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Transport Processes and Separation Process Principles, Fifth Edition by Daniel H. Lepek, A. Allen Hersel, Christie John Geankoplis

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Chapter 33. Drying

33.0 Chapter Objectives

On completion of this chapter, a student should be able to:

• Explain the overall process of drying and provide examples of industrial applications

• List different types of drying equipment and explain how they work

• Calculate the humidity (moisture content) of an air-water vapor using vapor pressure data, a humidity chart, and the wet bulb temperature

• Explain the concept of equilibrium moisture content in different materials

• Explain the difference between falling and constant drying rate periods

• Use drying rate curves to determine the falling and constant rate periods, as well as to calculate the required drying time for a process

• Calculate the required heat transfer coefficients during drying ...

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