General information

Module title Flavour and fragrance chemistry
Language English
Module lecturer prof. dr hab. Izabela Nowak (lectures 15h), prof UAM dr hab Agnieszka Feliczak-Guzik (labs 30h)
Lecturer's email nowakiza@amu.edu.pl
Lecturer position profesor zwyczajny/adiunkci
Faculty Faculty of Chemistry
Semester 2021/2022 (summer)
Duration 45
ECTS 5
USOS code 2-FFCA

Timetable

Module aim (aims)

· Transfer of knowledge in the field of: odorous (flavour and fragrance) components; physicochemical properties of individual groups of compounds, methods for the preparation of perfume compositions; methods for the isolation of fragrances/flavour; the applicable guides for controlling perfumes standards; safety of work in laboratory.· Developing the ability to choose appropriate technology designed to isolate fragrances.· Developing the ability to choose technology designed to perform qualitative and quantitative analysis of fragrances.· Preparation for the correct interpretation of research results.· The acquisition of report writing skills and use of literature sources.· Developing communication skills and teamwork.

Pre-requisites in terms of knowledge, skills and social competences (where relevant)

Basic knowledge in the field of general and organic chemistry

Syllabus

Titles of classes – cannot be applied to the educational system used in this course (the course is performed in the block system: 5 weeks lectures (3h per week) and 6 weeks laboratory project (once a week).

Reading list

1) E. Breitmaier “Terpenes: Flavors, Fragrances, Pharmaca, Pheromones”, Wiley-VCH 20062) Ch.S. Sell “The Chemistry of Fragrances”, RSC 20063) H. Surburg, J. Panten “Common Fragrance and Flavor Materials”, Wiley-VCH 20064) R. Marsili “Flavor, Fragrance and Odor Analysis”, Marcel Dekker, 20025) Papers from the journal: Perfumer&Flavorist