In order to scale up our BioFactory, we need to stir things up. Production is often limited by mass transport, so the stirrer will fix that. We’ll explore the basics of bioreactor design too.
This week we will build the stirrer. Download the design files here:
Bill of Materials
In order to take part in this class you will need the following materials:
Design your bioreactor dimensions and fluxes.
Additional reading and hacking
- Physical Transport Phenonoma
- Bioreactor Design
- Magnetic Stirrer
Go ahead and buy a stirrer: