Collect. Czech. Chem. Commun. 1987, 52, 2654-2663

Oxygen transfer in high-speed fermenter under steady cultivation conditions

Pavel Seichter

Research Institute of Chemical Equipment, 602 00 Brno


A method for volume mass transfer coefficient calculation under steady fermentation conditions, including correction of partial oxygen pressure in bubbles, has been developed. Number of continuous cultivations on ethanol and sulphite substrates were evaluated on the basis of the suggested method.