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Handbook of Industrial Drying
Third Edition
by Arun S. Mujumdar

Covering everything from the fundamentals of drying to the latest dryer types, nearly two-thirds of Handbook of Industrial Drying comprises new material at the vanguard of research and industrial practice.

Handbook of Industrial Drying:

  • Provides comprehensive coverage of conventional, emerging, and potential drying technologies worldwide
  • Traces the latest industrial trends along with the technologies and practices designed to follow them
  • Covers drying technologies from all industrial sectors as well as safety, energy efficiency, cost, and control aspects
  • Includes new and extensively rewritten chapters as well as updated material throughout the book
  • Compiles the work of leading international experts from 20 countries along with references to the most current literature

In addition to several rewritten and many more revised chapters, new chapters cover such topics as:

  • Spreadsheet-aided dryer design
  • Indirect and pneumatic drying
  • Drying of fish and seafood, grain, herbal medicines, and tea
  • Drying of nanosize products, enzymes, and textiles
  • Dewatering and drying of wastewater treatment sludge
  • Heat pump drying and industrial crystallization
  • Solid-liquid separation for pretreatment

Providing important data along with the experience, insight, and practical know-how contributed by experts from around the world, Handbook of Industrial Drying remains the definitive reference to the complete spectrum of current and emerging industrial drying technologies.


Fundamental Aspects

  • Principles, Classification, and Selection of Dryers
  • Experimental Techniques in Drying
  • Basic Process Calculations and Simulations in Drying
  • Transport Properties in the Drying of Solids
  • New! Spreadsheet-Aided Dryer Design

Description of Various Dryer Types

  • New! Indirect Dryers
  • Rotary Drying
  • Fluidized Bed Drying
  • Drum Dryers
  • Industrial Spray Drying Systems
  • Freeze Drying
  • Microwave and Dielectric Drying
  • Solar Drying
  • Spouted Bed Drying
  • Impingement Drying
  • Pneumatic and Flash Drying
  • Conveyor Dryers
  • Infrared Drying
  • Superheated Steam Drying
  • Special Drying Techniques and Novel Dryers

Drying in Various Industrial Sectors

  • Drying of Foodstuffs
  • New! Drying of Fish and Seafood
  • New! Grain Drying
  • New! Grain Property Values and Their Measurement
  • Drying of Fruits and Vegetables
  • New! Drying of Herbal Medicines and Tea
  • Drying of Potato, Peanuts, and Other Roots
  • Osmotic Dehydration of Fruits and Vegetables
  • Drying of Pharmaceutical Products
  • New! Drying of Nanosize Products
  • Drying of Ceramics
  • Drying of Peat and Biofuels
  • Drying of Fibrous Materials
  • New! Drying of Textile Products
  • Drying of Pulp and Paper
  • Drying of Wood: Principles and Practices
  • Drying in Mineral Processing
  • New! Dewatering and Drying of Waste Water Treatment Sludge
  • Drying of Biotechnological Products
  • Drying of Coated Webs
  • Drying of Polymers
  • New! Drying of Enzymes
  • Drying of Coal

Miscellaneous Topics in Industrial Drying

  • Dryer Feeding Systems
  • Dryer Emission Control Systems
  • Energy Aspects in Drying
  • New! Heat Pump Drying Systems
  • Safety Aspects of Industrial Dryers
  • Control of Industrial Dryers
  • New! Solid-Liquid Separation for Pretreatment for Drying Operation
  • New! Industrial Crystallization
  • New! Frying of Foods
  • Cost-Estimation Methods for Drying


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Handbook of Industrial Drying
Third Edition
by Arun S. Mujumdar

2006 • 1312 pages • $288.95 + shipping
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