Description of Individual Course Units
Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of Course UnitYear of StudySemesterNumber of ECTS Credits
504003132017OIL AND FAT TECHNOLOGYCompulsory365
Level of Course Unit
First Cycle
Objectives of the Course
The aim of this course is to learn general principles of crude oil production refining period and oil modification techniques as well as oil quality criteria. Moreover, novel techniques of oil refining will be mentioned to follow new emerging technologies used worldwide.
Name of Lecturer(s)
Learning Outcomes
1Production methods of oil bearing materials
2Understanding of oil refining and fat modification techniques
3Quality control and quality assurance of oil production
4Recognition of oil industry at national basis
5Tracing the technological advances in oil refining
Mode of Delivery
Face to Face
Prerequisites and co-requisities
None
Recommended Optional Programme Components
None
Course Contents
Oil chemistry, oil degradation reactions, storage of oil bearing materials, crude oil production, olive oil production technology, oil refining, oil modification techniques, margarine production, vegetable oil industry
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
WeekTheoreticalPracticeLaboratory
1Oil chemistry and degredation reactionsIntroduction to laboratory
2Storage of oil bearing materialsQuality control analysis
3Pre operations of crude oil productionQuality control analysis
4Pressing and solvent extractionSolvent extraction
5DegummingDegumming
6NeutralizationDetermining caustic soda amount and concentration for neutralization
7BleachingDetermining adsobtion constants of a bleaching earth
8Midterm ExamMidterm Exam
9DeodorizationQuality control analysis in refined vegetable oil
10Olive oil production technologyVirgin olive oil production
11Oil modification techniques (Hydrogenization, interesterification)Rancimat
12Oil modification techniques (fractionation, margarine production technology)Codex legislations, standards for refined oils
13Vegetable oil IndustryCodex legislations, standards for refined oils
14Vegetable oil IndustryCodex legislations, standards for refined oils
15New technologies in oil refinigGeneral discussion
16Final examLaboratory exam
Recommended or Required Reading
Gümüşkesen A.S., Yemişçioğlu F. (2010)Bitkisel Sıvı ve Katı Yağ Üretim Teknolojisi.Meta Basım Matbaacılık Hizmetleri, s.216.
Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods
Assessment Methods and Criteria
Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
SUM0
End Of Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
SUM0
SUM0
Language of Instruction
Turkish
Work Placement(s)
None
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesNumberTime (hours)Total Work Load (hours)
Midterm Examination122
Final Examination133
Attending Lectures14228
Practice14228
Individual Study for Mid term Examination13030
Individual Study for Final Examination13030
Laboratory Examination12020
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)141
Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes
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LO2  5 5 2     25 
LO3  2 5 5     52 
LO4  2 2 5     55 
LO5  2 1 5     55 
* Contribution Level : 1 Very low 2 Low 3 Medium 4 High 5 Very High
 
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