790371 Automation of bioprocesses

Lecture and exercise
Semester hours
Lecturer (assistant)
Luchner, Markus , Striedner, Gerald , Gölles, Markus
Offered in
Sommersemester 2024
Languages of instruction



- Basics of automation, definitions, layout of a biotech plant

- Hardware: signal acquisition, interfacing, visualisation, systems hierarchy and ´architecture (field bus, smart sensors, actors)

- Design, system specification, contract specification

- Validation (QA) (GAMP)


- Layout of vessel, I scheme, I/O list, layout system specification, contract specification

- DEMO process control software

Objective (expected results of study and acquired competences)

After successful completion of this course, students will be able to explain general bioprocess automation concepts and process control strategies as well as hardware and software solutions. Students will be able to select required hardware components and software solutions for bioprocess automation. They can define specification requirements.
You can find more details like the schedule or information about exams on the course-page in BOKUonline.