102-0217-00L  Process Engineering Ia

SemesterAutumn Semester 2023
LecturersE. Morgenroth
Periodicityyearly recurring course
Language of instructionEnglish


102-0217-00 GProcess Engineering Ia2 hrs
Wed08:00-09:35HIL E 9 »
E. Morgenroth

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AbstractBiological processes used in wastewater treatment, organic waste management, biological resource recovery. Focus on fundamental principles of biological processes and process design based on kinetic and stoichiometric principles. Processes include anaerobic digestion for biogas production and aerobic wastewater treatment.
ObjectiveStudents should be able to evaluate and design biological processes.
Microbial transformation processes
Introduction to design and modeling of activated sludge processes
Anaerobic processes, industrial applications, sludge stabilization
LiteratureThere will be a textbook that students need to purchase (see Link for further information).
Prerequisites / NoticeFor detailed information on prerequisites the student should consult the lecture program and important information (syllabus) of Process Engineering Ia that can be accessed via Link
Subject-specific CompetenciesConcepts and Theoriesassessed
Techniques and Technologiesassessed
Method-specific CompetenciesAnalytical Competenciesassessed
Social CompetenciesCommunicationassessed
Customer Orientationfostered
Personal CompetenciesCritical Thinkingassessed

Performance assessment

Performance assessment information (valid until the course unit is held again)
Performance assessment as a semester course
ECTS credits3 credits
ExaminersE. Morgenroth
Typesession examination
Language of examinationEnglish
RepetitionThe performance assessment is offered every session. Repetition possible without re-enrolling for the course unit.
Mode of examinationoral 30 minutes
Additional information on mode of examinationThe oral exam is a closed book exam. 10 Minutes before the exam officially takes place, the possibility is given to read the exam questions in the assistants office (G31.2) as a preparation.
This information can be updated until the beginning of the semester; information on the examination timetable is binding.

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