Modern Drying Technology: Volume 2: Experimental Techniques

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Evangelos Tsotsas, Arun S. Mujumdar
John Wiley & Sons, 24.02.2009 - 412 Seiten
Volume two of a five-volume handbook that provides a comprehensive overview of all important aspects of modern drying technology, presenting high-level, cutting-edge results.

Volume 2 comprises modern experimental techniques such as magnetic resonance imaging for measurement and visualisation of moisture profiles in the interior of porous bodies during drying, Raman spectroscopy for measurement of concentration profiles during the drying of thin films/coatings and analytical methods for measurement of drying kinetics. Other modern experimental techniques covered include sorption equilibria and moisture content of individual particles, techniques for the determination of important quality indices - functional and structural properties - of dried products and instrumentation of modern drying equipment and respective plants.

 

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Measurement of Average Moisture Content and Drying Kinetics
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Experimental Techniques
73
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3
91
Use of XRay Tomography for DryingRelated Applications
143
Measuring Techniques for Particle Formulation Processes
187
Determination of Physical Properties of Fine Particles Nanoparticles
279
Index
363
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Über den Autor (2009)

Professor Dr. Ing. Evangelos Tsotsas took over the Chair of Thermal Process engineering at Otto-von-Guericke-University Magdeburg (Germany) in 1994. Prior to this, he was a Senior Process Specialist at the Dow Chemical Company. He has authored more than 150 papers in refereed journals and conference proceedings, and is the recipient of the Hosokawa Award for Innovation in Dyring Research. He serves in various functions in the German Research Foundation (DFG), the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation, the European Multiphase Systems Institute, the International Center of Heat and Mass Transfer and European and the German Working Party on Drying.

Professor Arun S. Mujumdar is Professor of Mechanical Engineering at the National University of Singapore and Adjunct Professor of Chemical Engineering at the McGill University, Canada. Prior to this, he was President and Principal Consultant of Exergex Corp., Canada. He has authored 2 books and over 60 book chapters, edited or co-edited over 50 books and journals, elected Fellow of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers, the Chemical Institute of Canada and the Institute of Chemical Enginerring, India. He was recently awarded Doctor Honoris Causa by the Technical University of Lodz, Poland.

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