XEN-30304 Food and Bioprocess Control

Course

Credits 4.00

Teaching methodContact hours
Lecture20
Tutorial20
Group work20
Course coordinator(s)dr. ir. R Hartemink
Lecturer(s)
Examiner(s)prof. G Trystram

Language of instruction:

English

Contents:

Part 1
- dynamics of food processes (analysis, dynamic modelling, applications);
Sensors (classical sensors and measurement systems; real time measurement for food processes; study of the instrumentation of a unit operation);
- control (Sequential control of food processes; numerical controllers; use of Computer Aided Design tools; generalised design of food processes);
- Computer Integrated Manufacturing for the Food Industry;
- applications, practice and case studies.
Part 2
Engineering of Food Process Control: case study as a project for groups of (3) students.

Learning outcomes:

At the end of this course the student is able to:
- discuss methods and tools of process control and available sensors;
- study and understand food process instrumentation in the food industry;
- understand applications of process control science for food unit operations.

Activities:

- lectures;
- tutorials;
- case Studies.

Examination:

- written report;
- oral presentation.

Literature:

Will be announced.

ProgrammePhaseSpecializationPeriod
Compulsory for: MFTFood TechnologyMScF: European Master in Food Studies5