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Course, academic year 2019/2020
Multifunctional Chemical and Biochemical Micro-Systems - B409010
Title: Multifunkční chemické a biochemické mikrosystémy
Guaranteed by: Department of Chemical Engineering (409)
Faculty: Faculty of Chemical Engineering
Actual: from 2019 to 2019
Semester: summer
Points: summer s.:3
E-Credits: summer s.:3
Examination process: summer s.:
Hours per week, examination: summer s.:2/0, Ex [HT]
Capacity: unknown / unknown (unknown)
Min. number of students: unlimited
State of the course: not taught
Language: Czech
Teaching methods: full-time
Teaching methods: full-time
Note: course can be enrolled in outside the study plan
enabled for web enrollment
Guarantor: Slouka Zdeněk doc. Ing. Ph.D.
Interchangeability : N409055
Examination dates   Schedule   
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Annotation -
Microfluidic systems, microreactors, microarrays or microsensors are used in medicine diagnostics, environment monitoring or pharmaceutical and chemical industry. New trends in the field of chemical engineering will be presented in the course. Specific properties of microfluidic devices, typical microfluidic applications, fabrication techniques, and methods for characterization of microfluidic devices will be discussed.
Last update: Pátková Vlasta (15.01.2018)
Aim of the course -

Student will be able to:

  • understand modern trends in chemical engineering, bioanalytical applications on a chip, fuel cell systems, electrokinetics, diagnostics techniques etc.
  • fabricate microfluidic devices.
  • understand specific features of reaction-transport processes on microscale.

Last update: Pátková Vlasta (15.01.2018)
Literature -

R Hessel, V., Hardt, S., et al.: Chemical micro process engineering fundamentals, modelling and reactions. Weinheim, Wiley, 2004.

A Heller, M.J.,Guttman, A.: Integrated microfibrated biodevices. New York, Marcel Dekker, 2002.

A Hessel, V.: Chemical micro process engineering processing and plants. Weinheim, Wiley, 2005.

Last update: Pátková Vlasta (15.01.2018)
Learning resources -


Last update: Pátková Vlasta (15.01.2018)
Syllabus -

1. Introduction - microfluidics, microreactors.

2. Transport characteristics of microfluidic systems.

3. Microarrays, lab on a chip systems.

4. Unit operations of chemical engineering in microfluidic chips.

5. Microfluidic bioapplications.

6. Optical and electrochemical microsensors.

7. Chemical and microbial fuel cells.

8. AFM characterization of surfaces.

9. Microfabrication techniques and substrates for microchip fabrication.

10. Photolithography, photoresists, galvanic deposition.

11. Fluid mechanics in microfluidic systems.

12. AC and DC electroosmosis, dielectrophoresis and other electric field related applications.

13. Multiphysical models of microfluidic systems.

14. Excursion - AFM, SPR, fuel cells, lithography lab.

Last update: Pátková Vlasta (15.01.2018)
Registration requirements -

Physics I

Last update: Pátková Vlasta (15.01.2018)
Teaching methods
Activity Credits Hours
Obhajoba individuálního projektu 0.5 14
Účast na přednáškách 1 28
Práce na individuálním projektu 0.5 14
Příprava na zkoušku a její absolvování 1 28
3 / 3 84 / 84
Coursework assessment
Form Significance
Defense of an individual project 25
Examination test 50
Oral examination 25