Credits: 5

Schedule: 12.03.2019 - 24.05.2019

Teaching Period (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

IV-V, last time in Spring 2019

Learning Outcomes (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

After the course the student:

- Knows how to design economically feasible industrial processes for bio technology and chemical technology

- Is familiar with the essential phenomena affecting the processes in bio and chemical technology, and is also familiar with the models describing the rates of these phenomena

- Is familiar with the unique features of natural resources’ processing

- Is familiar with the concept “biorefinery” and is able to choose different process routes for manufacturing the desired products

- Is able to utilise process simulation tools for simulating typical processes in bio and chemical technology

- Is familiar with the effect of phase equilibrium on the processes and on the product properties

Content (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

Processes and products of bio and chemical technology; Biorefineries; Designing unit operations; Processing of renewable raw materials; Designing process concepts and composing flow charts; Industrial economy and profitability.

Assessment Methods and Criteria (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

Lectures, excersises, project work, exam.

Workload (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

5 cr = 135 h

Lectures 24 h

Exercises 24 h

Project work 67 h

Other independent studying 20 h

Study Material (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

Will be announced during the course.

Course Homepage (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020):

Grading Scale (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

0 - 5

Registration for Courses (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 


Further Information (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

 Bachelor-level students majoring in Bio and Chemical Technology are able to integrate a three-credit English course with this course. The English course fulfils the university regulation on foreign language studies for oral and written skills. For the English course, participants are required to attend 80% of the contact sessions. For more information see description of course LC-1117.


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