Productivity Analysis

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Productivity is one of the most important aspects of a chemical process, that can be expressed in many ways. $/time, $/gram DW, $/reactor volume, instantaneous productivity, Average productivity.....

Definitions of productivity

Volumetric Productivity

Specific Productivity

Papers that have Batch Time Course Data

Rao AR, Dayananda C, Sarada R, Shamala TR, Ravishankar GA. 2007. Effect of salinity on growth of green alga Botryococcus braunii and its constituents. Bioresour. Technol. 98:560–4.

Kojima E, Zhang K. 1999. Growth and hydrocarbon production of microalga Botryococcus braunii in bubble column photobioreactors. J. Biosci. Bioeng. 87:811–5.

Calculations Examples