10.424 Pharmaceutical Engineering


Class Info

Presents engineering principles and unit operations involved in the manufacture of small molecules pharmaceuticals, from the isolation of purified active pharmaceutical ingredients (API) to the final production of drug product. Regulatory issues include quality by design and process analytical technologies of unit operations, such as crystallization, filtration, drying, milling, blending, granulation, tableting and coating. Also covers principles of formulation for solid dosage forms and parenteral drugs. Students taking graduate version complete additional assignments. Limited to 50.

This class has 10.213 as a prerequisite.

10.424 will be offered this semester (Fall 2017). It is instructed by A. S. Myerson.

Lecture occurs 11:00 AM to 12:30 PM on Tuesdays and Thursdays in 4-265.

This class counts for a total of 9 credits.

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