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GRSC 745 - Fundamentals of Bioprocessing

Credits: 3

This course is designed for students who desire a clear understanding of bioprocessing principles as applied to the emerging bio-based industry. This course covers the fundamentals of mass and energy balances, fluid dynamics, heat and mass transfer, as applied to bioprocessing. The microbial growth, kinetics and fermenter operation will be covered in detail. Fundamentals of downstream operation as applicable to bioprocessing will be covered in this course. Industrial bioprocessing case studies that involve the integration of the course contents will be discussed.

Three hours lecture a week.

Recommended Prerequisite: MATH 205 or MATH 20, PHYS 113 or PHYS 115, and BIOCH 265 or CHM 350 and CHM 351 or CHM 210.

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