Course unit code:
Course unit title:
Fundamentals of Biochemical Engineering
Mode of completion and Number of ECTS credits:
Exm (4 credits)
Course supervisor:
prof. Ing. Milan Polakovič, CSc.
Learning outcomes of the course unit:
The basic principles of bioreaction kinetics and basic calculations of principal types of homogeneous biochemical reactors: batch, continuous fed batch and continuous stirred tanks.Sterilisation of bioreactors
Prerequisites for registration:
Course contents:
Fundamentals of enzyme kinetics, growth of biomass, transport phenomena in bioreactors, basic types of bioreactors
Recommended or required reading:
  • MUNTEAN, O. Biochemical Technology. Bucurest: Printech, 2003. 252 s. ISBN 973-652-899-5.
  • BÁLEŠ, V. – MÉSZÁROS, A. – POLAKOVIČ, M. – ŠTEFUCA, V. – MUNTEAN, O. Biochemické technológie: Biochemical Technologies. Bratislava : AB-ART, 2003. 128 s. ISBN 80-89006-75-2.
  • BÁLEŠ, V. – KOSSACZKÝ, E. Bioinžinierstvo kvasných procesov. Bratislava : SVŠT v Bratislave, 1986. 176 s.
  • BÁLEŠ, V. Modelovanie bioreaktorov. Bratislava : SVŠT v Bratislave, 1990.
Planned learning activities and teaching methods:
Lectures and seminars with practical solution of practical examples
Assesment methods and criteria:
Written tests, exam
Language of instruction:
Slovak, English
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