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Monash University Handbook 2011 Undergraduate - Unit

6 points, SCA Band 0 (NATIONAL PRIORITY), 0.125 EFTSL

Refer to the specific census and withdrawal dates for the semester(s) in which this unit is offered.

FacultyFaculty of Science
OfferedSunway First semester 2011 (Day)
Coordinator(s)Dr Choo Wee Sim


In this unit, students will be introduced to typical biochemical processes, from feedstock supply, reaction, separation and utilities. Treatment and storage of the feedstock / product will also be examined. The subject will focus on the operation and choice of typical equipment and processes. Safety issues and financial impact will be highlighted.


Examination: (60%)
Continuous assessment: (40%)

Chief examiner(s)

Dr Choo Wee Sim

Contact hours

Weekly: 2 hrs of lectures, 2 hrs of tutorial / project work and 8 hrs of self-study


Preference given to students with high school mathematics and satisfactory completion of 48 credit points of level one units (including CHM1011 and CHM1022), with an overall average of 60% or above.