Fluid Dynamics in Bioreactor Design: Considerations for the Theoretical and Practical Approach

  • B. Weyand
  • M. Israelowitz
  • H. P. von Schroeder
  • P. M. Vogt

The following chapter summarizes principles of fluid dynamics in bioreactor design with a focus on mammalian cell-culture systems.

Keywords

Bioreactor Computational fluid dynamics Flow pattern Fluid dynamics Laminar flow Shear stress Perfusion system Pulsatile flow Rotating vessel Stirring system 

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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2009

Authors and Affiliations

  • B. Weyand
    • 1
  • M. Israelowitz
    • 2
  • H. P. von Schroeder
    • 3
  • P. M. Vogt
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Plastic, Hand and Reconstructive Surgery OE 6260Hannover Medical SchoolHannoverGermany
  2. 2.Biomimetics Technologies Inc.TorontoCanada
  3. 3.Department of Surgery, University Hand Program and Bone Lab University of TorontoToronto Western HospitalTorontoCanada

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