IIT Kharagpur Food Engineering Laboratory syllabus


IIT Kharagpur crop production technology syllabus



Food Engineering Laboratory

3 – 0 – 0 : 2 Credits

Particle size analysis and energy requirement in comminution; High pressure

homogenization of milk and the measurement of fat-globule size before and

after homogenization; Milling of rice/wheat/pulses; estimation of milling

yield and performance characteristics of equipment used;  Rheological

properties of Newtonian and non-Newtonian liquid food;  Estimation and

measurement of flow rate, power requirement and pressure developed in

single screw extruder; Establishing the relationship between performance

index and mixing time in a planetary mixer;  Estimation and measurement

of cut-off size of milk fat-globules in a disk type centrifugal separator;

Measurement of cake resistance, filter medium resistance and

compressibility factor in constant pressure filtration;  Determination of flow

pattern, port arrangement and flow rate-pressure drop relationship in a plate

heat exchanger;  Failure mechanics of biological tissues;  Saturation vapor

pressure-temperature relationships for pure solvent and dilute solutions;  Thermal bactericide to achieve commercial sterility of food in sealed

containers;  Dehydration of vegetables in cabinet tray dryer.

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