Course Name Code Semester T+U Hours Credit ECTS
Food Additives GDM 427 7 3 + 0 3 5
Precondition Courses
Recommended Optional Courses
Course Language Turkish
Course Level Bachelor's Degree
Course Type Optional
Course Coordinator Doç.Dr. OMCA DEMİRKOL
Course Lecturers Doç.Dr. OMCA DEMİRKOL,
Course Assistants
Course Category
Course Objective To inform on properties, toxidite, area of usage and the goals of additive materials which are used in the food production.
Course Content The goals of the use of food additives, their toxicologies, properties, and the changings in product caused by the food additives.
# Course Learning Outcomes Teaching Methods Assessment Methods
1 The additives used in food sector are defined and their properties are known Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing, Homework,
2 The information about the toxicology of the food additives are learnt Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing, Homework,
3 The changings in product caused by the food additives are known, and goal of the use of which additive is decided. Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing, Homework,
4 The solutions are produced in phases of the product development and the process design Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing, Homework,
5 The current legal arrangements on the food additives are known
Week Course Topics Preliminary Preparation
1 The definitions of the food additives and the area of usage, the related legal arrangements on the food additives
2 The related toxicologic eveluations on the food aditives.
3 The fundemantal principles in the usage of the food additives
4 Antioxidants
5 Acidity regulators
6 Emulgators
7 Gums
8 Preservatives
9 Flavour substances and stepped up flavour agents
10 Food colors
11 Chelating agent
12 Sweeteners
13 Antiaggregations
14 Enzymes
Course Notes
Course Resources
Order Program Outcomes Level of Contribution
1 2 3 4 5
1 Adequate knowledge in mathematics, science and engineering subjects pertaining to the relevant discipline; ability to use theoretical and applied knowledgein these areas in complex engineering problems.
2 Ability to identify, formulate, and solve complex engineering problems; ability to select and apply proper analysis and modeling methods for this purpose.
3 Ability to design a complex system, process, device or product under realistic constraints and conditions, in such a way as to meet the desired result; ability to apply modern design methods for this purpose.
4 Ability to devise, select, and use modern techniques and tools needed for analyzing and solving complex problems encountered in engineering practice; ability to employ information technologies effectively. X
5 Ability to design and conduct experiments, gather data, analyze and interpret results for investigating complex engineering problems or discipline specific research questions.
6 Ability to work efficiently in intra-disciplinary and multi-disciplinary teams; ability to work individually.
7 Ability to communicate effectively in Turkish, both orally and in writing; knowledge of a minimum of one foreign language; ability to write effective reports and comprehend written reports, prepare design and production reports, make effective presentations, and give and receive clear and intelligible instructions. X
8 Recognition of the need for lifelong learning; ability to access information, to follow developments in science and technology, and to continue to educate him/herself. X
9 Consciousness to behave according to ethical principles and professional and ethical responsibility; knowledge on standards used in engineering practice. X
10 Knowledge about business life practices such as project management, risk management, and change management; awareness in entrepreneurship, innovation; knowledge about sustainable development.
11 Knowledge about the global and social effects of engineering practices on health, environment, and safety, and contemporary issues of the century reflected into the field of engineering; awareness of the legal consequences of engineering solutions.
Evaluation System
Semester Studies Contribution Rate
1. Ara Sınav 50
1. Kısa Sınav 10
2. Kısa Sınav 10
1. Ödev 30
Total 100
1. Yıl İçinin Başarıya 60
1. Final 40
Total 100
ECTS - Workload Activity Quantity Time (Hours) Total Workload (Hours)
Course Duration (Including the exam week: 16x Total course hours) 16 3 48
Hours for off-the-classroom study (Pre-study, practice) 16 3 48
Mid-terms 1 8 8
Quiz 2 5 10
Assignment 1 5 5
Final examination 1 10 10
Total Workload 129
Total Workload / 25 (Hours) 5.16
dersAKTSKredisi 5