Computational Fluid Dynamics Applied to Laboratory Scale Cell Culture Reactors for the Prediction of Hydrodynamic Stress

  • Eric Olmos
  • Nicolas Fischbach
  • Annie Marc
Conference paper

Abstract

Using Computational Fluid Dynamics, a method for the design of animal cell culture reactors is proposed. This approach is based on the concept of Fluid Stress Distribution and on the calculation of animal cell paths.

Keywords

Velocimetry Incompressibility 

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References

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© Springer 2007

Authors and Affiliations

  • Eric Olmos
    • 1
  • Nicolas Fischbach
    • 1
  • Annie Marc
    • 1
  1. 1.Laboratoire des Sciences du Génie Chimique UPR CNRS 6811-INPLVandoeuvre les NancyFrance

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