Syllabus academic year 2007/2008

Higher education credits: 7,5. Grading scale: TH. Level: G2 (First level). Language of instruction: The course will be given in Swedish. KBT115 overlap following cours/es: BLT010, BLT010, KBT070, BLT010 och KBT070. Compulsory for: B3, MBIO1. Course coordinator: Professor Olle Holst,, Bioteknik. Prerequisites: KMB060 Microbiology. Recommended prerequisits: KET045 Chemical Reaction Engineering. Assessment: Written exam. Approved written report. Parts: 2. Home page:

To give a basic knowledge of the use of biocatalysts in process technology.

Knowledge and understanding
For a passing grade the student must

Skills and abilities
For a passing grade the student must

Judgement and approach
For a passing grade the student must

have knowledge of questions related to biosafety.

Fermentation technology incl. microbial kinetics and mass balances, substrates, industrial microorganisms, sterilization, biosafety and mass transfer. Measurement and control. Bioreactors. Enzyme technology. Downstream processing. Practical in cultivation technology.

Schuler, M. L., Kargi, F. : Bioprocess Engineering - Basic Concepts. Prentice Hall, New Jersey.


Code: 0107. Name: Bioprocess Technology.
Higher education credits: 6. Grading scale: TH. Assessment: Written exam.

Code: 0207. Name: Laboratory Work.
Higher education credits: 1,5. Grading scale: UG. Assessment: Approved written report.