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These educational modules have been contributed by the ERC for Structured Organic Particulate Systems.

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  1. Discrete Element Method (DEM) Course Module

    26 Jan 2008 | Courses | Contributor(s): Carl Wassgren, Avik Sarkar

    The DEM course module was created by Carl Wassgren of the Particulate Systems Laboratory (PSL) at Purdue University. The series consists of slides and videos that will familiarize you with the basics of DEM. Discrete Element Method has been applied to analyze and predict flow behaviour in a wide...

  2. Statistical Model Building and Design of Experiments

    05 May 2008 | Courses | Contributor(s): Gary Blau

    Topics covered in this module includeQuantification of Uncertainty in Experimental data and impact on model analysis using Probability TheoryReview of Statistics for building Statistical Models (Multilinear Regression analysis)Design of Experiments for Building Statistical models Single factor...

  3. Computational Methods for Molecular Crystals

    11 Sep 2008 | Courses | Contributor(s): Stephan X.M. Boerrigter

    This course that was designed for graduate students that are rounding up their course work and consider applying computational methods on molecular crystals as part of their PhD research. The lectures cover a wide range of theoretical topics including crystallography, ab initio quantum...

  4. Pharmaceutical Bulk Drug Production

    13 Feb 2009 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Benjamin Glasser, Henrik Pedersen

    An ERC educational module. This powerpoint presentation provides an introduction to the essential operations used in the manufacture of pharmaceutical products. The module describes pharmaceutical product life-cycle, variability, testing, and specifications of pharmaceutical ingredients. Unit...

  5. Colloids and Surfactants

    13 Feb 2009 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Paul Takhistov, Henrik Pedersen

    An ERC SOPS educational module. An introduction to colloids and surfactants with an emphasis on the physical factors affecting formation. The module also introduces several applications of colloids and surfactants.Paul Takhistov is an Associate professor of Food Science at Rutgers University,...

  6. Introduction to Mixing Equipment and Processes in Pharmaceutical Operations

    13 Feb 2009 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Piero Armenante, Henrik Pedersen

    An ERC SOPS educational module. This powerpoint presentation provides an introduction to the pharmaceutical processing equipment used for liquid-liquid and liquid-solid mixing. The principles of single and multiphase mixing in pharmaceutical processes are introduced along with methods to analyze...

  7. Liquid Mixing Fundamentals

    13 Feb 2009 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Piero Armenante, Henrik Pedersen

    An ERC SOPS educational module. This powerpoint presentation provides background to identify the geometric, physical and dynamic variables of importance for the analysis of mixing in a stirred tank. It inroduces methods to assess the relative importance of those variables and toquantify the...

  8. Characterization of Nanopharmaceutical Materials

    13 Feb 2009 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Boris Khusid, Henrik Pedersen

    An ERC SOPS educational module. This powerpoint presentation provides an overview of the tools, instruments and methods for analysis and characterization of nanopharmaceutical materials.Boris Khusid is a Professor in the Department of Chemical and Biopharmaceutical Engineering at NJIT, Newark, NJ

  9. Sterilization and Disinfection

    13 Feb 2009 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Piero Armenante, Henrik Pedersen

    An ERC SOPS educational module. This powerpoint presentation provides an overview of sterilization and disinfection processes relevant to pharmaceutical manufacturing. The definitions, applicable regulatory guidelines and methods are described for a variety of alternative strategies.Piero...

  10. Pharmaceutical API Process Development and Design

    24 Sep 2009 | Courses | Contributor(s): Kamal Kuriyan

    API process development involves selection, preliminary design and scale-up of the equipment used to carry out the recipe for producing the desired form of the drug substance. This course will cover selected topics in API process development. Operations studied include batch reaction,...

  11. Introduction to the Rheology of Complex Fluids

    19 Feb 2010 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Aldo Acevedo, Henrik Pedersen

    This module contains PowerPoint presentations aimed at providing the necessary background to understand, perform and interpret experimental rheological characterization of complex fluids. An overview of rheology is presented in the first part. Next, the available instrumentation and typical...

  12. Pharmaceutical Dissolution Testing

    19 Feb 2010 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Bo Hu, Henrik Pedersen

    Dissolution testing is a critical formulation tool in the process of drug discovery that entails measuring the stability of the investigational product, achieving uniformity in production lots and determining its in vivo availability. Thus this method is useful in the pharmaceutical and...

  13. Application of Chemical Engineering Principles to Drug Delivery

    19 Feb 2010 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Madeline Torres-Lugo, Henrik Pedersen

    An ERC SOPS educational module highlighting the appropriate administration of drugs through various routes in the body for the purpose of improving health. The approach is highly interdisciplinary, not a young field and it has recently evolved to take into consideration drug physico-chemical...

  14. Vibrational Spectroscopy for Pharmaceutical Analysis

    19 Feb 2010 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Rodolfo Romañach, Henrik Pedersen

    An ERC educational module prepared by Professor Rodolfo J. Romañach, UPRM. A series of 10 powerpoint presentations introduce the topic of vibrational spectroscopy with particular relevance to pharmaceutical analysis and manufacturing.Rodolfo J. Romañach, UPRM

  15. Particle Processing and Modeling in the Pharmaceutical Industry

    19 Feb 2010 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Benjamin Glasser, Henrik Pedersen

    An ERC educational module. Prepared by Professor Ben Glasser, Rutgers University.

  16. Integrating Pharmaceutical Concepts into Introductory Chemical Engineering Courses - Part I

    27 Feb 2010 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Stephanie Farrell, Mariano J. Savelski, C. Stewart Slater

    The following problem sets are designed by Rowan University faculty and students to be used in introductory chemical engineering courses involving basic engineering calculations, material and energy balances. These problems integrate basic terminology and calculations related to pharmaceutical...

  17. Particle and Powder Flow Characterization

    27 Feb 2010 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Carl Wassgren, Henrik Pedersen

    An ERC education module, developed by Professor Raj Dave, NJIT. This module includes contributions from a number of investigators and introduces characterization methods and theory for particles and powders.Raj Dave, NJIT

  18. Integrating Pharmaceutical Concepts into Introductory Chemical Engineering Courses - Part II

    11 Jun 2010 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Stephanie Farrell, Mariano J. Savelski, C. Stewart Slater

    The following problem sets (a continuation of Part I) are designed by Rowan University faculty and students to be used in introductory chemical engineering courses involving basic engineering calculations, material and energy balances. These problems integrate basic terminology and calculations...