Academic Catalog

FDE510 TOTAL QUALITY MAN.FOR THE FOOD IND.

Course Code: 5730510
METU Credit (Theoretical-Laboratory hours/week): 3(3-0)
ECTS Credit: 8.0
Department: Food Engineering
Language of Instruction: English
Level of Study: Graduate
Course Coordinator: Prof.Dr. HAM ALPAS
Offered Semester: Spring Semesters.

Course Content

The philosophy and importance of Total Quality Management in food industry. Application of its tools and techniques: Quality Function Deployment, Benchmarking, Continuous Improvement, Deming Cycle, Statistical Process Control as well as Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Points to dairy, fermentation, meat and beverage industries. TQM applications in novel food processing techniques. Comparative study on real-life situations and problems in a typical food plant.