Electronic Journal of Biotechnology ISSN: 0717-3458
  © 2003 by Universidad Católica de Valparaíso -- Chile
Vol. 6 No. 3, Issue of December 15, 2003 
 
Table 1. Geometrical ratios and operation conditions of the 5-L continuous stirred reactor.

Geometrical Ratio

 

HL/T

1.64

HT/T

2.14

h/T

0.43

J/T

0.11

C/T

0.48-0.96

D/T pitched-blade turbine

0.75

D/T marine propeller

0.57

Operation conditions

Aeration rate

0.3-3.7 vvm

Agitation rate

370-1040 rpm


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