BACHELORS AND MASTER OF SCIENCE IN ENGINEERING

UE Code : IM2-LV-PT Academic year : 2016-2017

Information on the course unit

Program / Education :

Bachelor and Master of Science in Engineering / Bachelor and Master of Science in Engineering

Level :

Second year of Master of Science in Engineering

Language(s) :

French

Studies organization

Credits :

11.00

Semester :

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Total Hours :

449.00 (Hours of teaching + individual study)

Details

Objectives :

- To become proficient in the main zootechnical aspects of milk and meat production and the factors of quality variation for these two products and master the main aspects of transformation of livestock meat and milk.
- To be able to make the connection between production in the strict sense of the word and the operation of value chains.

Contents :

- General aspects of dairy production and livestock production.
- Variable factors in the quality of milk during production.
- Variable factors in the quality of meat during production.
- Genetic selection of livestock breeds..
- A technical and economic study of 2 livestock value chains ; depends on year of study : Types of beef, swine, fowl, rabbit.
- Transformation of muscle into meat..
- Cutting beef or “beef cut”.
- Cheese and butter production.
- Quality and industrial use of milk.

Prerequisites :

- Health, welfare, nutrition and reproduction of domesticated livestock.
- Excellent understanding of the basics of biochemistry, the foundation of zootechnical reasoning.

Teaching methods :

- Classes, Seminars (TD), Practical Work (TP) by professors and outside specialists
- Field Trips : Livestock farms, slaughter houses, dairy farms, large and medium-sized retailers.
- Meat cutting internship.
- Bibliographical Study

Assessment :

- Written Exam.

Bibliography :

2nd year of Master of Science in Engineering

Students will choose only one of these topics according to their major initially chosen.
The end thesis internship is compulsory only for degree-seeker students (including students attending a bi-degree).