CPE 416/516 Biochemical Engineering (3)

This course is an introduction to the fundamental concepts concerning biochemical kinetics and bioreactors. In particular, this course will focus on enzymatic reactions and fermentations using genetically engineered organisms. Biochemical topics include overviews of cell structure, enzyme kinetics and cell growth kinetics. Engineering topics include: immobilization, fermenter design and sterilization processes.

Prerequisites: MTH 245; CHM 332, 432 or 433; CPE 415 and a grade of C or better in CPE 204 or by permission of instructor.

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