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166.164 Bioprocess Engineering
This course is in all assigned curricula part of the STEOP.
This course is in at least 1 assigned curriculum part of the STEOP.

2024S, LU, 3.0h, 3.0EC, to be held in blocked form


  • Semester hours: 3.0
  • Credits: 3.0
  • Type: LU Laboratory Exercise
  • Format: Presence

Learning outcomes

After successful completion of the course, students are able to set up a bioreactor and execute a fed-batch fermentation system as well as interpret the generated real time and off-line data. Students will get an insight into process simulation and modelling.

Subject of course

batch fermentation; fed-batch fermentation; process control (data acquisition and interpretation); computer simulations

Teaching methods

Experimental set up and execution in laboratory, application of first principle balances and kinetic models

Mode of examination

Written and oral

Additional information

Identical and held together with 166.603, but with an additional batch module for 1 additional ECTS.



Course dates

Fri13:00 - 14:0024.05.2024Seminarraum BH Biosciences Introduction; participation mandatory
Thu14:00 - 17:0006.06.2024Seminarraum BH Biosciences 166.164 LU Simulation Exercise Group VT
Course is held blocked

Examination modalities

Mixed Assessment: Lab Performance, Report, Final Discussion

Course registration

Begin End Deregistration end
30.01.2024 11:00 23.02.2024 23:59 23.02.2024 08:00

Registration modalities

Bitte Anmeldung und Gruppeneinteilung im Tiss beachten

Group Registration

GroupRegistration FromTo
Gruppe VT30.01.2024 00:0023.02.2024 23:00



Lecture notes for this course are available and will be on the introduction discussed.

Previous knowledge

BioVT VO should have been followed prior to this exercise


  • Attendance Required!