Academic Catalog

FDE224 FOOD ENGINEERING OPERATIONS I

Course Code: 5730224
METU Credit (Theoretical-Laboratory hours/week): 4(4-0)
ECTS Credit: 8.0
Department: Food Engineering
Language of Instruction: English
Level of Study: Undergraduate
Course Coordinator: Prof.Dr. BEH MERT
Offered Semester: Fall and Spring Semesters.
Prerequisite: Set 1: 5730201
The course set above should be completed before taking FDE224 FOOD ENGINEERING OPERATIONS I.

Course Content

Introduction to unit operations of food engineering and momentum transfer. General concepts of fluid flow. Newtonian and non-Newtonian fluids. Macroscopic mass, momentum and energy balances. Friction factors, flow around submerged objects. Dimensional analysis. Flow metering and transport devices. Fluid mixing. Mechanical separation processes. Engineering ethics, responsibilities, health and safety considerations.