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CHE4132 - Biochemical engineering

3 points, SCA Band 2, 0.063 EFTSL

Undergraduate Faculty of Engineering

Leader: G Forde


Clayton Second semester 2007 (Day)


Aspects of industrial enzymology; sources, kinetics and applications. Cellular growth processes; growth kinetics in batch and continuous culture. Sterilisation of liquids and gases. Biological reactor design; configurations, aseptic design, aeration and agitation, scaleup. Downstream processing; isolation and purification of biological products. Integration of biological processes. Case studies.


Assignments: 20%
Examinations: 80%

Contact hours

2 lectures/practice classes


CHE2121 (or BIO1011 and BIO1022)