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Extrusion Cooking - 2nd Edition - ISBN: 9780128153604, 9780128153611

Extrusion Cooking

2nd Edition

Cereal Grains Processing

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Editor: Girish Ganjyal
Paperback ISBN: 9780128153604
Published Date: 26th June 2020
Page Count: 594
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Extrusion Cooking: Cereal Grains Processing provides a thorough description of extrusion processing. The book addresses basic principles, details various extruder parts and their design principles, and considers raw food materials and their characteristics as they relate to extrusion, their physico-chemical changes in the various raw material components, and the modeling and control of extrusion process, scale aspects, extrusion plant design, food safety in extrusion, new advancements in extrusion, and the future of extrusion. This valuable reference serves as a one-volume reference on extrusion processing for food industry professionals and students.

Key Features

  • Covers the engineering, chemistry, nutrition and food safety aspects of extrusion cooking
  • Presents both the fundamental and applied aspects of extrusion processing
  • Details the extrusion of whole grain and high-fiber foods
  • Outlines extrusion processing of different ingredients
  • Addresses new technologies that have expanded the extruder capabilities
  • Analyzes new developments in the area of modeling of extrusion processing


R&D Professionals in all Food Companies, University/College Faculty and Students, Other Professionals (such as Plant Managers, Extruder Operators and Technical Sales) within the Food Industry, and Government employees, such as in the USDA Research Labs

Table of Contents

1. Basics of Extrusion Processing
2. Engineering Aspects of Extrusion: Extrusion Processing as a Multiple-Input and Multiple-Output System
3. Extruders Screw, Barrel and Die Assembly General Design Principles and Operation
4. Raw Material Behaviors in Extrusion Processing I
5. Raw Material Behaviors in Extrusion Processing II
6. Transport Phenomena and Material Changes during Extrusion
7. Extrusion Cooking of High-moisture Protein Foods
8. Extrusion Processing of Cereal Grains
9. Instrumentation for Extrusion Processing
10. Extrusion Cooking Modelling, Control and Optimization
11. Scaleup, Experimentation, and Data Evaluation
12. Extrusion Plant Design
13. Impacts of extrusion processing on nutritional components in cereals and legumes: Carbohydrates, proteins, lipids, vitamins, and minerals
14. Bioconversions in Extrusion Cooking
15. Advances in Auxiliary Technologies for Extrusion Processing
16. Extrusion Cooking and Food Safety
17. Future of Extrusion Processing


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26th June 2020
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About the Editor

Girish Ganjyal

Girish M. Ganjyal, PhD, is Assistant Professor and Extension Food Processing Specialist at Washington State University. He is also adjunct assistant professor at University of Nebraska-Lincoln and Kansas State University. From 2009-2013, Dr. Ganjyal was principal engineer of PepsiCo Advanced Research at PepsiCo where he made significant contributions in extrusion processing and the frying process. He has also served as principal scientist at MCP Ingredients, Inc., where he was awarded scientist of the year in 2006. He obtained his PhD in food and bioprocess engineering from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln in 2004.

Affiliations and Expertise

Assistant Professor and Extension Food Processing Specialist, Washington State University, USA

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