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Study On Drying Equation For Rice With Microwave Heating
Published by the American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers, St. Joseph, Michigan www.asabe.orgCitation: Paper number 036042, 2003 ASAE Annual Meeting . (doi: 10.13031/2013.15330)
Authors: Dai-Chyi Wang, Shih-Peng Lin
Keywords: Rice, drying, microwave, drying equation, Page’s model
Two major grain species in Taiwan, Japonica and India rice, were dried in household
microwave oven with 580W microwave power. Wet rice with various initial moisture content, Mi, was
dried in certain drying time, and final moisture content, M, was measured. Two drying equations
based on Pages equation were regressed statistically from 464 observations as followings.