- Bioprocess Engineering and Technology
- Bioprocess Principles
- Bioprocess Plant and Equipment Design
- Bioprocess Modeling and Automation
- Bioprocess Optimization, Modeling and Simulations
- Modeling and Analysis of Bioprocesses
1. Bioprocess Engineering and Technology
|1."Bioprocess Engineering" by Shuler and Kargl|
“Bioprocess Engineering” Book Review: This book introduces the key principles of biochemistry, microbiology, and molecular biology that enable bioprocess engineers to achieve consistent control over biological activity. It contains newer illustrations of the internal structures and functions of different types of microorganisms, major metabolic pathways, enzymes, microbial genetics, kinetics, and stoichiometry of growth, and product information in the form of diagrams for easier understanding. The latest syllabus of various universities in India is taken into account, with topics like the production of pharmaceuticals and biologics, solution of environmental problems, production of commodities, and medical applications included and described in detail. The book also provides a large number of solved numerical examples drawn from various university examinations at the end of the theoretical part of each chapter. The text reflects the advances transforming the field, from genetic sequencing to new techniques for producing proteins from recombinant DNA. The book also provides an introduction to techniques applicable in pharmacy, biologics, medicine, environmental engineering, and more.
|2."Biochemical Engineering Fundamentals" by James E Bailey and David F Ollis|
“Biochemical Engineering Fundamentals” Book Review: The 2nd edition of this book, which provides an introduction to chemical engineering, has been revised and updated. It is designed mainly for GATE aspirants, as well as engineering students, teachers, and those preparing for other competitive examinations. The book covers major problems in biochemical engineering, exam patterns, and the latest research results, giving a wider scope for preparation. Topics covered in the book include the process-oriented field of bioprocess technology and advanced concepts like engineering principles necessary for bioprocess synthesis and design. Each chapter contains various descriptions, examples, laws, and important points for easier revision. The book is a blend of chemical engineering with biological concepts, covering topics such as modeling, control, and instrumentation, and applications are also included.
|3."Bioprocess Technology" by Anton Moser|
“Bioprocess Engineering” Book Review: This book, targeted at undergraduate level students, explains concepts in a simple and concise manner and contains a wide range of solved examples. It deals with topics like basic principles and applied engineering practice, integration between biological and physical phenomena, internal development of the field of biotechnology, and various problems dealing with bioreactors for obtaining kinetic data in the analysis of specific processes. Diagrams provided in the book are clear and error-free, with standard and simple procedures used for deriving equations and ample solved examples. The book is mainly for chemical engineering students and attempts to present the formal kinetic macro-approach, while also providing practical knowledge.
|4."Biochemical Engineering" by James M Lee|
“Bioprocess Engineering” Book Review: This textbook covers topics like functional genomics and cellular engineering, chromatography, metabolic engineering, animal cell culture, and protein processing, presenting the subject as both a science and an art. The theories and explanations are supported by a large number of solved examples, and additional figures have been added for clarity and understanding. Multiple choice questions and other pedagogically arranged questions are also provided to help students assess their subject knowledge. This book is designed primarily as a textbook for undergraduate and postgraduate students, but is also useful for undergraduate students of engineering.
|5."Bioprocess Engineering" by Michael L Shuler / Fikret Kargi|
“Bioprocess Engineering” Book Review: This book provides comprehensive coverage, including point solutions and sufficient exercises for readers to gain maximum knowledge. Chapters cover topics like the internal structure and functions of different types of microorganisms, major metabolic pathways, enzymes, microbial genetics, kinetics, and stoichiometry of growth and product information. The book also covers the theory of engineering principles necessary for bioprocess synthesis and design, with a plethora of solved examples included in every chapter. Advanced concepts like functional genomics and cellular engineering are also extensively covered. The book is useful for students pursuing chemical engineering and those preparing for various competitive examinations.
|6."Bioprocess Engineering" by Liu|
“Bioprocess Engineering” Book Review: This book serves as a guide for bioprocess courses offered nationwide, primarily to first to third-year graduate students after completing elementary courses. It covers the design and development of equipment and processes for manufacturing various products, including food, feed, pharmaceuticals, nutraceuticals, chemicals, and paper and polymers from biological materials. The book is regularly updated to include all relevant changes. It includes chapters on metabolic engineering, sustainable bioprocessing, membrane filtration, turbulence and impeller design, downstream processing, and oxygen transfer systems. The book provides comprehensive content on bioprocess kinetics, systems, sustainability, and reaction engineering, including well-explained drawings and solved examples for easy understanding of the subject matter.
