- Introduction to the course; Basic features of measurement and control of biotechnological processes
- Basics of measurement, metrology; calibration; traceability; measurement errors, legal regulations
- Introduction to process measurements
- Measuring Transmitters - Selection and General Features
- Measurement of Physics variables in the BT process - level, flow, pressure, temperature
- Measurements for bioreactor control (optical density, respiration ratio, dissolved oxygen, CO2, ...).
- Automatic FIA measurement systems
- Process automatization, process control, biotechnological processes control
- The Dynamics of 1st Order System
- Parameter regulation in BT process - examples - level, pH, turbidimeter)
- The Dynamics of 2nd Order System
- Application of artificial intelligence algorithms for monitoring and control of biotechnological processes.
- interpret the basic concepts of measurement systems for computer control of processes
- calculate measurement errors and calibration parameters.
- apply chemometric methods for control of biotechnological processes
- choose the appropriate interfaces to connect the computer with measurement instrumentation in BT process
- analyze linearity of the system using the transfer functions of basic technological operations in biotechnology.
- analyze the stability of process control
- formatting PID controller parameters for higher-level system models with time delay.
To enrol in this course, the following courses must be completed:
- Transport Phenomena
- Unit Operations
- Numerical Methods and Programming