Hiroshima University Syllabus

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Academic Year 2019Year School/Graduate School School of Engineering
Lecture Code K7305030 Subject Classification Specialized Education
Subject Name 発酵工学
Subject Name
Subject Name in
Fermentation Technology
ナカシマダ ユタカ
Campus Higashi-Hiroshima Semester/Term 3rd-Year,  First Semester,  1Term
Days, Periods, and Classrooms (1T) Weds3-6:ENG 112
Lesson Style Lecture Lesson Style
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Credits 2 Class Hours/Week   Language on Instruction J : Japanese
Course Level 3 : Undergraduate High-Intermediate
Course Area(Area) 26 : Biological and Life Sciences
Course Area(Discipline) 26 : Biotechnology
Eligible Students Students who entered before FY 2016
Keywords Fermentation technology, Growth yield, Microbial energetics, Mass balance, Energy balance 
Special Subject for Teacher Education   Special Subject  
Class Status
within Educational
Essential understanding of microbial reaction rates and growth yieds against substrates and metabolic energy.  
Criterion referenced
Chemical Engineering
(Abilities and Skills)
・Definite learning of basic chemistry and chemical engineering and cultivation of application ability (C3) chemical basis.

(Knowledge and Understanding)
・Acquisition of basic and advanced knowledge relating to biotechnology and life science. (Target/Lecture class) 
Class Objectives
/Class Outline
1) Understand quantitative analysis of microbial growth, substrate consumption, metabolite production, and respiration.
2) Understand quantitative analysis of microbial energy metabolism. 
Class Schedule lesson 1 Fermentation history, microbial respiration
lesson 2 Stoichiometrics of microbial growth
lesson 3 Stoichiometrics of microbial growth energetics
lesson 4 Questions and exercise on lesson 1-3
lesson 5 Stoichiometric equation
lesson 6 Questions and exercise on lesson 5
lesson 7 Mass balance
lesson 8 Questions and exercise on lesson 7
lesson 9 Environmental factors on microbial growth
lesson 10 Microbial growth kinetics
lesson 11 Respiration of microorganisms
lesson 12 Questions and exercise on lesson 9-11
lesson 13 Versatile metabolisms of microbes
lesson 14 Fermentation metabolism analysis
lesson 15 Current biofuel and biomaterial production

Report submission (several times) 
Textbook (Biochemical Engineering, Takeshi Kobayashi, Hiroyuki Honda, Tokyo Kagaku Dojin) and Handouts 
PC or AV used in
Handouts. powerpoint 
Suggestions on
Preparation and
To understand essence on how microbes grow on their foods through a variety of energy metabolisms quantitatively, review the contents after each class 
Requirements Students are required to attend all lectures and submit reports. 
Grading Method Report (30) points, and exams (70).  
Please fill in the class improvement questionnaire which is carried out on all classes.
Instructors will reflect on your feedback and utilize the information for improving their teaching. 
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