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CHE4171

Faculty of Engineering

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Monash University Handbook 2010 Undergraduate - Unit

6 points, SCA Band 2, 0.125 EFTSL

LevelUndergraduate
FacultyFaculty of Engineering
OfferedClayton Second semester 2010 (Day)
Coordinator(s)P Doran

Synopsis

Quantitative and analytical skills required for biochemical and bioprocess engineering will be covered. The relationships between chemical engineering principles and approaches and biology will be explored. Knowledge about the operational considerations for suspended cultures, immobilized cultures, bioreactors, scaling, process selection, and operation of bioprocess unit operations will be discussed and worked on through calculations.

Assessment

Laboratory work: 10%, Assignments/Tests: 20%
Examination: 70%
Students are required to achieve at least 45% in the total continuous assessment component (assignments, tests, mid-semester exams, laboratory reports) and at least 45% in the final examination component. Students failing to achieve this requirement will be given a maximum of 45% in the unit.

Chief examiner(s)

Professor Paul Webley

Contact hours

2 hours lectures, 3 hours of practice sessions/tutor mediated group work/laboratory work and 7 hours of private study per week

Prerequisites

CHE2165 (or BCH2011 or BMS1011 or BIO1011) and CHM1011 (or CHM1022 or CHM2735 or VPS1021 or VPS1022)