Word forms: (regular plural) bubble columns
( Chemical Engineering : Reactors and separators )
In a bubble column, mixing is provided by the upward velocity of the bubbles.
A bubble column is a device in which a gas phase is injected through a column of liquid to promote
a chemical or biochemical reaction.
A bubble column is a reactor in which a gas bubbles up through a liquid or slurry.
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