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FDE495 SPECIAL TOPICS IN FOOD ENGINEERING: SEPARATION PROCESSES FOR THE RECOVERY OF BIOACTIVE COMPOUNDS

Course Code: 5730495
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. MERYEM ESRA YENER
Offered Semester: Fall Semesters.
Prerequisite: Set 1: 5730313 | 5730324
The course set above should be completed before taking FDE495 SPECIAL TOPICS IN FOOD ENGINEERING: SEPARATION PROCESSES FOR THE RECOVERY OF BIOACTIVE COMPOUNDS.

Course Content

Conventional and innovative separation processes used for recovery of bioactive compounds from natural food materials and food industry by-products. Principles, process parameters and applications of conventional solvent extraction and hydrodistillation; compressed fluid extractions and extraction enhancing processes.