Description of Individual Course Units
Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of Course UnitYear of StudySemesterNumber of ECTS Credits
GT-453REFRIGERATION TECHNIQUE AND STORAGEElective473
Level of Course Unit
First Cycle
Objectives of the Course
To teach the basic principles of food storage refrigeration process. Teach the process of chilling the necessary points. The basic principles of the establishment of cold storages.
Name of Lecturer(s)
Öğr. Gör. Oksal Macar
Learning Outcomes
11) Knows the basic concepts and mechanical cooling systems.
22) Knows refrigeration system, condenser, evaporator, compressor and cooling load, refrigerants.
33) Food storage, the storage conditions.
44) Knows methods of cold storage.
55) Knows methods for frozen storage.
66) Cooling the storage of herbal products. Knows the changes that occur during storage.
77) Freezing and thawing of herbal products. Knows the changes that occur during frozen storage.
88) Freezing and thawing of animal products. Knows the changes that occur during frozen storage.
Mode of Delivery
Face to Face
Prerequisites and co-requisities
None
Recommended Optional Programme Components
None
Course Contents
The basic principles of the cold process. Basic principles of the different methods applied during cooling and freezing. The main factors affecting the cold storage. In the cold and freeze storage of plant and animal products must be considered.
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
WeekTheoreticalPracticeLaboratory
1General food storage methods.
2The basic principles of thermodynamics and cooling.
3Heat conduction, specific heat, insulation. Calculation of heat energy is needed.
4Cooling cycle, the system creates the element and their properties.
5Cooling methods and rules of practice.
6Establishment of cold storage. Design, heat gain and insulation.
7Principles of frozen storage. Freezing methods and principles.
8Troubleshoot any potential deterioration in the storage process.
9Mid-term Exam
10A Visit to cold storage. Be information about the working principles.
11Cold storage of plant and animal products.
12Frozen storage of plant and animal products.
13Thawing of frozen vegetable and animal products.
14Cold storage planning.
Recommended or Required Reading
[1] Soğuk tekniği ve teknolojisi Prof. Dr. Akif Kundakçı [2] "Gıda Teknolojisi(2)", Anadolu Üniversitesi Açık Öğretim Fakültesi Yayın No:490(2000) [3] http://www.ceic.unsw.edu.au/staff/Tuan_Pham/afea-talk.ppt#19 [4] http://www.refrigerationbasics.com/1024x768/rb3.htm [5] http://rpaulsingh.com/animated%20figures/fig6_3.htm [6]http://www.sfsb.hr/test/testhome/vtAnimations/animations/chapter09/refrigeration/index1.html
Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods
Assessment Methods and Criteria
Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
Midterm Examination1100
SUM100
End Of Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
Final Examination1100
SUM100
Term (or Year) Learning Activities40
End Of Term (or Year) Learning Activities60
SUM100
Language of Instruction
Turkish
Work Placement(s)
None
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesNumberTime (hours)Total Work Load (hours)
Attending Lectures14228
Discussion12020
Individual Study for Mid term Examination12020
Individual Study for Final Examination13030
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)98
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