MBIP4 - Oils and Fats Technology

Course specification
Course titleOils and Fats Technology
Study programmeBiochemical Engineering and Biotechnology
Lecturer (for classes)
Lecturer/Associate (for practice)
Lecturer/Associate (for OTC)
    ConditionnoneОблик условљености
    The goalThe goals of the course are to introduce students to the basic and advanced knowledge of oils and fats technology.
    The outcomeStudents will gain knowledge, theoretical and practical, of basic and advanced principles of oils and fats technology, necessary for future work in oils and fats industry.
    Contents of lecturesThe importance of oils and fats. Classification of oils and fats. Composition and characteristics of individual fats and oils. Storage and quality evaluation of oil and raw materials. Drying and cleaning of seeds. Pretreatment of seeds. Seeds pressing. Extraction of oil. Oil cake. Oil refining. Oil storage. Hydrogenation of oils. Manufacture of vegetable fat and margarine. Production of fatty acids, glycerol and soap. Production of biodiesel.
    Contents of exercisesQuality testing of raw materials. Laboratory crude oil extraction. Laboratory neutralization. Laboratory bleaching. Determination of physico-chemical characteristics of oils and fats. Evaluation of the oxidative stability of oils and fats.
    1. R.D. O'Brien, W. Farr, P.J. Wan, Introduction to Fats and Oils Technology. 2nd Ed. AOCS Press, Champaign, Illinois, 2000.
    2. D. Rade, Ž. Moktovčak, D. Štrucelj, Priručnik za vježbe iz kemije i tehnologije lipida, Durieux, 2002. – in Croation – experimental book
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    Number of hours per week during the semester/trimester/year
    LecturesExercisesOTCStudy and ResearchOther classes
    Methods of teachingLectures, tests, lab, literary work
    Knowledge score (maximum points 100)
    Pre obligationsPointsFinal examPoints
    Activites during lecturesTest paper50
    Practical lessons20Oral examination