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Biological Engineering (B E)

B E 468 Microbiological Engineering (3) Application of basic engineering principles and designs in biochemical and biological processes.

B E 468 Microbiological Engineering (3)

Microbial engineering is a combination of biochemistry and microbiology applied to engineering. The purpose of this course is to provide an understanding of conversions of raw agricultural materials into value-added products via microbial fermentation. This course presents all steps in this type of bioprocessing such as mutagenesis, genetic modification for microbial manipulation, enzyme and microbial kinetics, aeration, agitation for bioreactor design, and scale-up strategies, as well as various recovery methods for downstream processing.


General Education: None
Diversity: None
Bachelor of Arts: None
Effective: Fall 2015
Prerequisite: B E 308 or bothMICRB 201 andB M B 211
Concurrent: B E 302

Note : Class size, frequency of offering, and evaluation methods will vary by location and instructor. For these details check the specific course syllabus.

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