Handbook of Farm Dairy and Food Machinery

1st Edition

Editors: Myer Kutz Myer Kutz
Authors: Myer Kutz
Hardcover ISBN: 9780815515388
eBook ISBN: 9780815517511
Imprint: William Andrew
Published Date: 28th February 2007
Page Count: 756
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Description

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.

Readership

Food, chemical, mechanical, and packaging engineers directly or indirectly involved with the food industry.

Table of Contents

Part 1: Introduction to Food Engineering

  1. The Food Engineer Felix H. Barron - Clemson University
  2. Food Regulations Kevin M. Keener - Purdue University
  3. Food Safety Engineering V.M. Balasubramanian, Raghupathy Ramaswany, Juhee Ahn, Luis Rodriguez Saona, Ahmed E. Yousef - The Ohio State University Part 2: Farm Machinery Design
  4. Farm Machinery Automation for Tillage, Planting, Cultivation, and Harvesting Brian T. Adams
  5. Grain Harvesting Machinery H. Mark Hanna, Graeme R. Quick, - Iowa State University
  6. Grain Storage Systems Design Ray Allen Bucklin, Sidney Thompson, Ali Abdel-Hadi, Michael Montross - University of Florida
  7. Milking Machinery Design Douglas J. Reinemann - University of Wisconsin

Part 3: Food Processing Operating Systems and Machinery Design

  1. Dairy Product Processing H. Doug Goff - University of Guelph
  2. Grain Processing Engineering Athapol Noomhorm, Imran Ahmad - Asian Institute of Technology
  3. Technology of Processing of Horticultural Crops Conrad O. Perera, Brownen Smith
  4. Food Drying and Evaporation William L. Kerr - University of Georgia
  5. Food Freezing Technology Kasiviswanathan Muthumkumarappan, Chenchaiah Marella - South Dakota State University
  6. Heat and Mass Transfer in Food Processing Mohammed Mehdi Farid - University of Auckland
  7. Food Rheology Qixin Zhong - University of Tennessee
  8. Thermal Processing for Food Sterilization and Preservation Arthur A. Teixeira - University of Florida
  9. Food Process Modeling

Details

No. of pages:
756
Language:
English
Copyright:
© William Andrew 2007
Published:
Imprint:
William Andrew
eBook ISBN:
9780815517511
Hardcover ISBN:
9780815515388

About the Editor

Myer Kutz

Myer Kutz has headed his own firm, Myer Kutz Associates, Inc., since 1990. For the past several years, he has focused on writing and on developing engineering handbooks on a wide range of technical topics, such as mechanical, materials, biomedical, transportation, and environmentally conscious engineering, for a number of publishers, including Wiley, McGraw-Hill, and Elsevier. Earlier, his firm supplied consulting services to a large client roster, including Fortune 500 companies, scientific societies, and large and small publishers. The firm published two major multi-client studies, “The Changing Landscape for College Publishing” and “The Developing Worlds of Personalized Information.” Before starting his independent consultancy, Kutz held a number of positions at Wiley, including acquisitions editor, director of electronic publishing, and vice president for scientific and technical publishing. 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. In addition to his edited reference works, he is the author of nine books, including Temperature Control, published by Wiley, Rockefeller Power, published by Simon & Schuster, the novel, Midtown North, published under the name Mike Curtis, and most recently the independently published novel, In the Grip. He is the editor of the Bulletin of the Professional Scholarly Publishing Division of the Association of American Publishers and writes The Scholarly Publishing Scene column for the magazine Against the Grain. He lives in Delmar, NY, with his wife, Arlene.

Affiliations and Expertise

Myer Kutz Associates. Inc., Delmar, NY, USA

Myer Kutz

Myer Kutz has headed his own firm, Myer Kutz Associates, Inc., since 1990. For the past several years, he has focused on writing and on developing engineering handbooks on a wide range of technical topics, such as mechanical, materials, biomedical, transportation, and environmentally conscious engineering, for a number of publishers, including Wiley, McGraw-Hill, and Elsevier. Earlier, his firm supplied consulting services to a large client roster, including Fortune 500 companies, scientific societies, and large and small publishers. The firm published two major multi-client studies, “The Changing Landscape for College Publishing” and “The Developing Worlds of Personalized Information.” Before starting his independent consultancy, Kutz held a number of positions at Wiley, including acquisitions editor, director of electronic publishing, and vice president for scientific and technical publishing. 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. In addition to his edited reference works, he is the author of nine books, including Temperature Control, published by Wiley, Rockefeller Power, published by Simon & Schuster, the novel, Midtown North, published under the name Mike Curtis, and most recently the independently published novel, In the Grip. He is the editor of the Bulletin of the Professional Scholarly Publishing Division of the Association of American Publishers and writes The Scholarly Publishing Scene column for the magazine Against the Grain. He lives in Delmar, NY, with his wife, Arlene.

Affiliations and Expertise

Myer Kutz Associates. Inc., Delmar, NY, USA

About the Author

Myer Kutz

Myer Kutz has headed his own firm, Myer Kutz Associates, Inc., since 1990. For the past several years, he has focused on writing and on developing engineering handbooks on a wide range of technical topics, such as mechanical, materials, biomedical, transportation, and environmentally conscious engineering, for a number of publishers, including Wiley, McGraw-Hill, and Elsevier. Earlier, his firm supplied consulting services to a large client roster, including Fortune 500 companies, scientific societies, and large and small publishers. The firm published two major multi-client studies, “The Changing Landscape for College Publishing” and “The Developing Worlds of Personalized Information.” Before starting his independent consultancy, Kutz held a number of positions at Wiley, including acquisitions editor, director of electronic publishing, and vice president for scientific and technical publishing. 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. In addition to his edited reference works, he is the author of nine books, including Temperature Control, published by Wiley, Rockefeller Power, published by Simon & Schuster, the novel, Midtown North, published under the name Mike Curtis, and most recently the independently published novel, In the Grip. He is the editor of the Bulletin of the Professional Scholarly Publishing Division of the Association of American Publishers and writes The Scholarly Publishing Scene column for the magazine Against the Grain. He lives in Delmar, NY, with his wife, Arlene.

Affiliations and Expertise

Myer Kutz Associates. Inc., Delmar, NY, USA