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Course Unit Title : Microwave Drying Techniques and Applications
Course Unit Code : 01TRM9506
Type of Course Unit : Optional
Level of Course Unit : Second Cycle
Year of Study : Preb
Semester : 255.Semester
Number of ECTS Credits Allocated : 6,00
Name of Lecturer(s) : ---
Course Assistants :
Learning Outcomes of The Course Unit : Makes the drying processing by using microwave drying method
Knowledgeable with microwave drying of agricultural products.
At the same time understand the importance of microwave drying for industrial applications.
Mode of Delivery : Face-To-Face
Prerequisities and Co-requisities Courses : Unavailable
Recommended Optional Programme Components : Unavailable
Course Contents : Fundamentals of microwave drying, advances in microwave drying, advantages of microwave drying, equipment for microwave drying systems, industrial applications, microwave assisted drying systems, guidelines for successful microwave drying, economics of microwave drying systems and up to date knowledge and methods used for microwave drying of various fruits and vegetables.
Languages of Instruction : Turkish
Course Goals : To determine the quality changes that can occur in products during the microwave drying of agricultural products.
To compare energy consumptions which occur during microwave drying with other drying methods.
To determine agricultural products suitable drying or not and also the quality changes that can occur in products during the microwave assisted drying systems.
Course Aims : The aim of this course is that products are stored for a long time without spoiling, microwave drying is one of the drying methods used to teach the concept
WorkPlacement  
Recommended or Required Reading
Textbook : Drying Technology in Agriculture and Food Sciences- Arun S. Mujumdar
Drying Techniques of agricultural products-Prof.Dr. A.Yağcıoğlu- Ege University, Agricultural faculty Pres Nr: 536. İZMİR, (1999).
Additional Resources : Fruit and Vegetable Processing Tecnology-Prof.Dr. Bekir Cemeroğlu
Material Sharing
Documents : Textbook or notes at the beginning of the period to provide resources, other resources are recommended.
Assignments : To provide of prepare to the next issue at regular intervals by giving homework to the students
Exams : Oral exam from merely a few short question is done to reinforce the topics
Additional Material :
Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods
Lectures, Practical Courses, Presentation, Seminar, Project, Laboratory Applications (if necessary)
ECTS / Table Of Workload (Number of ECTS credits allocated)
Student workload surveys utilized to determine ECTS credits.
Activity :
Number Duration Total  
Course Duration (Excluding Exam Week) :
14 5 70  
Time Of Studying Out Of Class :
14 4 56  
Homeworks :
7 4 28  
Presentation :
0 0 0  
Project :
0 0 0  
Lab Study :
0 0 0  
Field Study :
0 0 0  
Visas :
1 10 10  
Finals :
1 12 12  
Workload Hour (30) :
30  
Total Work Charge / Hour :
176  
Course's ECTS Credit :
6      
Assessment Methods and Criteria
Studies During Halfterm :
Number Co-Effient
Visa :
1 70
Quiz :
0 15
Homework :
0 15
Attendance :
0 0
Application :
0 0
Lab :
0 0
Project :
0 0
Workshop :
0 0
Seminary :
0 0
Field study :
0 0
   
TOTAL :
100
The ratio of the term to success :
40
The ratio of final to success :
60
TOTAL :
100
Weekly Detailed Course Content
Week Topics  
1 Microwave technology
 
2 Microwave generators
 
3 Areas of usage of microwave drying
 
4 Microwave drying and advantages
 
5 Working principles of microwave drying
 
6 Drying stages
 
7 Determining of drying variables
 
8 Microwave drying of agricultural products
 
9 Determinig of Drying rates during microwave drying
 
10 Determining of color changes during microwave drying
 
11 Determining of energy consumptions during microwave drying
 
12 Microwave Assisted Drying Methods
 
13 Mathematical modeling
 
14 Studies of microwave drying in recent years