This book discusses the methods for determination of data on thermal conductivity, thermal diffusivity, unit surface conductance or the heat transfer coefficient of foods and agricultural materials. It includes the applications of thermal properties in relation to cooling and thermal expansion.
Table of Contents
1. Some Basic Concepts of Heat Transfer 2. Specificheat 3. Determination of Thermal Conductivity, Thermal Diffusivity, and Unit Surface Conductance 4. Thermal Conductivity, Diffusivity, and Unit Surface Conductance of Foods and Agricultural Materials 5. Applications of Thermal Properties an Cooling and Freezing of Foods and Agricultural Materials 6. Applications of Thermal Properties to Heating and Heat Treatment of Foods and Agricultural Materials
Nuri N. Mohsein is known for his first book, Physical Properties of Plant and Animal Materials, published in 1970. He is a former professor of agricultural engineering at the Pennsylvania State University.