|7."Bioprocess Engineering Principles" by Doran|
“Bioprocess Engineering Principles” Book Review: This book is an ideal resource for senior undergraduates and graduates seeking to transition from biochemistry, microbiology, or molecular biology to bioprocess engineering. The book presents the concepts of bioprocess engineering in a student-friendly manner, combining analytical rigor with accessibility. The latest edition includes new chapters on designing and developing equipment and processes for manufacturing agricultural, food, feed, pharmaceutical, nutraceutical, chemical, and paper and polymer products, as well as treating wastewater. The book contains numerous examples and exercises to practice and test the concepts covered. It provides an all-around introduction to the internal structure and functions of different microorganisms, major metabolic pathways, enzymes, microbial genetics, and kinetics, making it a valuable resource for undergraduate students and those preparing for competitive exams.
|8."Bioprocess Engineering Principles" by Pauli M|
“Bioprocess Engineering Principles” Book Review: This book covers the principles of bioprocess engineering and requires no prior knowledge for biological scientists. The book provides a clear explanation of topics such as the internal structure and functions of different microorganisms, major metabolic pathways, enzymes, microbial genetics, kinetics, and stoichiometry of growth and product information. It is targeted for undergraduate engineering students, with emphasis on treating biological systems with an engineering perspective. The book also includes important chapters on biotechnology applications for producing pharmaceuticals and biologics, solving environmental problems, and medical applications. The book contains numerous solved exercises throughout the text to reinforce the concepts covered.
|9."Biotechnology and Bioprocess Engineering" by Dr C M Narayan|
“Biotechnology and Bioprocess Engineering” Book Review: This book is an ideal comprehensive guide for understanding biotechnology and bioprocess engineering, with a focus on industrial applications. It includes chapters on metabolic engineering, sustainable bioprocessing, membrane filtration, turbulence and impeller design, downstream processing, and oxygen transfer systems, presenting the subject as both a science and an art. The book provides numerous solved examples, additional figures, and multiple-choice questions for clarity and understanding. It is designed primarily as a textbook for undergraduate and postgraduate students, as well as useful for undergraduate engineering students. The book includes illustrations and solved examples to facilitate easy understanding.
|10."Bioprocess Engineering: Basic Concepts" by B Poornima|
“Bioprocess Engineering: Basic Concepts” Book Review: This book presents the internal structure and functions of different types of microorganisms, major metabolic pathways, enzymes, microbial genetics, and kinetics in a lucid manner, covering the syllabus of almost all universities. It can be used by undergraduate and graduate students, as well as teachers. The end-of-chapter exercises are provided under three categories: descriptive, analytical, and objective, which are useful for testing comprehension of the subject. The book systematically treats gene expression, protein engineering, and cell fusion, presenting the methods of analysis and interpretation of metabolic engineering, sustainable bioprocessing, membrane filtration, turbulence and impeller design, downstream processing, and oxygen transfer systems. It demonstrates the design applications of these processes through well-formulated worked-out examples.
|11."Bioprocesses and Engineering: Volume 40 (Advances in Biochemical Engineering/Biotechnology)" by Norman Hardman and Naim Kosaric|
|12."Bioprocess Engineering: Basic Concepts (Prentice Hall International Series in the Physical and Chemical Engineering Sciences)" by Matthew DeLisa and Fikret Kargi|
“Bioprocess Engineering: Basic Concepts (Prentice Hall International Series in the Physical and Chemical Engineering Sciences)” Book Review: The book utilizes a variety of teaching tools including illustrations, examples, problems, and references for further reading. Additionally, it features a detailed appendix covering traditional bioprocesses and highlights the significance of genomics and epigenomics, population balances, and the Gompertz equation for batch growth and product formation. It also delves into transcription, translation, regulation, and differences between prokaryotes and eukaryotes. The book explores biofuels and energy, examining coordinated enzyme systems, mixed-inhibition and enzyme-activation kinetics, and two-phase enzymatic reactions.
|13."Chemical and Bioprocess Engineering: Fundamental Concepts for First-Year Students" by Ricardo Simpson and Sudhir K Sastry|
“Chemical and Bioprocess Engineering: Fundamental Concepts for First-Year Students” Book Review: This textbook is intended for first-year engineering students who possess a strong foundation in the fundamentals of chemical and bioprocess engineering. It emphasizes the basics of both chemical and bioprocess engineering and helps students develop their problem-solving skills using material balance analysis. The book contains numerous exercises with solutions and classifies problems based on their level of difficulty. Each chapter features references and selected web pages to illustrate each example vividly. To enhance comprehension and retention, many examples involve real-world situations. Overall, the book aims to equip students with a solid understanding of chemical and bioprocess engineering fundamentals and a well-developed ability to analyze problems using material balance analysis.
