Module- 1 Scope and importance of food processing. Principles and methods of food processing
Module- 2 Processing of farm crops; cereals, pulses, oil seeds, fruits and vegetables and their products for food and feed.
Module- 3 Processing of animal products
Module- 4 Principal of size reduction, grain shape. Size reduction machines; crushers, grinders, cutting machines etc. - operation, efficiency and power requirement – Rittinger's, Kick’s and Bond’s equation, fineness modulus
Module- 5 Theory of mixing, types of mixtures for dry and paste. materials, rate of mixing and power requirement, mixing index
Module- 6 Theory of separation, size and un sized separation, types of separators, size of screens, sieve analysis, capacity and effectiveness of screens, pneumatic separation
Module- 7 Theory of filtration, study of different types of filters, rate of filtration, pressure drop during filtration
Module- 8 Scope & importance of material handling devices, study of different types of material handling systems; belt, chain and screw conveyor, bucket elevator, pneumatic conveying, gravity conveyor- design consideration, capacity and power requirement