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Graduate Course Proposal Form Submission Detail - ECH6400

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Current Status: Approved, Permanent Archive - 2003-05-15
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  1. Department and Contact Information

    Tracking Number Date & Time Submitted
    2077 2003-05-16
     
    Department College Budget Account Number
    Chemical Engineering EN 210700000
     
    Contact Person Phone Email
    William E. Lee 9742136 lee@eng.usf.edu

  2. Course Information

    Prefix Number Full Title
    ECH 6400 Bioseparations

    Is the course title variable? N
    Is a permit required for registration? N
    Are the credit hours variable? N
    Is this course repeatable?
    If repeatable, how many times? 0

    Credit Hours Section Type Grading Option
    3 C - Class Lecture (Primarily) R - Regular
     
    Abbreviated Title (30 characters maximum)
    Bioseparations
     
    Course Online? Percentage Online
    -

    Prerequisites

    Graduate Standing in engineering or CI

    Corequisites

    none

    Course Description

    Design and analysis of bioseparation processes, including crystallization, membrane separations, chromatography, liquid-liquid extraction, electrophoresis, and emerging technologies. Open to nonmajors with CI.


  3. Justification

    A. Please briefly explain why it is necessary and/or desirable to add this course.

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    B. What is the need or demand for this course? (Indicate if this course is part of a required sequence in the major.) What other programs would this course service?

    xx

    C. Has this course been offered as Selected Topics/Experimental Topics course? If yes, how many times?

    xx

    D. What qualifications for training and/or experience are necessary to teach this course? (List minimum qualifications for the instructor.)

    xx


  4. Other Course Information

    A. Objectives

    1) Understand the underlying physical and biological properties important to bioseparations, including mathematical modeling2) Understand the analysis and design of contemporary bioseparation processes, including crystallization, solvent extraction (liquid-liquid separation), filtration, chromatographic techniques, and emerging technologies3) Address basic application situations and their associated design parameters in pharmaceutical, food, chemical, and environmental systems.

    B. Learning Outcomes

    Upon completion of the course, students should be able to:1) Understand the relevant physical and biological properties needed to develop a contemporary bioseparation process2) Explain crystallization/precipitation processes3) Explain in detail chromatographic separation techniques4) Work with size-based separation processes (filtration, etc.)5) Understand emerging bioseparation techniques6) Appreciate the extent of bioseparation applications in areas such as pharmaceutical, food, chemical, biomedical, and environmental.7) Access relevant information sources

    C. Major Topics

    1) Review of separation science foundations (equilibrium, stage-wise calculations, physical property issues, etc.)2) Cell disruption techniques3) Size-based separations (filtration, centrifugation, etc.)4) Crystallization, precipitation, and related technologies5) Chromatographic techniques6) Liquid-liquid separations7) Electrophoresis and related techniques8) Emerging technologies9) Economic analysis10) Regulatory issues, equipment validation, and related topics

    D. Textbooks

    Bioseparations Science & Engineering (R. G. Harrison, P. Todd, S. Rudge and D. Petrides ; Oxford University Press)

    E. Course Readings, Online Resources, and Other Purchases

    F. Student Expectations/Requirements and Grading Policy

    G. Assignments, Exams and Tests

    H. Attendance Policy

    I. Policy on Make-up Work

    J. Program This Course Supports


  5. Course Concurrence Information



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