Guide Pratique de l'Entreposage Frigorifique - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780080122151, 9781483138688

Guide Pratique de l'Entreposage Frigorifique

1st Edition

Practical Guide to Refrigerated Storage

Authors: Yong Zhou
eBook ISBN: 9781483138688
Imprint: Pergamon
Published Date: 1st January 1966
Page Count: 244
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Practical Guide to Refrigerated Storage presents a detailed summary of the major practical factors relating to the design, construction, and operation of refrigerated warehouse. This book discusses the major factors that must be taken into account concerning the problems of refrigerated storage. Comprised of five chapters, this book starts with an overview of the various types of warehouse, taking into consideration not only their multi-purpose or specialized activities, but also the part assigned to them in countries with planned, liberal, or state economies. This text then describes the proper handling of merchandise in different stages, including on entry, during the storage of the goods within the cold store, and on exit. Other chapters deal with the recommendations for the processing and handling of frozen goods. The final chapter considers the special safety precautions in force on industrial premises to improve personnel safety. This book is a valuable resource for plant personnel and engineers.

Table of Contents

Foreword 14

Chapter 1. The Cold Store. Design and Construction

1.1. Description and Types of Cold Stores

1.11. Status of Cold Stores

1.12. Types of Activity

1.13. Economic Role

1.2. General Conception of a Cold Store

1.21. Operational Program

1.22. Economic Factors and Technical Solutions

1.23. Optimum Dimensions and Future Extensions

1.24. Storage

1.25. Freezing

1.26. Reception and Delivery Capacity of Goods

1.27. Subsidiary Operations

1.3. General Planning of the Cold Store

1.31. Location

1.32. General Arrangements

1.33. Arrangements within the Cold Store

1.34. Dimensions and Characteristics of Cold Rooms

1.4. Constructional Methods

1.41. Civil Engineering

1.42. Insulation

1.43. Double-walled Rooms (Jacket System)

1.5. Refrigeration Equipment

1.51. Refrigerating Systems

1.52. Distribution of Refrigerating Capacity

1.53. Layout of Refrigerating Circuit

1.54. Ancillary Equipment

1.55. Automation

1.6. Liaison between Operators and Builders

Chapter 2. Handling of Merchandise

2.1. Introduction

2.11. Definition

2.12. Special Features of Handling Operations in Cold Stores

2.2. Methods of Transport within a Refrigerated Warehouse

2.3. Palletization

2.31. Working Principle

2.32. Development of Palletization in Europe

2.33. Advantages of Palletization

2.34. Arrangement of Pallets during Storage

2.4. Constructional Problems in Relation to Handling

2.41. General

2.42. Access and Clearance Space

2.43. Dimensions of Storage Premises

2.44. Floors

2.45. Doors

2.46. Platforms and Ramps

2.47. Gangways

2.48. General Arrangements

2.5. Features Connected with the Handling of Perishable Foodstuffs

2.6. Use of Various Forms of Transport for the Handling of Goods in Cold Stores

2.61. The Amount of Handling Equipment Required

2.62. Horizontal Transport

2.63. Vertical Transport

2.7. Palletization in the Operation of Cold Stores

2.71. Special Advantages of Palletization in a Cold Storage Warehouse

2.72. Arrangement of Pallets in Cold Rooms

2.73. Lift Trucks

2.74. Packaging and Palletization

2.8. Personnel and Handling Organization

2.81. Handling Personnel

2.82. Organization of the Handling System

2.83. Training and Supervision of Handling Personnel

2.9. Economic Study

2.91. Items Relative to the Cost of Handling

2.92. Effect of the Nature of Operations and Goods on Handling Costs

2.93. Effect of Palletization on Handling Costs

2.94. Conclusions

Chapter 3. The Merchandise in the Refrigerated Warehouse

3.1. Introduction

3.2. Essential Conditions for Good Refrigerated Storage

3.21. General

3.22. Factors Affecting Good Storage

3.23. Particular Conditions for Good Storage of Cooled Foodstuffs

3.24. Special Conditions for Good Storage of Frozen Foodstuffs

3.3. The Application of Refrigeration in Certain Special Cases

3.31. Precooling as a Function of the Cold Store

3.32. Storage in a Controlled Atmosphere

3.33. Combination of Refrigeration with other Storage Processes

3.4. Some Possible Storage Difficulties in Cold Stores

3.41. Storage Disorders

3.42. Freezer Burn

Chapter 4. The Refrigerated Warehouse and Its Customers

4.1. Introduction

4.2. Legal Aspects

4.21. The Refrigeration Contract

4.22. Legal Basis of the Refrigeration Contract

4.23. Standing Regulations

4.3. Commercial Aspect

4.31. Tariffs

4.32. Stock Accountancy

4.33. Insurance of Goods

4.34. Warranty of Goods

4.35. Practical Storage Factor of Rooms

4.4. Education and Publicity

4.41. Customer Education

4.42. Disseminating the Concept of Refrigeration

Chapter 5. Personnel and Safety Precautions

5.1. Introduction

5.2. Safety Precautions

5.21. Fire Precautions

5.22. Safety Precautions against Gas

5.23. Safety Precautions against Water

5.24. Safety Precautions against the Risk of Being Locked in Low Temperature Rooms

5.25. Accident Prevention

5.3. Regulations for Personnel Working in Cold Rooms

5.31. Special Clothing

5.32. Other Aspects

References and Bibliography

General Conversion Table

List of Illustrations

Pocket Containing Drawings, Photographs and Figures


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About the Author

Yong Zhou

Professor Yong Zhou is a recognized expert in the field of non-linear difference equations and their applications in China. He was Editor-in-Chief of Journal of Dynamical Systems and Differential Equations over 2007-2011, and is present Guest Editor at Optimization (T&F), Nonlinear Dynamics and Journal of Vibration and Control (Sage), and at Elsevier former Guest Editor of Computers & Mathematics with Applications over 2010-2012 and Applied Mathematics and Computation over 2014-2015.

Affiliations and Expertise

Faculty of Mathematics and Computer Sciences, Zhejiang Normal University, P.R. China.

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