Academic Catalog

FDE511 NON-THERMAL PROCESSING TECHNOLOGY IN FOOD INDUSTRY

Course Code: 5730511
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: Fall Semesters.

Course Content

Principles of non-thermal processing of foods. High Hydrostatic Pressure (HHP), Pulsed Electric Field (PEF), Pulsed Light and Ozone applications. The theory of engineering systems and effects on microbiological, structural and biochemical systems of foods. Quality and shelf-life evaluations.