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Introduction

  • Hongzhang Chen
Chapter
Part of the Green Chemistry and Sustainable Technology book series (GCST)

Abstract

High-solid and multi-phase bioprocess system refers to the system with more than 15% solid loading. Usually, the system is composed of solid, liquid, and gas phases. It has become the hot topic in bioprocess due to the merits of environmental friendly, water saving, and energy saving. However, “solid effect” caused by high-solid loading results in a series of problems such as high viscosity, high stirring energy consumption, and low conversion. In this chapter, overview of high-solid and multi-phase bioprocess, as well as some characteristics, is elaborated. Additionally, novel enhancement measures and integration concept for high-solid and multi-phase system are briefly introduced from the aspect of process engineering scientific theory.

Keywords

High-solid and multi-phase bioprocess Solid effect Bioprocess intensification 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Institute of Process EngineeringChinese Academy of SciencesBeijingChina

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