AG40005: Mechanical Operations In Food Processing
|Course name||Mechanical Operations In Food Processing|
|Offered by||Agricultural & Food Engineering|
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Syllabus[edit | edit source]
Syllabus mentioned in ERP[edit | edit source]
Overview of the various mechanical operations carried out in food processing: Particle size analysis and energy requirement in size reduction of solid foods; Homogenization of milk fat in high pressure homogenizer; milling of grains and recovery of various products; drag forces on a particle moving in fluid, pneumatic conveying, pressure drop in fixed and fluidized beds of granular materials; flow rate and pressure drop in single screw extruder. Mechanical separation of solids, liquids and gases: sieving, pressure filtration, centrifugal separation in centrifuges and cyclones; agitation and mixing of liquids and solids. Conveyance of food grain and powder in screw and vibratory conveyors.