Syllabus academic year 2011/2012
(Created 2011-09-01.)
Credits: 7,5. Grading scale: TH. Cycle: G2 (First Cycle). Main field: Technology. Language of instruction: The course might be given in English. KBT115 overlaps following cours/es: BLT010 and KBT070. Compulsory for: B3, MBIO1. Optional for: K4p, W4p. Course coordinator: Professor Olle Holst,, Biotechnology. 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

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. 2000. ISBN 9780130819086


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.