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Food Plant Engineering Systems

2nd Edition

CRC Press

355 pages

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The component parts of a manufacturing system are important. Without peripherals and services such as pumps, boilers, power transmission, water treatment, waste disposal, and efficient lighting, the system will collapse. Food Plant Engineering Systems, Second Edition fills the need for a reference dealing with the bits and pieces that keep systems

Table of Contents

The System Approach to Lean Manufacturing. Measurements and Numbers. General Calculations. Properties of Fluids. Pumps. Thermodynamics. Electrical Systems. Heating Systems for Processing Plants. Steam Generation. Refrigeration and Freezing. Water and Waste Systems. Materials Handling. Manufacturing Plant Design. Environmental Issues. Safety. Bibliography. Appendices. Index.

About the Originator

Theunis C. Robberts, Ph.D., is the program director for the manufacturing management majors at the University of Minnesota, where he received the Distinguished Faculty Award. He teaches principles of engineering, product development, quality systems, regulations and compliance, and business analytics. Dr. Robberts received his undergraduate qualification in food technology at Cape Technikon in South Africa and a Ph.D. in business administration, business quantitative methods, from Northcentral University in Prescott Valley, Arizona. His present research and outreach are focused on the establishment of business parks and light manufacturing facilities. Dr. Robberts received the Ernest Oppenheimer Memorial Trust Award for senior researchers. He has published articles and presented lectures at several scientific meetings, including the Institute of Food Technologists (IFT). He is a member of American Society for Quality (ASQ).

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SCIENCE / Chemistry / Industrial & Technical
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Industrial Engineering