|14."Bioprocess Engineering: Systems, Equipment and Facilities" by Bjorn K Lydersen and Nancy A D'Elia|
“Bioprocess Engineering: Systems, Equipment and Facilities” Book Review: This book provides practical and cautious solutions for a wide range of bioprocessing problems. Experts in the field, who have successfully met these challenges, share their insights. The book covers the necessary equipment for a bioprocessing plant, including fermenters, centrifuges, and chromatographic columns, as well as support equipment like water systems, steam generators, and waste systems. The editors and contributors draw on their experience to offer the best ways to handle each bioprocessing problem, making this book a practical and helpful guide for anyone working in the biotechnology or pharmaceutical industry.
|15."Bioprocess Parameter Control (Advances in Biochemical Engineering/Biotechnology)" by P Agrarwal and A Fiechter|
|16."Bioprocess Engineering: Pearson New International Edition: Basic Concepts" by Michael L Shuler and Fikret Kargi|
“Bioprocess Engineering: Pearson New International Edition: Basic Concepts” Book Review: This book is suitable for Senior-level and graduate courses in Biochemical Engineering, as well as programs in Agricultural and Biological Engineering or Bioengineering. It aims to introduce traditional chemical engineers and those in related disciplines to the essential concepts of bioprocessing, including the internal structure and functions of different types of microorganisms, major metabolic pathways, enzymes, microbial genetics, and kinetics and stoichiometry of growth and product information. The book explores the engineering principles required for bioprocess synthesis and design, and demonstrates their application to modern biotechnology for the production of pharmaceuticals and biologics, solving environmental problems, producing commodities, and medical applications.
|17."Bioprocess Engineering" by Michael L Shuler / Fikret Kargi|
“Bioprocess Engineering” Book Review: The book aims to explain the concepts of biochemical and bioprocess engineering, covering the fundamentals of biochemistry, microbiology, and molecular biology, including enzymes, cell functions and growth, major metabolic pathways, alteration of cellular information, and other key topics. The book introduces evolving biological tools for manipulating cell biology more effectively and reducing the costs of bioprocesses. It provides an overview of key advances in productivity, innovation, and safety. The book also discusses immobilized enzyme systems and major metabolic pathways.
|18."Bioprocess Technology" by P T Kalaiselvan and Arul Pandi|
“Bioprocess Technology” Book Review: The book comprehensively covers bioprocessing concepts such as food bioprocessing, pharmaceutical bioprocessing, enzyme bioprocessing, industrial bioprocessing, agricultural bioprocessing, energy bioprocessing, and environmental bioprocessing. It explains a broad range of fermentation techniques and microbial production, including types of fermenters, designing and operating methods, optimization methods, and production of various products. It demonstrates the integration of concepts and ideas from biological sciences, engineering disciplines, material sciences, and clinical procedures. The book also discusses the process of bioremediation and its transformation.
|19."Advances in Bioprocess Technology" by Pogaku Ravindra|
“Advances in Bioprocess Technology” Book Review: This book is intended for scientists, engineers, students, industry members, and policy-makers. It provides an overview of the latest research in environmentally integrated bioprocess technology, including niche technologies in bioprocesses that broaden readers’ understanding of downstream processing for bio products and membrane technology for bioprocesses. The book enables learners to develop an understanding of metabolic engineering, downstream processing for bioproducts, and membrane technology for bioprocesses. It covers cutting-edge bioprocess technologies such as bioenergy from lignocellulose materials, biomass gasification, ethanol, butanol, biodiesel from agro waste, enzymatic bioprocess technology, food fermentation with starter cultures, and intellectual property rights for bioprocesses. It comprehensively addresses cutting-edge technologies in bioprocesses.
|20."Product Recovery In Bioprocess Technology" by Biotol|
“Product Recovery In Bioprocess Technology” Book Review: This book covers the concept of recovery and product purification in biotechnology. It covers the underlying principles and their applications, which can be applied at all scales of operation. The book provides the knowledge needed to understand, select, and develop strategies for the recovery of products from bioreactors. It also aims to develop awareness of the issues relating to the final formulation of products.
|21."Bioprocess Design and Control (Advances in Biochemical Engineering/Biotechnology)" by R Aarts and M Aynsley|
|22."Bioprocess Engineering: Systems, Equipment and Facilities" by Nancy A D'Elia and Kim L Nelson|
“Bioprocess Engineering: Systems, Equipment and Facilities” Book Review: The book is aimed at helping engineers and science professionals develop the necessary methods and facilities to produce new biotechnology-derived products on a commercial scale. It covers various aspects related to equipment needed in bioprocessing plants, including fermenters, centrifuges, chromatographic columns, synthesizing and processing equipment, and support equipment like water systems, steam generators, waste systems, and air conditioning. The book also provides an overview of system components like pumps, filters, and valves that are essential in bioprocessing facilities. Furthermore, it includes discussions on design issues and covers the planning and design of the entire facility, including the containment and validation requirements for the process. The book provides a practical approach to help readers understand the subject matter more easily.
