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Bio and Environmental Process Engineering III

Module name (EN):
Name of module in study programme. It should be precise and clear.
Bio and Environmental Process Engineering III
Degree programme:
Study Programme with validity of corresponding study regulations containing this module.
Engineering and Management, Master, ASPO 01.10.2004
Module code: MAM-7.6
Hours per semester week / Teaching method:
The count of hours per week is a combination of lecture (V for German Vorlesung), exercise (U for Übung), practice (P) oder project (PA). For example a course of the form 2V+2U has 2 hours of lecture and 2 hours of exercise per week.
4V (4 hours per week)
ECTS credits:
European Credit Transfer System. Points for successful completion of a course. Each ECTS point represents a workload of 30 hours.
Semester: 7
Mandatory course: yes
Language of instruction:
Written examination

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Applicability / Curricular relevance:
All study programs (with year of the version of study regulations) containing the course.

MAM-7.6 Engineering and Management, Master, ASPO 01.10.2004 , semester 7, mandatory course
Workload of student for successfully completing the course. Each ECTS credit represents 30 working hours. These are the combined effort of face-to-face time, post-processing the subject of the lecture, exercises and preparation for the exam.

The total workload is distributed on the semester (01.04.-30.09. during the summer term, 01.10.-31.03. during the winter term).
60 class hours (= 45 clock hours) over a 15-week period.
The total student study time is 150 hours (equivalent to 5 ECTS credits).
There are therefore 105 hours available for class preparation and follow-up work and exam preparation.
Recommended prerequisites (modules):
Recommended as prerequisite for:
Module coordinator:
Prof. Dr. Timo Gehring
Lecturer: Prof. Dr. Timo Gehring

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Learning outcomes:
Students will acquire a deeper understanding of industrial microbiology, biochemistry, bioprocess technology and industrial clean production and will learn to apply the knowledge gained.
They will also be taught how to estimate, compute and optimize the costs for complete systems and plants.

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Module content:
Advanced biochemistry; Advanced microbial and metabolic physiology; Gene regulation; Taxonomy; Introduction to new methodologies
Advanced aspects of genetic engineering; Gene transfer vectors; Viruses; Plasmids; Biotechnological methods for transferring genetic material from one organism to another; Risks and rewards of genetic engineering
Industrial microbiology; Production processes for microbial products; Up-stream processing; Separation methods; Food technology; Algae technology
Treatment of drinking water and process water; Industrial clean production; Industrial wastewater purification ; Industrial ecology; Anaerobic processes; High-performance reactors; Slurry recycling channels; Gasification; Desulphurization processes; Exhaust gas scrubbing; Exhaust air purification; Dimensioning of entire plants with internal recycling paths
Life cycle cost optimization

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Teaching methods/Media:
Copies of transparencies/slides used in the lectures, Lecture notes

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Recommended or required reading:
ATV Handbuch:  Biol. und weitergehende Abwasserereinigung
Brock et al.:  Biology of Microorganisms, Prentice Hall
Thomé-Kozimensky:  Klärschlammentsorgung
Muttzall:  Einführung i. d. Fermentationstechnik, Behrs
Mulder:  Biological wastewater treatment for industrial effluents: technology and operation, Paques

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