Dec 05, 2019  
2017-2018 Undergraduate Academic Catalog 
    
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EB 3560 - Unit Ops-Prod Scale Bioseparations

2 lecture hours 4 lab hours 4 credits
Course Description
This course applies the principles of phase equilibrium, transport processes and chemical kinetics to the design and characterization of batch and continuous separation processes. Graphical and rigorous numerical techniques are used in the design and scale-up of associated process equipment. The general procedures applicable to various processes are emphasized. Sample problems are drawn from the chemical, food and biochemical processing industries. Laboratory topics include techniques related to common production scale operations, which include filtration, flocculation, extraction, centrifugation and chromatography (prereq: CH 201 , EB 2910 , EB 3510 , EB 3620 )
Course Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:
  • Apply the principles of transport processes, phase equilibrium and chemical kinetics to design and characterize batch and continuous separation unit processes
  • Describe the operation of various unit processes
  • Design and scale-up the equipment for unit processes
  • Perform biomolecular engineering experimentation

Prerequisites by Topic
  • Differential equations

Course Topics
  • Introduction to Bioproducts and Bioseparations
  • Cell Lysis and Flocculation
  • Filtration
  • Sedimentation, Centrifugation
  • Extraction and distillation
  • Liquid Chromatography, Adsorption
  • Precipitation
  • Crystallization
  • Drying

Laboratory Topics
  • Lab Safety, Training, Quantitative synthesis techniques
  • Flocculation
  • Batch Filtration
  • Tangential Flow Filtration
  • Liquid-Liquid Extraction
  • Chromatography
  • Centrifugation

Coordinator
Faisal Shaikh



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