2. Bioprocess Principles
|1."Bioreaction Engineering: Modeling and Control" by Schugerl K and Bellgardt K V|
Book Review: This book provides a comprehensive overview of both classical and modern control engineering fundamentals. It offers a well-balanced mix of theory and practical applications, making it an ideal resource for students, researchers, and practitioners in the field of process control and modeling. The book covers all essential aspects of modern biochemical engineering, including bioprocess engineering, and explores key concepts related to the behavior of bioprocesses, as well as recent advances in bioprocess engineering and biochemical engineering. It covers a wide range of topics, including enzyme kinetics, biocatalysts, microbial growth, product formation, bioreactor design, transport, and recovery, bioprocess economics, and more. The book is written in a clear and concise style, making it accessible to readers with varying levels of knowledge, and includes a variety of methods for the analysis and design of control systems.
|2."Biochemical Engineering" by Blanch H W and Clark D S|
Book Review: This book provides a comprehensive overview of bioprocess engineering concepts and topics that are highly relevant to biology students. It is suitable for both undergraduate and graduate students looking to transition from biochemistry or molecular biology to bioprocess engineering. The book covers a wide range of topics, including metabolic engineering, membrane filtration, downstream processing, and oxygen transfer systems, and includes numerous problems and worked-out examples.
|3."Process Validation for the Production of Biopharmaceuticals" by Anthony R Newcombe|
“Process Validation for the Production of Biopharmaceuticals” Book Review: This book focuses on the concepts of process validation, with a particular emphasis on biopharmaceutical production. It is an invaluable resource for both workers involved in biopharmaceutical processes and researchers interested in the field. The book explores validation solutions and their extended applications in commercial biopharmaceutical processes. It also covers risk management strategies and the selection of key process parameters.
|4."Bioprocess Technology" by Kalaichelvan|
“Bioprocess Technology” Book Review: This book covers various stages and aspects of bioprocess technology and is an excellent resource for researchers and scientists alike. It begins with an overview of bioprocess technology before diving into the concepts of fermenters and their anatomy. The book also covers industrial fermentation and spoilage of food, as well as preservation techniques employed in a wide variety of foods and beverages. Additionally, it includes essential concepts related to biofuels, biogas, biofertilizers, biopesticides, and various waste treatment strategies.
|5."Developments in Sustainable Chemical and Bioprocess Technology" by Chu Bono Ravindra|
“Developments in Sustainable Chemical and Bioprocess Technology” Book Review: This book provides a comprehensive overview of essential developments in the field of energy production and bioprocess technology. It is an ideal resource for practicing chemists and students of chemical engineering. The book treats process integration and technology as the foundation for sustainable development and explores recent advances in chemical and bioprocesses for extracting energy from sustainable sources. Additionally, it covers safety and control strategies in detail.
|6."Enzymology And Bioprocess Technology" by Harmeet Kour|
3. Bioprocess Plant and Equipment Design
|1."Bioresources and Bioprocess in Biotechnology: Volume 1: Status and Strategies for Exploration" by Sabu Abdulhameed and N S Pradeep|
“Bioresources and Bioprocess in Biotechnology: Volume 1: Status and Strategies for Exploration” Book Review: This book presents a comprehensive overview of the various topics related to bioresources and the processes involved in their rational utilization. The book covers essential concepts such as biodiversity and conservation, food security, gene banks, and repositories. It also explores the laws governing biodiversity, bioprospecting, bioresources in traditional medicine, and biodiversity mining. The book’s rich content makes it a valuable resource for scientists, academics, activists, and product researchers alike.
|2."Handbook of Marine Microalgae: Biotechnology Advances" by Se-Kwon Kim|
“Handbook of Marine Microalgae: Biotechnology Advances” Book Review: This book is a complete guide to marine microalgae, covering their biology, production techniques, and other related topics. It offers a unique perspective on microalgae from the organism’s point of view, with contributions from world experts. In addition, the book provides methods for screening and identifying microalgae, as well as culturing methods and new insights into processing.
