Transporting Operations of Food Materials within Food Factories

Transporting Operations of Food Materials within Food Factories

Unit Operations and Processing Equipment in the Food Industry

1st Edition - September 1, 2022

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  • Editors: Seid Jafari, Narges Malekjani
  • Paperback ISBN: 9780128185858

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Transporting Operations of Food Materials within Food Factories, a volume in the Unit Operations and Processing Equipment in the Food Industry series, explains the processing operations and equipment necessary for storage and transportation of food materials within food production factories. Divided in 4 sections, Receiving and storage facilities, Liquid food transportation, Solid and semi- solid transportation and General material handling machines in food plants, all chapters emphasize basic texts relating to experimental, theoretical, computational, and/or applications of food engineering principles and the relevant processing equipment. Written by experts in the field of food engineering, in a simple and dynamic way, this book targets all who are engaged in food processing operations worldwide, giving the readers a good knowledge and understanding of different transporting facilities and equipments.

Key Features

  • Thoroughly explores alternatives in food processing through innovative transporting operations
  • Brings novel applications of pumping and conveying operations in food industries
  • Covers how to improve the quality and safety of food products with good transporting operations

Readership

Food engineers, undergraduate and graduate students in Food Science and Technology, and also, for technologists, researchers, and anyone concerned with food processing operations

Table of Contents

  • 1. Introduction to food materials handling within food factories

    Section 1 Receiving and storage facilities
    2. Storage vats, vessels, and tanks
    3. Pallets and bags
    4. Silos and bins

    Section 2 Liquid food transportation
    5. Fundamentals of pumping/piping
    6. Positive displacement pumps
    7. Centrifugal pumps

    Section 3 Solid and semi- solid transportation
    8. Fundamentals of conveyors
    9. Different mechanical conveyors
    10. Pneumatic conveyors
    11. Hydraulic conveyors
    12. Bucket elevators and monorails

    Section 4 General material handling machines in food plants
    13. Hand trucks, lift trucks, rich trucks
    14. Robotics 

Product details

  • No. of pages: 480
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Woodhead Publishing 2022
  • Published: September 1, 2022
  • Imprint: Woodhead Publishing
  • Paperback ISBN: 9780128185858

About the Editors

Seid Jafari

Seid Jafari
Prof. Seid Mahdi Jafari received his PhD in Food Process Engineering from the University of Queensland (Australia), in 2006. He has been working on the nanoemulsification and nanoencapsulation of food bioactive ingredients for the past 15 years. Now, as a full Professor, he is an academic member of GUASNR (Iran) and Adjunct Prof. in UVigo (Spain). He has published more than 320 papers in top-ranked International Food Science Journals and 60 book chapters along with editing 36 books with Elsevier, Springer, and Taylor & Francis. In 2015, he was awarded as one of the top 1% world scientists by Thomson Reuters (Essential Scientific Indicators) in the field of Biological Sciences. In 2017, he was selected as one of the top national researchers by the Iranian Ministry of Science, Research, and Technology. He has been awarded as one of the world’s highly cited researchers by Clarivate Analytics (Web of Science), in 2018, 2019 and 2020; and a top reviewer in the field of agricultural and biological sciences by Publons (2018 and 2019).

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor, Faculty of Food Science and Technology, Gorgan University of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources, Gorgan, Iran

Narges Malekjani

Narjes Malekjani received her Ph.D. in Food Engineering from the University of Tehran in Iran in 2017. She has been teaching courses related to principles of food process engineering and food plant design for more than 10 years. Now, she is an academic member of the Department of Food Science and Technology at the University of Guilan in Iran. She currently has worked on more than 20 papers in international Food Science Journals as well as more than 10 book chapters published by international publishers.

Affiliations and Expertise

Researcher, Department of Food Science and Technology, University of Guilan, Iran

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