IIT Kharagpur crop production technology syllabus

IIT Kharagpur crop production technology syllabus

Post Harvest EngineeringĀ 



3 – 1 – 0 : 4 Credits Prerequsites: None

Principles and machinery involved in cleaning and grading; Separation

efficiency of grain cleaners and graders; Hydrothermal treatment and

conditioning of grains; Principles and equipments for milling of cereals,

pulses and oil seeds; Psychrometry: Humidification and dehumidification

systems and their design; Principles of grain drying: Equilibrium moisture

content and water activity; Constant rateĀ  and falling rate period drying;

Simultaneous Heat and Mass Transfer in Single Grain and Grains in Bulk:

Thin layer and deep bed drying; Grain dryers and Mathematical modeling of

crop drying systems; Principles and practices of grain storage: Types and

functional requirements of storage structures, handling and conveying

equipment design.

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