Fundamentals of biotechnological processes and plants (2016/2017)

Course code
4S02707
Credits
6
Coordinator
David Bolzonella
Academic sector
ING-IND/25 - CHEMICAL PLANTS
Language of instruction
Italian
Teaching is organised as follows:
Activity Credits Period Academic staff Timetable
teoria 5 I sem. David Bolzonella
laboratorio 1 I sem. David Bolzonella

Lesson timetable

I sem.
Activity Day Time Type Place Note
teoria Monday 11:30 AM - 1:30 PM lesson Lecture Hall H  
teoria Tuesday 1:30 PM - 3:30 PM lesson Lecture Hall H  
laboratorio Tuesday 1:30 PM - 6:30 PM lesson Laboratory Laboratorio Bioreattori  

Learning outcomes

The course aims at transfer the basic knowledge for the application of fermentative processes in continuous and discontinuous bioreactors including their facilities/utilities (aeration, mixing, process control)

Syllabus

The course programme is based on the following macro-blocks

1. Pre-requisites (definitions)
2. Mass and energy balances in transient and steady state conditions
3. Transport phenomens for mass, energy and momentum
4. Reaction order and kinetics, biological reactions
5. Bioreactors : continuos, discontinuous and hybrid reactors
6. Utilities for bioreactors: mixing, aeration, temperature and pH control

Assessment methods and criteria

1. Written part (numerical exercises)
2. Oral part
3. Report on lab experiences

STUDENT MODULE EVALUATION - 2016/2017