Course unit code:
Course unit title:
Modelling and Control of Biotechnical Processes
Mode of completion and Number of ECTS credits:
Exm (6 credits)
Course supervisor:
doc. Ing. Monika Bakošová, CSc.
Name of lecturer(s):
R. Paulen (2023/2024 – Winter)
M. Bakošová (2021/2022 – Winter)
M. Bakošová (2020/2021 – Winter)
Learning outcomes of the course unit:
Students have become familiar with the advanced approaches to modelling, simulation and control of specific processes in biochemical technology; they have become skills in development of program systems for simulation and control of dynamic systems.
Prerequisites for registration:
Course contents:
1. Linear dynamic and static system (allowance 2/0)
2. Nonlinear dynamic and static system (allowance 2/0)
3. Processes with biochemical reaction (allowance 2/0)
4. Fermentation processes (allowance 2/0)
5. Continuous-time biochemical reactors (allowance 6/0)
6. Semi-batch biochemical reactors (allowance 6/0)
7. Batch biochemical reactors (allowance 6/0)
Recommended or required reading:
  • BÁLEŠ, V. – MÉSZÁROS, A. – POLAKOVIČ, M. – ŠTEFUCA, V. – MUNTEAN, O. Biochemické technológie: Biochemical Technologies. Bratislava : AB-ART, 2003. 128 s. ISBN 80-89006-75-2.
  • BÁLEŠ, V. Modelovanie bioreaktorov. Bratislava : SVŠT v Bratislave, 1990.
  • BÁLEŠ, V. Výpočtové metódy a modelovanie: Modelovanie bioreaktorov. Bratislava : SVŠT v Bratislave, 1987. 139 s.
  • BAILEY, J E. – OLLIS, D F. Biochemical Engineering Fundamentals. New York : McGraw-Hill, 1977. 984 s. ISBN 0-07-066601-6.
Planned learning activities and teaching methods:
The course Modelling and Control of biochemical processes contains 13 lectures, each taking 2 hours. Students individually work on projects and prepare written report. Students pass exams after defence of their projects.
Assesment methods and criteria:
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