FPEN 611: Sustainable Food Process Design


The emphasis of this course will be application of process integration principles in food process design to ensure sustainability. Topics will include; Principles of efficient design of food process plants to minimize water and energy usage. Indigenous and Modern Food Technologies-the role of food process engineers. Techniques for plant and process analysis and process optimization. Efficient usage of steam and steam systems, refrigeration systems and pumping/compression systems. Design systems for selected unit operations.