|3."Filaments in Bioprocesses (Advances in Biochemical Engineering/Biotechnology)" by Rainer Krull and Thomas Bley|
|4."Advances in Bioprocess Engineering" by Enrique Galindo and Octavio R Ramírez|
“Advances in Bioprocess Engineering” Book Review: The book has played a crucial role in the field of biotechnology by presenting new research on molecular and cellular biology. It also provides insights into maintaining efficient and essential processes that are vital in today’s industry. With the advancements and discoveries in biotechnology, coupled with increasing constraints such as costs, product quality, and regulatory and environmental considerations, biochemical engineers are faced with new challenges. The second volume of the book delves into the multidisciplinary nature of the field, promoting the understanding and application of both new and traditional areas of study. The chapters in the book were written by esteemed speakers invited to the 2nd International Conference on Bioprocess Engineering in September 1997.
|5."Protein Byproducts: Transformation from Environmental Burden Into Value-Added Products" by Gurpreet Singh Dhillon|
“Protein Byproducts: Transformation from Environmental Burden Into Value-Added Products” Book Review: This book covers the details of proteinaceous waste byproducts, exploring their added value, sources, extraction, recovery, and characterization. It offers insights into different protein modification techniques that can extend the lifecycle of products by using these waste products. The book covers a range of topics, including various feedstock resources, protein extraction, and related technical issues, as well as modification and conversion technologies for the production of high-value bioproducts. Experts from various fields, including applied industrial microbiology, engineering, bioprocess technology, protein chemistry, food chemistry, agriculture, plant sciences, environmental science, and waste management, have contributed to this book, making it a valuable resource for students and research scientists.
|6."Advances in Bioprocess Engineering" by Enrique Galindo and Octavio R Ramírez|
|7."Bioprocess Plant: The Interface Between Research and Manufacture in the United Kingdom" by Harold W Fowler|
|8."Cell Culture Bioprocess Engineering" by Dr Wei-Shou Hu|
“Cell Culture Bioprocess Engineering” Book Review: This book is specifically designed for individuals in the industry who are involved in mammalian cell cultivation for the production of biologics. It represents the collective expertise of two decades’ worth of experts in the field. The book covers a range of topics, including the fundamentals of cell biology and physiology, as well as process engineering principles such as stoichiometry, reactor kinetics, and scale-up. By bridging the gap between current academic research and the practical realities of today’s industrial laboratories, this manual offers the most up-to-date information for professionals in the field.
4. Bioprocess Modeling and Automation
|1."Mathematical Modeling Procedure in Bio-processes: Baker's Yeast Process" by Enas M Mostafa|
“Mathematical Modeling Procedure in Bio-processes: Baker’s Yeast Process” Book Review: This book adopts a systems theory approach to predict, simulate and streamline plant operation, conserve fuel and resources and increase workplace safety in the manufacturing, chemical, petrochemical, petroleum, biochemical and energy industries. It is intended for students pursuing chemical/biochemical engineering sciences and includes biochemical examples and applications. The book has 19 chapters divided into two parts, namely chemical physics and biological physics, covering various topics such as halogen-containing simple and complicated block copolyethers to intercalation and release of dinucleotides from a nano dimensional layered double hydroxide. The second approach uses a novel co-prototyping methodology where the nanorobotic’s multiscale model is coupled with experimental measurements.
|2."Conservation Equations And Modeling Of Chemical And Biochemical Processes (Chemical Industries)" by Parag Garhyan and Said S E H Elnashaie|
“Conservation Equations And Modeling Of Chemical And Biochemical Processes (Chemical Industries)” Book Review: This book is intended for students pursuing chemical/biochemical engineering sciences and covers many of the major themes of chemical and biochemical physics, including system theory, steady state, unsteady state, thermodynamic equilibrium, modeling of systems, fundamental laws governing the processes in terms of the state variables, different classifications of physical models. It also includes the story of chemical engineering in relation to system theory and mathematical modeling, overall heat balance with single and multiple chemical reactions and single and multiple reactions. The book consists of 19 chapters with clean diagrams and stages to help students understand the models clearly.
|3."Bioscience Methodologies in Physical Chemistry: An Engineering and Molecular Approach" by Alberto D'Amore and A K Haghi|
“Bioscience Methodologies in Physical Chemistry: An Engineering and Molecular Approach” Book Review: This book is intended for graduate/undergraduate students under biochemical or research in physical chemistry. It provides an application of physical principles in explaining and rationalizing chemical and biological phenomena. It starts by explaining selective alkyl arenes oxidations with dioxygen in the presence of catalytic systems and generally includes important topics such as polymer-based cells, kinetics, and various analyses performed. The book describes quantum and wave characteristics of spatial-energy interactions and consists of around 30 chapters covering various aspects of physical chemistry regarding biosciences. The book is designed in an engineering approach.
