Food Physics: Physical Properties - Measurement and Applications / Edition 1

Food Physics: Physical Properties - Measurement and Applications / Edition 1

by Ludger Figura, Arthur A. Teixeira
     
 

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ISBN-10: 3642070604

ISBN-13: 9783642070600

Pub. Date: 11/09/2010

Publisher: Springer Berlin Heidelberg

This is the first textbook in this field of increasing importance for the food and cosmetics industries. It is indispensable for future students of food technology and food chemistry as well as for engineers, technologists and technicians in the food industries. It describes the principles of food physics starting with the very basics – and focuses on the

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This is the first textbook in this field of increasing importance for the food and cosmetics industries. It is indispensable for future students of food technology and food chemistry as well as for engineers, technologists and technicians in the food industries. It describes the principles of food physics starting with the very basics – and focuses on the needs of practitioners without omitting important basic principles. It will be indispensable for future students of food technology and food chemistry as well as for engineers, technologists and technicians in the food industries. Food Physics deals with the physical properties of food, food ingredients and their measurement.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9783642070600
Publisher:
Springer Berlin Heidelberg
Publication date:
11/09/2010
Edition description:
Softcover reprint of hardcover 1st ed. 2007
Pages:
550
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.24(d)

Table of Contents

Water Activity.- Mass and Density.- Geometric Properties: Size and Shape.- Rheological Properties.- Interfacial Phenomena.- Permeability.- Thermal Properties.- Electrical Properties.- Magnetic Properties.- Electromagnetic Properties.- Optical Properties.- Acoustical Properties.- Radioactivity.- On-Line Sensing.- Appendices.-

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