Credits: 5

Schedule: 05.11.2019 - 13.12.2019

Teacher in charge (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

Sandip Bankar

Teaching Period (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 


Learning Outcomes (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

On successful completion of this course, students should be able to
- Analyze the bioprocess development and apply it for commercial interest
- Construct and interpret the bioprocess parameters in bioreactor
- Describe and distinguish between separation techniques of soluble and insoluble products during downstream processing
- Design a bioprocess starting from fermentation to final purification
- Present the importance of bioprocess technology to a group of audience and appreciate the importance of group work

Content (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

Introduction to bioporcess technology, microbial growth and product formation kinetics, process scale up and design, bioreactor operation consideration, material and energy balance in fermentation system, common stages and strategies of bio-separation, design and control of bioprocess parameters

Assessment Methods and Criteria (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

Lectures, exercises, assignments, group work and examination

Workload (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

5 cr = 135 h
Lectures 14 h
Calculation exercise 8h
Group work 43 h
Independent study and examination 60 h

Study Material (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

Reference books
Michel L. Shuler and Fikret Kargi, Bioprocess Engineering, Basic Concepts, third edition, Prentice Hall PTR
Pauline M. Doran, Bioporcess Engineering Principles, second edition, Academic press
Peter F. Stanbury, Allan Whitaker, Stephen J. Hall, Principles of Fermentation Technology, Butter-worth-Heinemann
Recent review and research articles

Substitutes for Courses (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

To be announced later.

Course Homepage (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020):

Prerequisites (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

CHEM-E3100 Biochemistry, CHEM-E3120 Microbiology, CHEM-C2310 Bioprocess Technology I

Grading Scale (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

The course is graded: fail, 1 – 5.

Registration for Courses (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 


Further Information (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

Please note that course registration will be closed before a week when actual teaching starts; for managerial reason. You need to contact a teacher individually for registration, once the deadline is over.



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