166.061 Biochemical Engineering
This course is in all assigned curricula part of the STEOP.
This course is in at least 1 assigned curriculum part of the STEOP.

2019W, VO, 2.0h, 3.0EC


  • Semester hours: 2.0
  • Credits: 3.0
  • Type: VO Lecture

Learning outcomes

After successful completion of the course, students are able to apply the basic principles of Biochemical Engineering to individual unit operations as well as on process chains. This includes Basic principles of balancing as well as gassing and agitation

Subject of course

Reaction -Kinetics and Stoichiometry bioreactor Design Disposable TechnologyUnit Operations USP Unit Operations DSP Scale-up and Plant Design Automation and control strategies, analytical measurement principles Additional requirements for pharmaceutical production Process Engineerring Documents and Procedures

Teaching methods

Lecture and case studies Basic Principles of Biochemical engineering

Mode of examination


Additional information





Course dates

Fri08:00 - 10:0004.10.2019Seminarraum BA 02B VO BioVT
Fri16:00 - 18:0004.10.2019Seminarraum BA 02B VO BioVT
Fri16:00 - 18:0011.10.2019Seminarraum BA 02B VO BioVT
Fri08:15 - 10:0018.10.2019Seminarraum BA 02B VO BioVT
Fri10:00 - 11:0018.10.2019 Bauteil BH Seminar Raum BHEinführungsveranstaltung Master Spez Biotechnologie & Bioanalytik
Fri16:00 - 18:0018.10.2019Seminarraum BA 02B HERWIG
Fri08:15 - 10:0025.10.2019Seminarraum BA 02B BioVT
Fri16:00 - 18:0025.10.2019Seminarraum BA 02B BioVT
Fri08:15 - 10:0008.11.2019Seminarraum BA 02B BioVT
Fri16:00 - 18:0008.11.2019Seminarraum BA 02B BioVT
Fri08:00 - 10:0022.11.2019Seminarraum BA 02B VO BioVT
Fri16:00 - 18:0022.11.2019Seminarraum BA 02B VO BioVT
Fri08:15 - 10:0013.12.2019Seminarraum BA 02B BioVT

Examination modalities

Oral Exam


DayTimeDateRoomMode of examinationApplication timeApplication modeExam
Thu - 15.10.2020oral29.07.2020 09:00 - 07.10.2020 09:00TISSPrüfung
Thu - 26.11.2020oral28.09.2020 15:00 - 19.11.2020 09:00TISS166061
Fri - 18.12.2020oral05.10.2020 15:00 - 14.12.2020 09:00TISS166061
Thu10:00 - 12:0028.01.2021 oral29.10.2020 15:00 - 22.01.2021 09:00TISS166061
Thu10:00 - 12:0004.03.2021 Büro Prof. Herwigoral30.11.2020 15:00 - 25.02.2021 09:00TISS166061
Thu - 22.04.2021oral04.01.2021 15:00 - 19.04.2021 09:00TISS166061

Course registration

Not necessary



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  Spektrum, 2011
•Bioverfahrensentwicklung (W. Storhas);    Wiley-VCH, Weinheim, 2003
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  Springer, Berlin, 1994
•Bioreaction Engineering Principles (J.Nielsen, J.Villadsen);   Plenum Press, London 2011
• Bioreaction Engineering: Modeling and Control (K. Schügerl, KH Bellgardt   Springer, Berlin 2000
• Biochemical Engineering Fundamentals (J.E.Bailey, D.F.Ollis);   McGraw-Hill, New York; 1986
•Bioprocess Engineering Principles (Pauline M. Doran), 2012