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Capita selecta crystallization in the farmaceutical industry

Course Code :2000WETCSK
Study domain:Chemistry
Bi-anuall course:Taught in academic years starting in an odd year
Academic year:2020-2021
Semester:1st semester
Contact hours:30
Credits:3
Study load (hours):84
Contract restrictions: No contract restriction
Language of instruction:English
Exam period:exam in the 1st semester
Lecturer(s)Alain Collas
Roel Hoefnagels

3. Course contents *

  1. Introduction to crystallization in the pharmaceutical industry.
  2. (Process) Analytics
    • Solubility and phase diagrams
    • Solid forms and polymorphism
    • Solvent selection
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    • Habit, influence of impurities
    • Mode of operation
    • Mixing regimes
    • Heat transfer
    • Mass transfer
  3. Solid-Liquid separation and isolation
  4. Material attributes & performance