AGEN 413: Post harvest Equipment and Operations 3 (2+1+0)
Pneumatic pressure systems. Analysis of post harvest systems and equipment: Transportation and handling, washing and cleaning, sorting and grading, filling and packaging. Pre-cooling and cold storage of fresh vegetables, fruits, and dates. Fumigation process. Grain storage systems. Field trips.
AGEN 443: Food and Bioprocess Engineering I 3 (2+1+0)
Basic principles of food and bioprocess engineering. Mechanical unit operations used in food and biomaterials processing including: pumping, size reduction, and mixing. Mechanical separation operations (extraction, filtration, centrifugation and membrane separation). Cell disruption, isolation, and purification.
AGEN 532 Conditioning and Storage of Cereal Grains 3 (2+1)
Design and analysis of ventilation systems. Theory of drying Design and analysis of dryers. Drying models. Design and analysis of storage systems.