After completing Chapter 9 of the text and associated DVD material the reader will be able to:
  • Discuss the pseudo-steady-state-hypothesis and explain how it can be used to solve reaction engineering problems.
  • Write reaction pathways for complex reactions.
  • Explaine what an enzyme is and how it acts as a catalyst.
  • Describe Michealis-Menten enzyme kinetics and and rate law along with its temperature dependence.
  • Discss how to distinguish the different types of enzyme inhibition.
  • Discuss the stages of cell growth and the rate laws used to describe growth.
  • Write material balances on cells, substrates, and products in bioreactors to size chemostats and plot concentration-time trajectories in batch reactors.

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