University College Cork

Pharmaceutical Engineering

PE3009

Iowa State Course Substitution

CH E Elective

CH E

Course Info
International Credits:
5.0
Converted Credits:
3.0
Semester:
spring
Country:
Ireland
Language:
English
Course Description:
Overview of the pharmaceutical industry; structure, drivers (technical and non-technical) and challenges. Technical and regulatory requirements around drug research and development. Product containment and handling. Production of bulk pharmaceutical chemicals and unit operations used; Intermediate bulk containers, reactors, purification techniques, crystallisation, separators (filters, centrifuges), dryers. Dosage forms and their applications. Production of solid dosage forms; Tablets (content, dispensing, milling, granulating, spheronisation, compression, coating), Capsules, Semi-solid dosage forms. Production of liquid dosage forms. Production of inhalation dosage forms. Pharmaceutical packaging.

Review

Evaluation Date:
November 30, 2016
Evaluated:
Monica Lamm
Comments:
CH E elective or Professional elective