BSEN30010 Bioprocess Engineering Principles

Academic Year 2021/2022

In this module you will be introduced to some of the fundamental theories that govern the design and operation of equipment used in bioprocessing. You will encounter the principles governing heat and mass transfer in food and bioproducts and specific case studies will illustrate these principles.

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Curricular information is subject to change

Learning Outcomes:

On completion of this module students should be able to: Describe the basic principles governing heat and mass transfer; Employ theory to carry out simple heat and mass balance calculations; Apply the principles learned to analyse and design specific technologies.

Indicative Module Content:

The principles governing heat and mass transfer in food and bioproducts and specific case studies will illustrate these principles.

Student Effort Hours: 
Student Effort Type Hours
Lectures

24

Practical

6

Specified Learning Activities

15

Autonomous Student Learning

60

Total

105

Approaches to Teaching and Learning:
A mixture of class work, laboratory practicals, assignments and self directed learning 
Requirements, Exclusions and Recommendations

Not applicable to this module.


Module Requisites and Incompatibles
Incompatibles:
CHEN20030 - Thermodynamics & Kinetics


 
Assessment Strategy  
Description Timing Open Book Exam Component Scale Must Pass Component % of Final Grade
Examination: End of trimester local examination Week 12 No Graded No

35

Assignment: student assignments and structured/unstructured team work Varies over the Trimester n/a Graded No

30

Examination: Mid trimester examination Week 7 No Graded No

35


Carry forward of passed components
Yes
 
Resit In Terminal Exam
Spring Yes - 1 Hour
Please see Student Jargon Buster for more information about remediation types and timing. 
Feedback Strategy/Strategies

• Group/class feedback, post-assessment

How will my Feedback be Delivered?

Periodically

Name Role
Dr Ronald Halim Lecturer / Co-Lecturer
Professor Colm O'Donnell Lecturer / Co-Lecturer
Professor Colm O'Donnell Tutor
Timetabling information is displayed only for guidance purposes, relates to the current Academic Year only and is subject to change.
 
Autumn
     
Lecture Offering 1 Week(s) - 1 Mon 10:00 - 10:50
Lecture Offering 1 Week(s) - 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12 Mon 10:00 - 10:50
Tutorial Offering 1 Week(s) - Autumn: Even Weeks Tues 14:00 - 14:50
Lecture Offering 1 Week(s) - Autumn: All Weeks Wed 10:00 - 10:50
Practical Offering 1 Week(s) - 2, 7 Tues 15:00 - 16:30
Practical Offering 2 Week(s) - 3, 8 Tues 15:00 - 16:30
Practical Offering 3 Week(s) - 4, 9 Tues 15:00 - 16:30
Practical Offering 4 Week(s) - 5, 10 Tues 15:00 - 16:30
Practical Offering 5 Week(s) - 6, 11 Tues 15:00 - 16:30
Practical Offering 6 Week(s) - 2, 7 Tues 16:30 - 18:00
Practical Offering 7 Week(s) - 3, 8 Tues 16:30 - 18:00
Practical Offering 8 Week(s) - 4, 9 Tues 16:30 - 18:00
Practical Offering 9 Week(s) - 5, 10 Tues 16:30 - 18:00
Practical Offering 10 Week(s) - 6, 11 Tues 16:30 - 18:00
Autumn