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Engineering Principles of Unit Operations in Food Processing

  • ID: 5029538
  • Book
  • November 2020
  • 480 Pages
  • Elsevier Science and Technology
Engineering Principles of Unit Operations in Food Processing, a volume in the Woodhead Publishing Series, In Unit Operations and Processing Equipment in the Food Industry series, presents basic principles of food engineering with an emphasis on unit operations, such as heat transfer, mass transfer and fluid mechanics.
  • Brings new opportunities in the optimization of food processing operations
  • Thoroughly explores applications of food engineering to food processes
  • Focuses on unit operations from an engineering viewpoint
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1. Introduction to unit operations and process description

Section 1 Fundamentals of food process engineering 2. Units and dimensions 3. General mathematical and engineering principles 4. Physical properties of food materials 5. Thermodynamic properties of food materials 6. Mass and energy balances

Section 2 Fluid mechanics and food rheology 7. Fluid mechanics 8. Rheological properties of food materials

Section 3 Heat and mass transfer in food engineering 9. Conductive heat transfer 10. Convective heat transfer 11. Radiative heat transfer 12. Fundamentals of mass transfer 13. Psychrometry

Section 4 Application of mathematics and statistical approaches in food engineering 14. Modeling and optimization 15. Reaction kinetics

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Jafari, Seid Mahdi
Dr. Seid Mahdi Jafari received his PhD degree in 2006 in Food Process Engineering from the University of Queensland, Australia. He has been working on the nanoemulsification and nanoencapsulation of food ingredients for the past decade. He is Associate Professor in the Department of Food Materials and Process Design Engineering, Faculty of Food Science and Technology, University of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources, Pardis, Basidj Square, Gorgan, Iran, and he is an academic member of GAU (Iran). He has published more than 85 papers in top-ranked international food science journals and 18 book chapters, along with editing four books with LAP and Elsevier publishers. In November 2015, he was awarded as one of the top 1% scientists of the world with the highest citations by Thompson Reuters (Essential Scientific Indicators) in the field of Biological Sciences.
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