|4."Chemical and Biochemical Physics: A Systematic Approach to Experiments, Evaluation, and Modeling" by David Schiraldi and Gennady E Zaikov|
“Chemical and Biochemical Physics: A Systematic Approach to Experiments, Evaluation and Modeling” Book Review: This book is intended for graduate/undergraduate students under biochemical or research in physical chemistry. It covers many of the major themes of chemical and biochemical physics, from concept to technology to implementation, addressing many important issues. Many chapters include case studies and supporting technologies and explain the conceptual thinking behind current and potential uses. The book consists of an original theoretical treatment of infinite-dimensional vector spaces with additional structures and includes biochemical examples and applications. The book has 19 chapters divided into two parts, namely chemical physics and biological physics, covering various topics such as halogen-containing simple and complicated block copolyethers to intercalation and release of dinucleotides from a nano dimensional layered double hydroxide.
|5."Stochastic Analysis of Biochemical Systems (Mathematical Biosciences Institute Lecture Series)" by David F Anderson and Thomas Kurtz|
“Stochastic Analysis of Biochemical Systems (Mathematical Biosciences Institute Lecture Series)” Book Review: This book is intended for students and researchers with a solid understanding of calculus, differential equations, and elementary probability who are well-motivated by the applications of biochemical systems. The book contains an appendix summarizing the necessary backgrounds on probability theory and stochastic processes. It consists of 5 major chapters which have subtopics in each of them, covering markov chains, biochemical reaction systems, and stochastically modeled biochemical systems. The book discusses simplification, approximation methods, and numerical methods, and much of the necessary background material is summarized in the Appendix.
|6."Modeling and Control for Micro/Nano Devices and Systems (Automation and Control Engineering Book 50)" by Ning Xi and Mingjun Zhang|
“Modeling and Control for Micro/Nano Devices and Systems (Automation and Control Engineering Book 50)” Book Review: This book is intended for control engineers, lab managers, high-tech researchers, and graduate students interested in micro/nanotechnology, energy, and bio-systems. The book covers diverse topics ranging from micro/nano-scale sensors to energy devices and control of biology systems at cellular and molecular levels. The book includes numerous case studies for modeling of micro/nano devices and systems and explains how the models can be used for control and optimization purposes. Students can learn the latest modeling techniques for micro/nano-scale devices and systems and apply those techniques to their own research and development efforts.
|7."Design, Modeling and Characterization of Bio-Nanorobotic Systems" by Mustapha Hamdi and Antoine Ferreira|
“Design, Modeling and Characterization of Bio-Nanorobotic Systems” Book Review: This book offers valuable insights for students and researchers studying robotic systems. It presents two main approaches: the first approach uses multiscale modeling tools such as quantum mechanics, molecular dynamics, and continuum mechanics in combination with virtual reality techniques. This approach facilitates the design and evaluation of molecular robots through interactive nanophysics-based simulations, which allow manipulation of molecules, proteins, and engineered materials using real-time force feedback and graphical displays. The second approach utilizes a co-prototyping methodology that couples the nanorobotic’s multiscale model with experimental measurements. The book presents a novel concept of nanorobots, bio-nano actuators based on DNA, and rotating nanodevices based on carbon nanotubes. Furthermore, the platform described in the book aids in characterizing the interaction between novel drug delivery systems and cellular membranes.
|8."Biochemical Measurement and Control" by Gregory K McMillan|
“Biochemical Measurement and Control” Book Review: This book is a valuable resource for students and researchers studying robotic systems specialization. It comprehensively covers a wide range of topics, including micro/nano-scale sensors, energy devices, and the control of biological systems at the cellular and molecular levels. Important subjects such as polymer-based cells, kinetics, and various analyses are discussed in detail. The book explores the quantum and wave characteristics of spatial-energy interactions. Students will greatly benefit from learning the latest modeling techniques for micro/nano-scale devices and systems, enabling them to apply these techniques effectively in their own research and development endeavors.
5. Bioprocess Optimization, Modeling and Simulations
|1."Computational Methods to Study the Structure and Dynamics of Biomolecules and Biomolecular Processes: From Bioinformatics to Molecular Quantum Mechanics" by Adam Liwo|
“Computational Methods to Study the Structure and Dynamics of Biomolecules and Biomolecular Processes: From Bioinformatics to Molecular Quantum Mechanics” Book Review: This book provides an overview of modern computer-based techniques for studying the structure, properties, and dynamics of biomolecules and biomolecular processes. It is intended for undergraduate and graduate students in computer science and biosciences, as well as research scholars. The chapters are organized into four thematic sections covering methodology, applications, bioinformatics, and molecular quantum mechanics. The book addresses both the theory and practice of computer simulation techniques in the study of biological phenomena.
