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Drying of Biomass, Biosolids, and Coal: For Efficient Energy Supply and Environmental Benefits

Drying of Biomass, Biosolids, and Coal: For Efficient Energy Supply and Environmental Benefits

1st Edition

Forthcoming

Shusheng Pang, Sankar Bhattacharya, Junjie Yan
February 18, 2019

The book provides insight into advanced technologies and knowledge for drying of biomass, bio-solids and coal in terms of improved efficiency, economics and environmental impact. Industrial applications and energy and economic analysis are introduced for different situations. The election of a...

Intelligent Control in Drying

Intelligent Control in Drying

1st Edition

Alex Martynenko, Andreas Bück
October 02, 2018

Despite the available general literature in intelligent control, there is a definite lack of knowledge and know-how in practical applications of intelligent control in drying. This book fills that gap. Intelligent Control in Drying serves as an innovative and practical guide for researchers and...

Industrial Heat Pump-Assisted Wood Drying

Industrial Heat Pump-Assisted Wood Drying

1st Edition

Vasile Minea
August 15, 2018

This book discusses conventional as well as unconventional wood drying technologies. It covers fundamental thermophysical and energetic aspects and integrates two complex thermodynamic systems, conventional kilns and heat pumps, aimed at improving the energy performance of dryers and the final...

Thermal and Nonthermal Encapsulation Methods

Thermal and Nonthermal Encapsulation Methods

1st Edition

Magdalini Krokida
September 20, 2017

Encapsulation is a topic of interest across a wide range of scientific and industrial areas, from pharmaceutics to food and agriculture, for the protection and controlled release of various substances during transportation, storage, and consumption. Since encapsulated materials can be protected...

Intermittent and Nonstationary Drying Technologies: Principles and Applications

Intermittent and Nonstationary Drying Technologies: Principles and Applications

1st Edition

Azharul Karim, Chung-Lim Law
September 11, 2017

The first comprehensive book on intermittent drying, Intermittent and Nonstationary Drying Technologies: Principles and Applications demonstrates the benefits of this process and covers key issues, including technologies, effect of operating parameters, mathematical modelling, energy-efficiency,...

Handbook of Drying of Vegetables and Vegetable Products

Handbook of Drying of Vegetables and Vegetable Products

1st Edition

Min Zhang, Bhesh Bhandari, Zhongxiang Fang
June 08, 2017

This handbook provides a comprehensive overview of the processes and technologies in drying of vegetables and vegetable products. The Handbook of Drying of Vegetables and Vegetable Products discusses various technologies such as hot airflow drying, freeze drying, solar drying, microwave drying,...

Computational Fluid Dynamics Simulation of Spray Dryers: An Engineer’s Guide

Computational Fluid Dynamics Simulation of Spray Dryers: An Engineer’s Guide

1st Edition

Meng Wai Woo
November 02, 2016

Bridging the gap in understanding between the spray drying industry and the numerical modeler on spray drying, Computational Fluid Dynamics Simulation of Spray Dryers: An Engineer’s Guide shows how to numerically capture important physical phenomena within a spray drying process using the CFD...

Advances in Heat Pump-Assisted Drying Technology

Advances in Heat Pump-Assisted Drying Technology

1st Edition

Vasile Minea
July 01, 2016

Drying of solids is one of the most common, complex, and energy-intensive industrial processes. Conventional dryers offer limited opportunities to increase energy efficiency. Heat pump dryers are more energy and cost effective, as they can recycle drying thermal energy and reduce CO2, particulate,...

Handbook of Industrial Drying

Handbook of Industrial Drying

4th Edition

Arun S. Mujumdar
July 11, 2014

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...

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