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Course Info

  • Course Number / Code:
  • 10.492-2 (Fall 2004) 
  • Course Title:
  • Integrated Chemical Engineering Topics I: Introduction to Biocatalysis 
  • Course Level:
  • Undergraduate 
  • Offered by :
  • Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)
    Massachusetts, United States  
  • Department:
  • Chemical Engineering 
  • Course Instructor(s):
  • Prof. Kristala L. Jones Prather 
  • Course Introduction:

  • 10.492-2 Integrated Chemical Engineering Topics I: Introduction to Biocatalysis

    Fall 2004

    Course Highlights

    This course includes a selection of downloadable lecture notes.

    Course Description

    This course provides a brief introduction to the field of biocatalysis in the context of process design. Fundamental topics include why and when one may choose to use biological systems for chemical conversion, considerations for using free enzymes versus whole cells, and issues related to design and development of bioconversion processes. Biological and engineering problems are discussed as well as how one may arrive at both biological and engineering solutions.

    *Some translations represent previous versions of courses.


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