Biochemical engineering 310

Module code CBI 310
Qualification Undergraduate
Faculty Faculty of Engineering, Built Environment and Information Technology
Module content

Characterisation and taxonomy of biological material. Biochemistry and the chemistry of life. Biological growth requirements, metabolism, growth kinetics and product formation. Enzyme chemistry and kinetics, basic stoichiometry of biological reactions as well as mass - and energy balances for these processes using a chemical engineering approach. Biological reactor, operation and downstream processing.

Module credits 16.00
NQF Level 07
Prerequisites (CIR 211), (CHM 215) ,(WTW 256), MPR 213
Contact time 3 practicals per week, 4 lectures per week
Language of tuition Module is presented in English
Department Chemical Engineering
Period of presentation Semester 1

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