AG40005: Mechanical Operations In Food Processing

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Course name Mechanical Operations In Food Processing
Offered by Agricultural & Food Engineering
Credits 3
L-T-P 3-0-0
Previous Year Grade Distribution
Semester Autumn

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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.

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