Overall Coefficients κ and Film Coefficients k of Mass Transfer

  • Types of Mass Transfer Equipment

  • Models for Mass Transfer at the Interface

  • Liquid-Phase Mass Transfer with Chemical Reactions

  • Correlations for Film Coefficients of Mass Transfer

  • Performance of Packed Columns

  • References