Modeling, Simulation and Introduction to Bioinformatics (IB801)


M.Tech (IB)


Elective Courses (Ele)

Credits (L-T-P): 

04 (3-1-0)


Mathematical modeling of a process and its significance; different approaches to modeling; structured and unstructured models of cell growth; substrate utilization and product formation (e.g. Monod
Perret Model), Heterogeneous model like Shu's seggregated model; Two-and-three compartment models of Harder and Roeis; Genetically structured models; Case studies; modeling; controlling and monitoring of activated sludge process; lactic acid fermentation; Concept of simulation: simulation languages like mimic (CDC & UNIVAC), CSMP (IBM); etc. FORTRAN VI computer programs (INT and DYFLD); Dynamic Process simulation (PACER; FLOWTRAN; CHESS etc); Structure for simulation programme; General arrangement of main programme; Mathematical techniques like Newton
Raphson convergence, linear interpolation; first order and second order integration by Euler method, Mathematical modeling of bioreactors


Dynamics of Environmental Bioprocesses by J.B.Snape, I.J.Dunn & J.E.Prenosy, V & H Publishers 1995 Process computations in Biotechnology by Jasun K Ghosh, McGrawHill 1994 H.R. Bungay, Computer Games and Simulation for Biochemical Engineering, Wiley, 1985


Chemical Engineering

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