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- Pumps and Pumping
- Sanitary pumps
- Material Handling
- Conveyors and elevators
- Industrial trucks
- Pneumatic systems
- Heating and Cooling
- Indirect methods
- Direct methods
- Thermal Processes
- Heat treatment
- Industrial cooling methods
- Freezing systems
- Refrigeration requirements
- High-Pressure Processing
- High-Intensity Pulsed Electric Fields
- Application in food preservation
- Freeze concentration
- Reverse osmosis and ultrafiltration
- Water availability
- Water activity
- Bound water
- Drying rates
- Equipment and methods
- The media
- Pressure and pressing rate
- Optimizing filtration variables
- Membrane separations
- Mixing and Agitation
- Liquid-liquid extraction
- Solid-liquid extraction
- Supercritical fluid extraction (SFE)
- Types of extruders
- Extruder operation
- Extrusion processes
- Cleaning and Sanitation
- Cleaning methods
- Factors affecting cleaning
- Detergent selection
- Equipment design
- Typical clean-in-place cycle
- Waste Management
- Modifying plant operations
- Process modifications
- By-product development
- Sanitary engineering
- Process Control
- Control tasks
- Single-loop controller modes
- Process regulators
- Direct digital control
- Packaging Equipment
- Primary packaging equipment
- Secondary packaging equipment
- Tertiary packaging equipment
- Aseptic Packaging
- Package designs
- Links to Primary Literature
- Additional Readings
The application of engineering concepts and principles to the conversion of raw foods into safe consumer products of the highest possible quality. The entire spectrum of food engineering is associated with operation and maintenance of food processing plants as well as sophisticated research involving process design.
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