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Table 2 The calculated values of hydrodynamic parameters at different speeds

From: Alginate-chitosan core-shell microcapsule cultures of hepatic cells in a small scale stirred bioreactor: impact of shear forces and microcapsule core composition

Impeller speed (rpm) Reynolds number Specific energy dissipation rate(W kg−1) × 10−4 Maximum shear stress τmax (pa) × 10−2 Microscale of turbulence λK (μm) Integrated shear factor
ISF(s−1)
30 670 0.544 3.72 345.23 4.71
60 1340 3.90 10.2 210.43 8.72
100 2270 16.5 20.5 146 14.7