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Unformatted text preview: where the cellular components are removed from the rest of the stream. The entering process stream contains 30 wt% alcohol, 5 wt% sugar, 10 wt% cells, and the rest water. The cell-rich product stream is 90 wt% cells, 2.5 wt% sugar, 0.5 wt% alcohol, and 7 wt% water. a) Draw and label a flow chart for this process. b) Write mass balance equations for this process. Name________________________________________________________________________________ c) Determine the composition of the cell-free product stream assuming 100 g/min is fed into the process. Composition: (wt%) d) (2 sentences maximum): Would you recommend recycling any of the product streams to the bioreactor? Why?...
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This note was uploaded on 05/01/2011 for the course CHBE 2100 taught by Professor Staff during the Fall '08 term at Georgia Institute of Technology.
- Fall '08