Food processing system design
|Structure Type: ||Course|
|Credits: ||6.0 points|
|Responsible Teacher: ||Alarinta, Jarmo|
|Language of Instruction: ||Finnish|
Course Implementations, Planned Year of Study and Semester
|Curriculum  ||Semester  ||Credits  ||Start of Semester  ||End of Semester|
Upon completion of the course, the student will
- be competent in calculating the capacity of a production line formed from unit processes as well as other claculations associated with selection and measuriments. -- be introduced to mathematical problems associated with the material and energy balances of a production line, capacity and other calcultions that affect the choice of equipment
- acquire practical know-how in carrying out a factory design project, starting from designing and ending with a functional factory.
Total work load of the course: 160 h
- of which scheduled studies: 64 h
- of which autonomous studies: 96 h
Prerequisites / Recommended Optional Courses
Plant design and Food processes
- Phases involved in designing and creating a production plant
- Specifications of food process
- Process synthesis
- Dimensioning a production line
- Optimisation of process parameters
- Reference calculations
- Group work in a project
Recommended or Required Reading
To be announced at the beginning of the course. Maroulis, Z.B. & Saravacos, G.D. 2003. Food Process Design. N.Y.: Marcel Dekker, Inc. 506 p.
Mode of Delivery / Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods
Lectures, assignments and group work
Satisfactory (1...2): The student knows and understands to a basic concepts and methods of process design and development, and is able to apply them to usual problems.
Good (3...4): The student is familiar with the concepts and methods of process design and development, and is able to apply them to different types of problems. The student is able to combine the accumulated knowledge and skills with previous experiences in the subject.
Excellent (5): The student is familiar with the concepts and methods of design and development, and is able to apply them to a variety of different problems. The student has demonstrated creativity and innovation, and is able to find new meanings when applying what they have learned.
Approved assignment and personal portfolio