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Otros

Experimental and Numerical Simulations of a Solar Air Heater for Maximal Value Addition to Agricultural Products
06/02/2023 - Agriculture is the backbone of Pakistan’s economy. Currently, the agricultural sector is facing many challenges, especially post-harvest losses, which result in lower yield and...
A Vertical Fountain Dryer Adjusted for Sawdust and Wood Chips Drying
01/02/2023 - This article presents the preliminary results on the drying process in a fountain dryer designed and adapted to drying waist sawdust and/or chips of various morphology and moisture content. In terms...
Drying Process Modeling and Quality Assessments Regarding an Innovative Seed Dryer
29/01/2023 - The dehydration of agricultural products is a topic of research covering the preservation and conservation of the quality of agricultural and food items. The actual tasks of environmental protection...
Performance Analysis and Identification of an Indirect Photovoltaic Thermal Dryer with Aluminum Oxide Nano-Embedded Thermal Energy Storage Modification
29/01/2023 - In the current paper, different thermal energy storage unit-integrated photovoltaic thermal (PVT) air collectors with and without nanoparticles have been designed, fabricated and tested. Aluminum...
Experimental investigation of modified indirect solar dryer with integrated thermal storage material for drying of dhekia (Diplazium esculentum) fern
19/01/2023 - Food product drying is a crucial stage in the preservation of crops and agricultural by-products that are used as raw materials for numerous end applications. The novelty of the study is the...
Web Wrinkle Defects due to Temperature Profile in Roll-to-Roll Manufacturing Systems
15/01/2023 - The roll-to-roll manufacturing system is extensively used for mass producing products made of plastic, paper, and fabric in several traditional industries. When flexible substrates, also known as...
Using Particle Residence Time Distributions as an Experimental Approach for Evaluating the Performance of Different Designs for a Pilot-Scale Spray Dryer
24/12/2022 - The performances of four different designs for a pilot-scale spray dryer have been evaluated and compared based on experimentally measured particle residence time distributions (RTD), recovery rates...
Macroporous Mannitol Granules Produced by Spray Drying and Sacrificial Templating
21/12/2022 - In pharmaceutical applications, the porous particles of organic compounds can improve the efficiency of drug delivery, for example into the pulmonary system. We report on the successful preparation...
Drying Characteristics and Quality Analysis of Medicinal Herbs Dried by an Indirect Solar Dryer
19/12/2022 - Considering the solar radiation status in Oman, a low-cost, indirect, stand-alone, forced-convective solar dryer was developed to dry medicinal herbs, which are sensitive to direct sun. The hot air...
Generalized Mathematical Model of the Grain Drying Process
19/12/2022 - Convective cereal grain drying is an energy-intensive process. Mathematical models are applied to analyze and optimize grain drying processes in different types of dryers and in different stages of...
3D Computational Fluid Dynamics Analysis of a Convective Drying Chamber
16/12/2022 - The drying industry has grown considerably due to the tremendous demand for non-perishable food. Convective drying is one of the most popular equipment in the drying industry (food, chemical,...
A Novel Method to Detoxify Steam-Exploded Biomass and Produce a Substrate for Biorefinery
06/12/2022 - Pre-treatments at relatively high temperatures (range 160 °C–220 °C) are currently used to transform lignocellulosics into biofuels and chemicals. In this step,...
Heat Transfer Model and Soft Sensing for Segmented Fluidized Bed Dryer
06/12/2022 - The aim of this work is to evaluate thermal behaviors and develop a soft sensor for online prediction of LOD (loss-on-drying) in the segmented fluidized bed dryer (Seg-FBD) in the ConsiGma25 line,...
Improving the Utilization of Food Waste: Conversion of Food Waste into Residual Food Dried Substance and Use of This Material as a Culture Nutrient for Microbial Production of Lactic Acid
- Abstract To reduce food waste (FW) disposal costs, many Koreans now convert FW into residual food dried substances (RFDS) using a house-service food drying machine and then...
Mathematical Modeling of Thin Layer Drying Kinetics and Moisture Diffusivity Study of Pretreated Moringa oleifera Leaves Using Fluidized Bed Dryer
21/11/2022 - Investigations were undertaken to study the drying kinetics of pretreated and unblanched leaves of Moringa oleifera dried in a fluidized bed dryer (FBD) using nine established thin layer drying...
Preparation of Micron and Submicron Particles via Spray Drying and Electrostatic Precipitation
10/11/2022 - Small particles are of great interest in a variety of applications. Spray drying is a common technique for particle synthesis, but it is limited with respect to sizes below 10 µm. Therefore, a new...
Numerical Approach Regarding the Effect of the Flight Shape on the Performance of Rotary Dryers from Asphalt Plants
09/11/2022 - Thedistribution of aggregates in the cross-section of the drum, in the case of equipment used for the production of asphalt mixtures, essentially influences the performance of rotary dryers. In the...
Medicinal Plant Drying Using a Superabsorbent Polymer Dryer Incorporated with an Insulated Heater
07/11/2022 - In this study, a superabsorbent polymer dryer (Polydryer) used to obtain dried medicinal plant materials (Simplicia) was incorporated with a heater to enhance the drying rate. In general, the...
Use of Multiscale Data-Driven Surrogate Models for Flowsheet Simulation of an Industrial Zeolite Production Process
20/10/2022 - The production of catalysts such as zeolites is a complex multiscale and multi-step process. Various material properties, such as particle size or moisture content, as well as operating...
Parametric Analysis of Cylinder Drying Process in Association with Various Materials
18/10/2022 - In this study, the heat and mass transfers in the fabric drying process of a single-cylinder dryer are numerically examined in detail by using MATLAB codes and illustrating 3D velocity and...
Effects of drying conditions on physicochemical properties of epoxide sol?gel derived ?-Fe2O3 and NiO: A comparison between xerogels and aerogels
- A simple and easily operated supercritical CO2 dryer was designed and manufactured with the aim of producing high-surface-area mesoporous ?-Fe2O3 (hematite) and NiO aerogels. The gels were...