Academic Catalog

FDE313 FOOD CHEMISTRY

Course Code: 5730313
METU Credit (Theoretical-Laboratory hours/week): 3(3-0)
ECTS Credit: 5.0
Department: Food Engineering
Language of Instruction: English
Level of Study: Undergraduate
Course Coordinator: Assist.Prof.Dr UMUT YCEL
Offered Semester: Fall and Spring Semesters.
Prerequisite: Set 1: 2340229 | 2380106
Set 2: 2340229 | 2380107
One of the sets above should be completed before taking FDE313 FOOD CHEMISTRY .

Course Content

Chemistry major and minor components of food materials. Effects of changes in the chemical properties of food components on their functional, nutritional and physical properties. Inter-and intramolecular associations and their functions. Complex enzymatic and chemical relations involving food components and the effect of these reactions on the properties of food systems.