Automation Applications in Bio-Pharmaceuticals

  • June 01, 2021
  • ISA
Automation Applications in Bio-Pharmaceuticals
Automation Applications in Bio-Pharmaceuticals

By George Buckbee, PE, and Joseph Alford, PhD, PE, CAP

This book is a guide for engineers and designers new to the field of bio-pharmaceutical process control. For the experienced automation professional, this book outlines the unique design and application issues for the bio-pharmaceutical industry. For those already familiar with this industry, the book provides specific advice for automating these processes.The major topics include:

  • Background on bio-pharmaceutical industry, economics, and processes
  • Selection of instrumentation, valves, and hardware
  • Automation applications
  • Batch process control
  • Process Analytical Technology (PAT)
  • Regulatory and validation concerns
  • Advanced technology applications

In each section, the authors have included theory, practice, and practical insights into the design and application of automation for the bio-pharmaceutical industry. This book will help the engineer or designer build upon the experience of others, avoid costly design mistakes, and improve process control performance.

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