Introduction to Plant Engineering
Integrated course, 2.00 ECTS
• Design and selection of procedural plants
• Plant design: functional specification document, documentation, execution, project design
• Plant construction: Plant components, apparatuses, plant parts, media, equipment, safety and environmental technology
• Dimensioning of conveyer and material transport apparatuses in process engineering
Students will acquire general grounding in PPS, different guiding principles, their advantages and disadvantages, as well as conception and introduction strategies. Students are able to design simple processing systems with the required technical elements.
Recommended or required reading and other learning resources / tools
Books: Wieneke, F.: Produktionsmanagement; Schuh, G.: Produktionsplanung und -steuerung; course materials
Food Plant Engineering Systems, Theunis Christoffel Robberts;
Food Plant Design, Antonio Lopez-Gomez
Scientific journals: n.a.
Mode of delivery
Prerequisites and co-requisites
From the modules Quality Assurance and Logistics, Process Engineering and Biotechnology in Food Processing 1 and 2
Assessment methods and criteria