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Handbook of Industrial Drying

4th Edition

Edited by Arun S. Mujumdar

CRC Press

1,348 pages

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pub: 2014-07-11
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By far the most commonly encountered and energy-intensive unit operation in almost all industrial sectors, industrial drying continues to attract the interest of scientists, researchers, and engineers. The Handbook of Industrial Drying, Fourth Edition not only delivers a comprehensive treatment of the current state of the art, but also serves as a

Table of Contents

Section I - Fundamentals: Principles, Classification, and Selection. Experimental Techniques. Process Calculations and Simulations. Transport Properties. Spreadsheet-Aided Design. Section II - Dryer Types: Indirect. Rotary. Fluidized Bed. Industrial Spray. Drum. Freeze. Microwave and Dielectric. Solar. Spouted Bed. Impingement. Pneumatic and Flash. Conveyor. Infrared. Superheated Steam. Special and Novel. Intermittent. Pulse Combustion. Section III - Industrial Sectors: Foodstuffs. Fish and Seafood. Grain. Rice. Fruits and Vegetables. Herbal Medicines and Tea. Potato, Sweet Potato, and Other Roots. Pharmaceuticals. Nanosize Products. Ceramics. Peat and Biofuels. Fibrous Materials. Textile Products. Pulp and Paper. Wood. Biomass. Mineral Processing. Wastewater Treatment Sludge. Biotechnological Products. Coated Webs. Polymers. Enzymes. Proteins. Coal. Section IV - Miscellaneous Topics: Feeding Systems. Emission Control. Energy. Heat Pump Systems. Safety. Control. Solid-Liquid Separation. Frying of Foods. Simprosys. Life-Cycle Assessment. Thermo-Hydro-Mechanical Aspects. Supercritical Fluid-Assisted Drying. Industrial Crystallization. Cost-Estimation.

About the Editor

Arun S. Mujumdar is adjunct professor at McGill University, Montreal, and Western University, London, Canada. He earned his B.Chem.Eng with distinction from the Institute of Chemical Technology, Mumbai, India, and his M.Eng and Ph.D from McGill University. He is the founder/program chairman of the International Drying Symposium series. His work has been featured in over 500 refereed publications. He has authored two books, edited over 60 books, and currently serves as the editor-in-chief of Drying Technology-An International Journal. He is the recipient of numerous international awards including Doctor Honoris Causa from Lodz Technical University, Poland and the University of Lyon, France. In 2014 he received the prestigious National Award for International Cooperation in Science and Technology from the Government of China.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SCIENCE / Chemistry / Industrial & Technical