Course detail

Food Analysis

FCH-DCO_ANPAcad. year: 2019/2020

Analytical methods in control practice of food industry with focus on spectroscopic and chromatographic methods.

Learning outcomes of the course unit

Not applicable.


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Recommended optional programme components

Not applicable.

Recommended or required reading

KUBÁŇ, V. a KUBÁŇ, P.: Analýza potravin, Mendelova zemědělská a lesnická univerzita v Brně, 2007, 203 stran ISBN:978-80-7375-036-7
LEES, M.: Food authenticity and traceability, CRC Press, 2003, ISBN: 978-0-8493-1763-7
PICÓ, I.: Food toxicants analysis, Elsevier,The Netherlands,2007, 762pp. ISBN: 978-0-444-52843-8
Rui M. S. Cruz, Igor Khmelinskii, Margarida Vieira: Methods in Food Analysis. CRC Press, 2014, 256 p. (CS)
Sehgal S.: A Laboratory Manual of Food Analysis. I K International Publishing House Pvt. Ltd., 2016. 174 p. (CS)

Planned learning activities and teaching methods

The course uses teaching methods in form of individual consultation.

Assesment methods and criteria linked to learning outcomes

The exam consists of an oral part, which takes the form of a discussion on a given topic. The student must demonstrate orinetation in the given topic with overlap into relevant applied areas.

Language of instruction


Work placements

Not applicable.

Course curriculum

1. Introduction and general problems of food analysis,
2. Sampling in food analysis,
3. Application of HPLC in food analysis
4. Application of GC in food analysis
5. Application of spectroscopic methods in food analysis
6. Immunochemical analysis


The aim of the course is to classify existing knowledge from the fields of theoretical analytical chemistry, biology, inorganic / organic chemistry and biochemistry with a view to control practice of food industry and food inspection and further development of this knowledge

Specification of controlled education, way of implementation and compensation for absences

The course is taught through participation in selected lectures and consultations on topics arising from the assignment of the doctoral thesis

Classification of course in study plans

  • Programme DKCP_CHTP Doctoral

    branch DKCO_CHTP , 1. year of study, winter semester, 2 credits, compulsory-optional

  • Programme DPCP_CHTP Doctoral

    branch DPCO_CHTP , 1. year of study, winter semester, 0 credits, compulsory-optional

  • Programme DPAP_CHTP Doctoral

    branch DPAO_CHTP , 1. year of study, winter semester, 0 credits, compulsory-optional