Academic Catalog


Course Code: 5730426
METU Credit (Theoretical-Laboratory hours/week): 3(1-4)
ECTS Credit: 7.0
Department: Food Engineering
Language of Instruction: English
Level of Study: Undergraduate
Course Coordinator: Prof.Dr. HALL MECT ZTOP
Offered Semester: Spring Semesters.
Prerequisite: Set 1: 5630423 , 5730320 , 5730321 , 5730324
The course set above should be completed before taking FDE426 FOOD PRODUCT AND PLANT DESIGN .

Course Content

Realistic design experience for a food product and process. Engineering ethics, responsibilities, health and safety considerations. Selection of a novel product and a process from food industry through market survey. Food product development. Selection of the location, preparation of the plant layout, material and energy balances. Design of the major units and sizing of the ancillary equipment including services, health and safety considerations. Plant and product cost estimation.