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Fall 2024
Jun 25, 2024
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ABE 55800 - Biological Engineering Design II
Credit Hours: 3.00. This course will focus on the design, synthesis, creation, evaluation, and optimization of processes to convert basic biological materials into a finished product. Concepts of materials and energy balances, thermodynamics, kinetics, transport phenomena of biological systems will be used to design processes to minimize energy and environmental impacts, and evaluate economic factors while maintaining product quality. Course will include group projects, oral and written reports.
0.000 OR 3.000 Credit hours

Syllabus Available
Levels: Undergraduate, Graduate, Professional
Schedule Types: Distance Learning, Laboratory, Lecture

Offered By: College of Agriculture
Department: Ag & Biological Eng Program

Course Attributes:
Upper Division

May be offered at any of the following campuses:     
      West Lafayette

Learning Outcomes: 1. Develop an understanding of Bio and Food Separation Processes. 2. Evaluate the economic aspects of product costs. 3. Develop and conduct an experimental design to identify impact of process variables to improve product quality. 4. Develop processes to minimize environmental and energy impact. 5. Develop an understanding of optimization (zero discharge/minimum energy). 6. Develop a business plan. 7. Communicate technological information. 8. Improve computer skills to operate and schedule processes (superPro Designer/Batches). 9. Work in teams to design a biological/food process. 10. Review technical and patent literature

May not be enrolled as the following Classifications:     
      Sophomore: 45 - 59 hours
      Sophomore: 30 - 44 hours
      Freshman: 0 - 14 hours
      Freshman: 15 - 29 hours

GR-ABE 55800 Requisites

General Requirements:

Student Attribute: GR
May not be taken concurrently.  )
Course or Test: ABE 55700
Minimum Grade of D-
May not be taken concurrently. )

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