Bodenstein number

Bodenstein number

[′bō·dən‚stīn ‚nəm·bər]
(fluid mechanics)
A dimensionless group used in the study of diffusion in reactors.
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The Bodenstein number Bo was estimated using the classical equation describing tracer concentration in loop reactors (Blenke, 1979):
The Bodenstein number is used for the axial dispersion of mass, the Peclet number for the axial dispersion of heat.
This value of the Bodenstein number corresponds to about 8 HCSTR's in series.