DESCRIPTION OF COURSES
AE 633 DESIGN OF PROCESSING PLANTS (3L+0P) II
To acquaint and equip the students with the design features of different food processing equipment used in the industries, layout and planning of different food and processing plants.
Raw food materials, harvesting, handling and packaging of food materials.
Unit operations in processing plants, plant layout and its evaluation.
Salient features of processing plants for cereals, horticultural crops, poultry and meat products.
Guidelines for design and cost analysis of processing plants.
Selection of a food processing plant system and development of a plant design report including product identification and selection, site selection, estimation of plant size, process and equipment selection, process flow-sheeting, plant layout, and its evaluation and profitability analysis.