Heat and Mass Transfer in Drying of Porous Media offers a comprehensive review of heat and mass transfer phenomena and mechanisms in drying of porous materials. It covers pore-scale and macro-scale models, includes various drying technologies, and discusses the drying dynamics of fibrous porous material, colloidal porous media and size-distributed particle system.
Providing guidelines for mathematical modeling and design as well as optimization of drying of porous material, this reference offers useful information for researchers and students as well as engineers in drying technology, food processes, applied energy, mechanical, and chemical engineering.
1. Heat and Mass Transfer Phenomenon in Porous Media - Application to Drying. 2. Diffusivity in Drying of Porous Media. 3. Multiscale Modeling of Porous Media. 4. Heat and Mass Transfer of Intensification Drying Technologies: Current Status and Future Trends. 5. Thermal Drying with Intermittent and Pulsating Impinging Jet. 6. Wicking and Drying Dynamics in Fibrous Porous Materials. 7. Capillary Valve Effect on Drying of Porous Media. 8. Taylor-series Expansion Method of Moments for Size-distributed Micro- and Nanoparticle systems under Drying Condition.