Academic Catalog

FDE431 FOOD QUALITY CONTROL

Course Code: 5730431
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: Prof.Dr. SERVET GLM MN
Offered Semester: Fall or Spring Semesters.
Prerequisite: Set 1: 5610303
The course set above should be completed before taking FDE431 FOOD QUALITY CONTROL.

Course Content

Principles of quality control system design in a food plant with emphasis on quality control circles and feed-back loop concept. Review of the statistical background of quality control as applied to food quality factors. Quality control charts for measurements and attributes as applied for foods and beverages. Sampling techniques and acceptance sampling plans. Design of experiments and evaluation of quality control in food industry.