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Drying and Dehydration
Published by the American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers, St. Joseph, Michigan www.asabe.orgCitation: (doi:10.13031/2013.17558) in Drying and Dehydration. Chapter 10 in Food & Process Engineering Technology, 259-284. St. Joseph, Michigan: ASAE. . Copyright 2004 American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers, St. Joseph, Mich.
Authors: Wilhelm, Luther R., Dwayne A. Suter, and Gerald H. Brusewitz
Keywords: Dehydration, driers, drying, equilibrium moisture content, evaporation, water activity
This chapter reviews basic concepts of drying and dehydration, including mass balance analyses. Equilibrium moisture content, water activity, and related parameters are discussed. Drying methods and drier types are briefly discussed.(Download PDF) (Export to EndNotes)