|2."Single-Cell-Based Models in Biology and Medicine (Mathematics and Biosciences in Interaction)" by Alexander Anderson and Katarzyna Rejniak|
“Single-Cell-Based Models in Biology and Medicine (Mathematics and Biosciences in Interaction)” Book Review: This book, aimed at students and scholars in mathematics and biosciences, contains a collection of chapters on specific single-cell based models. Each chapter is written by an author who has contributed to the development of the model and provides a detailed description of the model and its applications. While the chapters are grouped into sections containing related models, each chapter is self-contained.
|3."Fractals in Biology and Medicine: Volume IV: 4 (Mathematics and Biosciences in Interaction)" by Gabriele A Losa and Danilo Merlini|
|4."Process Modelling and Simulation in Chemical, Biochemical and Environmental Engineering" by Ashok Kumar Verma|
“Process Modelling and Simulation in Chemical, Biochemical and Environmental Engineering” Book Review: This book serves as a valuable resource for undergraduate and graduate students specializing in chemical, biochemical, or environmental engineering. It delves into effective approaches for modeling and simulation, providing a systematic treatment of equation-solving methods. The book emphasizes the simplification of complex processes at various levels through the use of a “model sketch.” It introduces different types of models and explains their development, showcasing examples from a diverse range of applications. The book covers 11 chapters, including the incorporation of recent trends in modeling and simulation, such as artificial neural network (ANN)-based models and hybrid models. Additionally, it includes a chapter on flowsheeting and batch processes, demonstrating the utilization of commercial or open-source software for simulation purposes.
|5."Dynamics of Environmental Bioprocesses: Modelling and Simulation" by Jonathan B Snape and Irving J Dunn|
“Dynamics of Environmental Bioprocesses: Modelling and Simulation” Book Review: This book is aimed at undergraduate and graduate students of biochemical or environmental engineering, providing an introduction to environmental bioprocess through modelling and simulation. The book begins by presenting the fundamental principles of modelling in a simple and understandable manner in the first chapter, which is suitable for both students and practicing scientists and engineers. The second chapter discusses the various environmental processes that are suitable for modelling, such as pollution and wastewater treatment. The third part of the book contains sixty-five simulation examples that can be run on any DOS personal computer with the simulation language ISIM. This book also enables the students to modify parameters and plot results, providing them with an interactive learning experience to better understand the model and system behaviour.
|6."Development of Sustainable Bioprocesses: Modeling and Assessment" by Elmar Heinzle and Arno P Biwer|
“Development of Sustainable Bioprocesses: Modeling and Assessment” Book Review: This book is ideal for undergraduate and graduate students in chemical, biochemical, or environmental engineering. It explores methodologies and provides case studies that support the development and implementation of sustainable bioprocesses. The book has a practical and industry-focused approach, starting with an introduction to bioprocess industries and their procedures. It then introduces bioprocesses and bioproducts, explaining the involved unit operations. Chapter 3 covers modeling procedures, followed by an overview of sustainability assessment methods (environmental, economic, and societal). The second part of the book focuses on case studies, highlighting the development of bioprocesses in various industries such as pharmaceuticals, food, fine chemicals, cosmetics, and bulk chemicals. Selected case studies include citric acid, biopolymers, antibiotics, and biopharmaceuticals.
6. Modeling and Analysis of Bioprocesses
|1."Bioreaction Engineering Principles" by Nielsen J and Villadsen J|
Book Review: This reference book is highly useful for designing new processes and equipment in the bio industry. It includes a new chapter on bio refinery that replaces oil and gas based processes with the production of bulk chemicals. The book explains concepts such as microbial physiology, quantitative process analysis, process design, and model analysis. It is a valuable resource for chemical engineering students and bio sciences enthusiasts alike.
|2."Metabolic Engineering: Principles and Applications" by Stephenapoulous G and Aristidou A and Nielsen J|
“Metabolic Engineering: Principles and Applications” Book Review: This updated and revised book features the latest theory and recent developments in metabolic engineering. It covers both theoretical and practical concepts, such as methods for identifying key enzymes in metabolic networks, metabolic regulation at the gene, enzyme, operon, and cell levels, and concepts of stoichiometry, kinetics, and thermodynamics of metabolic pathways. Pathway integration and metabolic flux are key topics discussed in the book, with numerous codes, applications, and problems included. The book is suitable for students, researchers, and professionals of metabolic engineering, microbial physiology, chemical engineering, biochemistry, and biotechnology.
