Handbook of Industrial Drying, Fourth Edition

Arun S. Mujumdar

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July 11, 2014 by CRC Press
Handbook - 1348 Pages - 1075 B/W Illustrations
ISBN 9781466596658 - CAT# K20788

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Features

  • Addresses the basic principles and industrial applications of drying
  • Includes 12 new chapters detailing the latest developments in industrial drying
  • Discusses key issues such as scale-up in the selection, design, and operation of dryers
  • Covers commonly encountered dryers as well as innovative dryers with future potential
  • Contains contributions from authors with internationally recognized academic and industrial expertise
  • Explains how improvements in dryer design and operation can increase energy efficiency and cost-effectiveness
  • Tackles new topics such as computational fluid dynamic simulation, physicochemical aspects of sludge drying, and life-cycle assessment of drying systems

Summary

By far the most commonly encountered and energy-intensive unit operation in almost all industrial sectors, industrial drying continues to attract the interest of scientists, researchers, and engineers. The Handbook of Industrial Drying, Fourth Edition not only delivers a comprehensive treatment of the current state of the art, but also serves as a consultative reference for streamlining industrial drying operations.

New to the Fourth Edition:

  • Computational fluid dynamic simulation
  • Solar, impingement, and pulse combustion drying
  • Drying of fruits, vegetables, sugar, biomass, and coal
  • Physicochemical aspects of sludge drying
  • Life-cycle assessment of drying systems

Covering commonly encountered dryers as well as innovative dryers with future potential, the Handbook of Industrial Drying, Fourth Edition not only details the latest developments in the field, but also explains how improvements in dryer design and operation can increase energy efficiency and cost-effectiveness.