Thermal Process Development Workshop

September 22, 2014

8:00-8:30am   Breakfast

8:30–9:00am  Overview of Thermal Processing

9:00-10:00am Thermobacteriology Overview                                             

A.    General Concepts

10:00-10:15am Break

10:15-11:00am       B.     Exercise

11:00-Noon      Factors Affecting Heat Penetration

A.     General Concepts

Noon-1:00pm    Lunch

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

3:00-3:15pm     Break

3:15-4:30pm     Conducting Heat Penetration Tests

September 23, 2014

8:00-8:30am     Breakfast

8:30-10:00am   Establishing Retort Operating Procedures

10:00-10:15am Break

10:15-Noon      Heat Penetration Data Analysis

A.     General Method Exercise

Noon-1:00pm    Lunch

1:00-2:45pm          B.      Plotting Exercise

2:45-3:00pm     Break

3:00-4:30pm     Process Calculation Methods

A.      Ball Formula Method Exercise

B.      Applications Demonstration

September 24, 2014

8:00–8:30am   Breakfast

8:30-10:00am  Process Establishment 

A.      Process Recommendation Exercise

10:00-10:15am Break

10:15–Noon    Process Establishment Case Studies 

A.       Introduction

Noon-1:00pm    Lunch

1:00-3:00pm           B.      Group Activity

3:00-3:15pm     Break

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