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FDE496 SPECIAL TOPICS IN FOOD ENGINEERING: PHYSICAL CHEMISTRY OF FOODS

Course Code: 5730496
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: 5730313
The course set above should be completed before taking FDE496 SPECIAL TOPICS IN FOOD ENGINEERING: PHYSICAL CHEMISTRY OF FOODS .

Course Content

Thermodynamics and kinetics of food structure formation; molecular aspects of food behavior during processing and storage; micro-scale interactions, bonds and interaction forces determining bioavailability and stability of food components; crystalline, glassy and soft foods, gels, hydrogels; emulsions and foams; selfassembled nanostructures in foods; encapsulation of bioactive molecules.