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Simulation of a Novel Tubular Microalgae Photobioreactor with Aerated Tangent Inner Tubes: Improvements in Mixing Performance and Flashing-Light Effects

Table 1

Comparison of performance of the different tubular photobioreactors (PBRs).

PBR characteristicsTKE (cm2·s−2) (Hz) (%)Reference

Tangent double-tube PBRs0.69801.847. 8This work
Concentric double-tube PBRs0.5541.0135.1This work
Serial lantern-shaped draft tube PBRs26.60.47632.9[8]
Novel static mixers inside the tubular PBR23[10]
Successive and independent arrangement of Kenics mixer units in tubular PBRs0.59-0.64[11]
Tubular PBRs with spiral ribs1.0-1.4 Hz[13]
Twisted tubular photobioreactor0.9-4.0[16]
A draft-tube airlift PBR for Botryococcus braunii32-740.7 ± 0.02[38]

“—” means “not calculated in the literature”.

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