Fiches de cours 2017-2018

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Chemistry of food processes

ENG-435

Enseignant(s) :

Blank Imre

Langue:

English

Summary

The course will deliver basic knowledge on the principles of food processing and chemical changes occurring during food manufacturing. Specific thermal processes related to transformation of food raw materials will be described along with benefits and challenges to consider.

Content

Keywords

food chemistry, food processing, food technology, consumer benefits

Learning Prerequisites

Required courses

Basic chemistry, food chemistry

Recommended courses

It is recommended to also follow "Food Biotechnology" by Carl Erik Hansen, since the following 2 courses will alternate every second week on Friday afternoons: "Food Biotechnology" by Carl Erik Hansen and "Chemistry of food processes" by Imre Blank.

It is also recommended to attend the course "Food chemistry" given by Bernhard Klein in French.

Important concepts to start the course

Combine knowledge related to chemistry, biochemistry and food technology. Interest to learn how chemistry and food processing is applied in food manufacturing to produce safe products with added benefits.

Learning Outcomes

By the end of the course, the student must be able to:

Teaching methods

Lecture, short exercises, group or individual presentation on a specific topic.

Expected student activities

Attend lectures. Each student will give a 15 minutes presentation during the semester. This presentation will be given alone or as a team, depending on the number of students. A potential visit to a Nestlé research facility will be decided during the semester.

Assessment methods

Written exam.

Supervision

Office hours No
Assistants No
Forum No
Others Q&A during the lectures. Short exercises during the lectures.

Resources

Bibliography

Ressources en bibliothèque
Notes/Handbook

Electronic PDF Files to be downlowded from the EPFL site.

Websites

Dans les plans d'études

Semaine de référence

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légende

  • Semestre d'automne
  • Session d'hiver
  • Semestre de printemps
  • Session d'été
  • Cours en français
  • Cours en anglais
  • Cours en allemand