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Course, academic year 2023/2024
Multifunctional Chemical and Biochemical Micro-Systems - N409055
Title: Multifunkční chemické a biochemické mikrosystémy
Guaranteed by: Department of Chemical Engineering (409)
Faculty: Faculty of Chemical Engineering
Actual: from 2021
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: cancelled
Language: Czech
Teaching methods: full-time
Teaching methods: full-time
Is provided by: B409010
Guarantor: Přibyl Michal prof. Ing. Ph.D.
Šnita Dalimil prof. Ing. CSc.
Is interchangeable with: B409010
Examination dates   Schedule   
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: Přibyl Michal (30.09.2013)
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: Přibyl Michal (30.09.2013)
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: SEK409 (08.10.2013)
Learning resources -


Last update: Přibyl Michal (30.09.2013)
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: Přibyl Michal (25.09.2013)
Registration requirements -

Physics I

Last update: Přibyl Michal (30.09.2013)
Teaching methods
Activity Credits Hours
Účast na přednáškách 1 28
Příprava na přednášky, semináře, laboratoře, exkurzi nebo praxi 1 28
Příprava na zkoušku a její absolvování 1 28
3 / 3 84 / 84
Coursework assessment
Form Significance
Examination test 75
Oral examination 25