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Course, academic year 2019/2020
Bioengineering - S319008
Title: Bioengineering
Guaranteed by: Department of Biotechnology (319)
Faculty: Faculty of Food and Biochemical Technology
Actual: from 2019 to 2020
Semester: summer
Points: summer s.:6
E-Credits: summer s.:6
Examination process: summer s.:
Hours per week, examination: summer s.:3/1, Ex [HT]
Capacity: unlimited / unlimited (unknown)
Min. number of students: unlimited
Language: English
Teaching methods: full-time
Teaching methods: full-time
For type:  
Note: course can be enrolled in outside the study plan
enabled for web enrollment
Guarantor: Páca Jan prof. Ing. DrSc.
Brányik Tomáš prof. Ing. Ph.D.
Interchangeability : AB319002
Examination dates   Schedule   
Annotation -
Last update: Kopecká Blanka Ing. Ph.D. (29.08.2018)
The course focuses on understanding and quantitative description of biological processes in the context of their implementation under defined conditions enabling to achieve reproducibility of results. The syllabus is based on the principles of kinetics, balancing as well as measurement and regulation of biological processes, including the design of the equipment.
Aim of the course -
Last update: Kopecká Blanka Ing. Ph.D. (29.08.2018)

Students will be able to:

Understand the biological, chemical and engineering processes in the biotechnology industry

Describe and evaluate basic biocatalytic processes.

Quantitatively evaluate experimental data of processes catalyzed by biological elements and to carry out heat and mass balances of biotechnological processes.

Design mixing and aeration equipment of bioreactors.

Literature -
Last update: Kopecká Blanka Ing. Ph.D. (29.08.2018)

R: Doran P.M.: Bioprocess Engineering Principles, Academic, London, 1995, ISBN: 9780122208553

R: Moo-Young M.: Comprehensive biotechnology, Elsevier B.V., 2011, ISBN: 9780080885049

A: Dunn I.J. et al.: Biological Reaction Engineering, Wiley-VCH, 2003, ISBN:9783527307593

A: Najafpour G.D.: Biochemical Engineering and Biotechnology, Elsevier B.V., 2007, ISBN 9780444528452

Learning resources -
Last update: Kopecká Blanka Ing. Ph.D. (29.08.2018)

Syllabus -
Last update: Páca Jan prof. Ing. DrSc. (05.02.2018)

1. Scope of biotechnology

2. Scope of bioengineering

3. Enzyme kinetics

4. Kinetics of cell growth and product formation

5. Factors affecting the growth rate

6. Bioprocess characteristics

7. Cell cultivation techniques

8. Continuous cultivations

9. Control systems - Chemostat and Turbidistat

10. One-stage and multi-stage continuous culture systems

11. Mixing in Biological Reactors

12. Aeration and oxygen transfer in bioreactors

13. Bioreactors

14. Practical applications of bioreactors

Teaching methods
Activity Credits Hours
Konzultace s vyučujícími 0.2 6
Obhajoba individuálního projektu 0.1 3
Účast na přednáškách 2.1 60
Příprava na přednášky, semináře, laboratoře, exkurzi nebo praxi 1 28
Práce na individuálním projektu 0.4 11
Příprava na zkoušku a její absolvování 2.1 60
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