|3."Emotions as Bio-cultural Processes" by Birgitt Rttger-Rssler|
“Emotions as Bio-cultural Processes” Book Review: This book covers various topics, concepts, and approaches in philosophy, psychology, physiology, neurosciences, ethnology, and sociology. It discusses in detail the role of the brain in emotional processing, emotional development milestones in childhood, social feeling rules and the experience of loss, management of feelings, self-help industry, honor and dishonor, emotion regulation, and youth culture. It includes a chapter based on empirical studies that is prototypical emotions between biology and culture. The book is useful for researchers, social and developmental psychologists, sociologists, and social anthropologists.
|4."Developing Bio-Processes for the Treatment of Malt Factory Effluent" by Mezgebe Alemayehu Hailemcael|
“Developing Bio-Processes for the Treatment of Malt Factory Effluent” Book Review: This book aims to introduce a scientific methodology for developing bio-processes for the treatment of effluents from industries and factories. Its chapters cover biological treatment processes, characterization of quality and quantity, pipe treatment, physical screening, and sampling of wastewater. The book includes an example of an anoxic and aerobic lab-scale bio-process wastewater treatment plant to give readers an idea about effluent and discharge limits of malt factories. The processes and methodologies are explained clearly, making this book a valuable resource for professionals and industrial workers in the process of waste management.
|5."Advances in Chemical Engineering" by Schouten|
“Advances in Chemical Engineering” Book Review: This book focuses on microsystems and devices for various biochemical processes, covering topics such as microunit operations, continuous flow chemical processing, microreactors with electric fields, organic synthesis in microreactors, and microfluidic reactors for nanomaterial synthesis. It is an excellent blend of theoretical and practical concepts, featuring magnetic resonance techniques, mathematical modeling, and various experimental techniques. The book concludes with a discussion of the limitations of classic reactor engineering models and is illustrated with several examples.
|6."Upscaling of Bio-Nano-Processes: Selective Bioseparation by Magnetic Particles" by Karsten Keller|
“Upscaling of Bio-Nano-Processes: Selective Bioseparation by Magnetic Particles” Book Review: This book is suitable for students and professionals in the food processing, pharmaceutical, and food industry. It provides a clear description of magnetic nanoparticles and a technology for upscaling protein separation. The initial section of the book contains vast information on particle synthesis and functionalization, as well as magnetic separation devices. It discusses magnetic separation on a pilot scale and an industrial approach to high gradient magnetic fishing in the food industry in detail. The book concludes with a clear summary of all the featured topics, concepts, and techniques.
|7."Biomedical Image Understanding: Methods and Applications (Wiley Series in Biomedical Engineering and Multi-Disciplinary Integrated Systems.)" by Joo-Hwee Lim|
“Biomedical Image Understanding: Methods and Applications (Wiley Series in Biomedical Engineering and Multi-Disciplinary Integrated Systems.)” Book Review: This book describes the process of interpreting digital images for medical and functional applications. It covers basic concepts, principles, and methods of all the featured topics and techniques, including image processing, image filtering, enhancement, de-noising, restoration, reconstruction, image segmentation, feature extraction, registration, clustering, pattern classification, and data fusion. The book highlights many case studies and applications of biomedical image analysis to give readers practical knowledge and relatable content. It is illustrated with several diagrams and figures and is a valuable resource for students interested in rapidly advancing research and applications in biomedical image understanding.
|8."Geometric Methods in Bio-Medical Image Processing" by Heinrich|
“Geometric Methods in Bio-Medical Image Processing” Book Review: This revised and updated book focuses on geometric partial differential equations and the level set methodology, both of which play a critical role in medical and biomedical image analysis. With chapters that showcase various biomedical image analysis applications in CT, MR, and ultrasound, this text also highlights the latest developments in confocal microscope image understanding within the life sciences. Suitable for students, professionals, and researchers alike in the fields of mathematics, computer science, and bio-medical image processing.
|9."PEM Fuel Cells with Bio-Ethanol Processor Systems" by Marta S Basualdo|
“PEM Fuel Cells with Bio-Ethanol Processor Systems” Book Review: This book introduces a control system design for regulating the hydrogen production process using PEM fuel cells, and includes a fault diagnosis system to improve plant safety. With a focus on fuel cells and various plants for hydrogen production from bio-ethanol, this text provides a detailed analysis of modeling, simulation, advanced control, and fault diagnosis. Advanced control algorithms are featured to address the issues commonly faced in fuel cell systems, and a section is dedicated to computer-aided engineering software tools for evaluating the overall plant’s dynamic performance. This book will be a valuable resource for advanced students and researchers in chemical, electrical-electronic, and mechanical engineering, flowsheet synthesis, engineering economics, and optimization.