Further Reading

Studies of heat and mass transfer in rotating-drum bioreactors

Fung CJ, Mitchell DA (1995) Baffles increase performance of solid-state fermentation in rotating drums. Biotechnol Techniques 9:295-298 Hardin MT, Howes T, Mitchell DA (2001). Residence time distribution of gas flowing through rotating drum bioreactors. Biotechnol Bioeng 74:145-153 Hardin MT, Howes T, Mitchell DA (2002) Mass transfer correlations for rotating drum bioreactors. J Biotechnol 97:89-101 Schutyser MAI, Weber FJ, Briels WJ, Rinzema A, Boom RM (2003) Heat and water transfer in a rotating drum containing solid substrate particles. Biotechnol Bioeng 82:552-563

Selected examples of studies undertaken in rotating-drum bioreactors Kalogeris E, Iniotaki F, Topakas E, Christakopoulos P, Kekos D, Macris BJ (2003) Performance of an intermittent agitation rotating drum type bioreactor for solid-state fermentation of wheat straw. Bioresource Technol 86:207-213 Kargi F, Curme JA (1985) Solid-state fermentation of sweet sorghum to ethanol in a rotary-

drum fermenter. Biotechnol Bioeng 27:1122-1125 Marsh AJ, Mitchell DA, Stuart DM, Howes T (1998) O2 uptake during solid-state fermentation in a rotating drum bioreactor. Biotechnol Letters 20:607-611 Mitchell DA, Tongta A, Stuart DM, Krieger N (2002) The potential for establishment of axial temperature profiles during solid-state fermentation in rotating drum bioreactors Biotechnol Bioeng 80:114-122 Stuart DM, Mitchell DA, Johns MR, Litster JD (1998) Solid-state fermentation in rotating drum bioreactors: Operating variables affect performance through their effects on transport phenomena. Biotechnol Bioeng 63:383-391

Simplified approach to making design and operating decisions for rotating drums Hardin MT, Mitchell DA, Howes T (2000) Approach to designing rotating drum bioreactors for solid-state fermentation on the basis of dimensionless design factors Biotechnol Bioeng 67:274-282

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