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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
Food engineers, undergraduate and graduate students in Food Science and Technology, and technologists, researchers, and all the people concerned with food processing operations
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
Section 4 Application of mathematics and statistical approaches in food engineering
14. Modeling and optimization
15. Reaction kinetics
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- © Woodhead Publishing 2021
- 1st June 2021
- Woodhead Publishing
- Paperback ISBN:
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.
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
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