Food Chemistry

Course Information
TitleΧημεία Τροφίμων / Food Chemistry
SchoolChemical Engineering
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodSpring
Course ID20000709

Programme of Study: PPS Tmīmatos CΗīmikṓn Mīchanikṓn (2021-sīmera)

Registered students: 0
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
KORMOSElective CoursesSpring-5

Class Information
Academic Year2017 – 2018
Class PeriodSpring
Faculty Instructors
Instructors from Other Categories
Weekly Hours3
Class ID
Course Type 2016-2020
  • Scientific Area
Course Type 2011-2015
Specific Foundation / Core
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
Digital Course Content
The course is also offered to exchange programme students.
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
Learning Outcomes
The students will broaden their knowledge in Food Science which is one of the major objects of Chemical Engineers. They will know about: -the food constituents and their properties -the properties of food constituents -food additives -undesirable food constituents -the new trends in food chemistry -special type of food - greek products (olive oil, wine, flour)
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Retrieve, analyse and synthesise data and information, with the use of necessary technologies
  • Make decisions
  • Work autonomously
  • Work in teams
  • Work in an interdisciplinary team
  • Generate new research ideas
  • Respect natural environment
  • Be critical and self-critical
  • Advance free, creative and causative thinking
Course Content (Syllabus)
Definition of Food Chemistry. History and development of Food Chemistry. Interaction of Food Chemistry with other scientific fields and useful terms. Food constituents. Fats and Oils. Flour, gluten. Natural and chemical additives. Experimental applications in Food.
food chemistry
Educational Material Types
  • Notes
  • Slide presentations
  • Book
Use of Information and Communication Technologies
Use of ICT
  • Use of ICT in Course Teaching
  • Use of ICT in Laboratory Teaching
  • Use of ICT in Communication with Students
Course Organization
Laboratory Work20
Reading Assigment20
Field trips and participation in conferences / seminars / activities5
Written assigments10
Student Assessment
The final grade is the average of the following: -Grade due to the experimental excercises (0-1) -Project (0-1) -Final exam (0-10)
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Exam with Multiple Choice Questions (Summative)
  • Written Exam with Short Answer Questions (Summative)
  • Labortatory Assignment (Formative, Summative)
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
Δ. ΜΠΟΣΚΟΥ: Χημεία Τροφίμων, εκδόσεις Γαρταγάνη, Θεσσαλονίκη 2004
Additional bibliography for study
Α. Κόταλη, Ε. Κόταλη, Σημειώσεις, Θεσσαλονίκη 2015 μέσω e-learning
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