Chapter 7. Bioreactors

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

Published Online: 18 JAN 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9783527627646.ch7

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) Bioreactors, in Biochemical Engineering: A Textbook for Engineers, Chemists and Biologists, Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim, Germany. doi: 10.1002/9783527627646.ch7

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:

  • continuous stirred-tank reactor;
  • plug flow reactor;
  • effectiveness factor;
  • Thiele modulus;
  • gas holdup;
  • power number;
  • bubble column;
  • airlift reactor;
  • microreactor

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Some Fundamental Concepts

  • Bubbling Gas–Liquid Reactors

  • Mechanically Stirred Tanks

  • Gas Dispersion in Stirred Tanks

  • Bubble Columns

  • Airlift Reactors

  • Packed-Bed Reactors

  • Microreactors [29]

  • References