Biochemical Engineering eBook

by James M. Lee
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This book was published by Prentice Hall in 1992 and was converted to an ebook (PDF file) in 2001.  It was last updated in 2010.

Some important features of the book include:

  • Many solved examples and chapter-end problems.
  • Solution examples using MathCad or Mathlab.
  • Clear explanations for enzyme and cell kinetics.
  • One pdf file with bookmarks for easy searching, browsing, reading, and printing.
  • Simple laboratory experiments.


  • Introduction
  • Enzyme Kinetics
  • Immobilized Enzyme
  • Industrial Applications of Enzymes
  • Cell Cultivations
  • Cell Kinetics and Fermenter Design
  • Genetic Engineering
  • Sterilization
  • Agitation and Aeration
  • Downstream Processing

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Reader's comment:
"I have to say it's a great book for a newbie in biochemical engineering. You made the main concept easier to understand than my 900-page textbook!"