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Application of Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) in spray drying operations

Rinil, Kuriakose (2009) Application of Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) in spray drying operations. Masters thesis, University of Mysore.

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Abstract

This Dissertation / Report is the outcome of investigation carried out by the creator(s) / author(s) at the department/division of Central Food Technological Research Institute (CFTRI), Mysore mentioned below in this page.

Item Type: Thesis (Masters)
Additional Information: The application of computational fluid dynamics (CFD) in the area of spray drying of food ingredients is reviewed. The results from previous studies have shown that CFD can be useful tool for predicting the gas flow pattern and particle histories such as temperature, velocity, residence time and impact position. Moreover, CFD can also be used for investigating different chamber design on drying behavior of food materials as well as scale up studies. This paper provides the basics of CFD, air-particle interactions, different turbulence models, reference frames, reaction engineering model used for spray drying applications along with the particle histories and different spray chamber configurations. In addition, current limitations, recent developments and future applications are also discussed.
Uncontrolled Keywords: computational fluid dynamics; spray drying; food products
Subjects: 600 Technology > 08 Food technology > 06 Preservation and Storage > 02 Drying and Dehydration
600 Technology > 08 Food technology
Divisions: Human Resource Development
Depositing User: Food Sci. & Technol. Information Services
Date Deposited: 20 Jul 2010 07:13
Last Modified: 20 Jul 2010 07:13
URI: http://ir.cftri.com/id/eprint/9561

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