Indispensable for food, chemical, mechanical, and packaging engineers, Handbook of Farm, Dairy, and Food Machinery covers in one comprehensive volume fundamental food engineering principles in the design of food industry machinery. The handbook provides broad, yet technically detailed coverage of food safety, regulations, product processing systems, packaging, facilities, waste management, and machinery design topics in a ôfarm to the forkö organization.
The 22 chapters are contributed by leading experts worldwide with numerous illustrations, tables, and references. The book includes the new USDA regulations for ôcertified organicö processing, as well as state-of-the-art technologies for equipment both on the farm and in the plant.
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Food Safety Engineering
Farm Machinery Design
Farm Machinery Automation for Tillage, Planting, Cultivation, and Harvesting
Grain Harvesting Machinery
Grain Storage Systems Design
Milking Machinery Design
Food Processing Operating Systems and Machinery Design
Dairy Product Processing
Grain Processing Engineering
Technology of Processing of Horticultural Crops
Food Drying and Evaporation
Food Freezing Technology
Heat and Mass Transfer in Food Processing
Thermal Processing for Food Sterilization and Preservation
Food Process Modeling
Design of Food Processing Controls Systems
Ohmic Pasteurization of Meat and Meat Products
Food Processing Facility Design
Agricultural Waste Management in Food Processing
Food Packaging Systems and Machinery Design
Food Packaging for Damage Reduction During Transportation and Handling
Food Packaging Machinery
Myer Kutz has been heading his own firm, Myer Kutz Associates, Inc., since 1990. For the past several years, he has focused on writing and developing engineering handbooks on a wide range of technical topics, such as mechanical, materials, biomedical, transportation, and environmentally conscious engineering. Earlier, his firm supplied consulting services to a large client roster, including Fortune 500 companies, scientific societies, and large and small publishers. He has been a trustee of the Online Computer Library Center (OCLC) and chaired committees of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers and the Association of American Publishers. He holds engineering degrees from MIT and RPI, served as an officer in the US Army Ordnance Corp, and worked in the aerospace industry on the Apollo project. He is the author of nine books. He writes "The Scholarly Publishing Scene, a column for the magazine Against the Grain. He lives in Delmar, New York, with his wife, Arlene.