Industrial Drying of Foods / Edition 1

Industrial Drying of Foods / Edition 1

by Christopher G J Baker, Patricia Baker
     
 

ISBN-10: 0751403849

ISBN-13: 9780751403848

Pub. Date: 07/31/1997

Publisher: Springer US

Drying is fundamental step in the maufacture of many foods. Although i ts primary function is to remove appropriate quantities of moisture it is, in many cases, also responsible for imparting the characteristic qualities that distinguish one product from another. This book provide s a fundamental understanding of moisture transport in the drying of f oods and of

Overview

Drying is fundamental step in the maufacture of many foods. Although i ts primary function is to remove appropriate quantities of moisture it is, in many cases, also responsible for imparting the characteristic qualities that distinguish one product from another. This book provide s a fundamental understanding of moisture transport in the drying of f oods and of the physical and chemical changes that occur during drying . A comprehensive description and assessment of the different types of dryers available to the industry are given and factors effecting the operation, control and selection of dryers are described. The combinat ion of practical information supported by relevant theory makes this a n essential volume for industrial food engineers, those involved in eq uipment manufacture, process plant design and new product development in all food sectors where dried foods are used. It will also be of int erest to academic researchers in this aspect of food engineering.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780751403848
Publisher:
Springer US
Publication date:
07/31/1997
Edition description:
1997
Pages:
309
Product dimensions:
6.40(w) x 9.30(h) x 1.20(d)

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Table of Contents

The Industrial Drying Of Foods: An Overview. Drying Fundamentals. Through-Flow Dryers for Agricultural Crops. Fluidized Bed Dryers. Spray Dryers. Contact Dryers. Freeze Dryers. Dielectric Dryers. Specialized Drying Systems. Solar Dryers. Dryer Selection. Sensors, Control and Operation. References. Index

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