Thermal Process Development Workshop

September 19, 2011

8:00-8:30   Breakfast

8:30–9:00  Overview of Thermal Processing

9:00-10:00 Thermobacteriology Overview                                             

A.    General Concepts

10:00-10:15 Break

10:15-11:00           B.    Exercise

11:00-Noon  Factors Affecting Heat Penetration

A.       General Concepts

Noon-1:00    Lunch

1:00-3:00               B.       Critical Factors Activity

3:00-3:15     Break

3:15-4:30     Conducting Heat Penetration Tests
 

September 20, 2011

8:00-8:30     Breakfast

8:30-10:00   Establishing Retort Operating Procedures

10:00-10:15 Break

10:15-Noon  Heat Penetration Data Analysis

A.     General Method Exercise

Noon-1:00    Lunch

1:00-2:45               B.       Plotting Exercise

2:45-3:00     Break

3:00-4:30     Process Calculation Methods

A.    Ball Formula Method Exercise

B.     Applications Demonstration

September 21, 2011

8:00–8:30   Breakfast

8:30-10:00  Process Establishment 

A.      Process Recommendation Exercise

10:00-10:15 Break

10:15–Noon Process Establishment Case Studies 

A.       Introduction

Noon-1:00    Lunch

1:00-3:00               B.      Group Activity

3:00-3:15     Break

3:15-4:30               C.       Group Activity and Reports