Handbook of Agricultural and Farm Machinery, Third Edition, is the essential reference for understanding the food industry, from farm machinery, to dairy processing, food storage facilities and the machinery that processes and packages foods. Effective and efficient food delivery systems are built around processes that maximize efforts while minimizing cost and time. This comprehensive reference is for engineers who design and build machinery and processing equipment, shipping containers, and packaging and storage equipment. It includes coverage of microwave vacuum applications in grain processing, cacao processing, fruit and vegetable processing, ohmic heating of meat, facility design, closures for glass containers, double seaming, and more.
The book's chapters include an excellent overview of food engineering, but also regulation and safety information, machinery design for the various stages of food production, from tillage, to processing and packaging. Each chapter includes the state-of-the art in technology for each subject and numerous illustrations, tables and references to guide the reader through key concepts.
Fully revised and updated to reflect the latest in food production machinery, including new chapters on UAS Applications, Microwave Processing of Foods, and Postharvest Treatment of Fresh Produce
Presents real-world application scenarios and provides efficient access to information
Includes the design of machinery and facilities, as well as the theoretical basis for determining and predicting behavior of foods as they are handled and processed
Автор: Soares Claire Pe Название: Process Plant Machinery ISBN: 0750670819 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780750670814 Издательство: Elsevier Science Цена: 11220 р. Наличие на складе: Невозможна поставка.
Описание: A highly practical troubleshooting tool for today`s complex processing industry Evolving industrial technology-driven by the need to increase safety while reducing production losses-along with environmental factors and legal concerns has resulted in an increased emphasis on sound troubleshooting techniques and documentation.
Описание: This first book dedicated to all aspects of the field presents our current knowledge in its entirety, covering the necessary disciplines and processes involved - from the monomer to the final product. With an international editor and author team from academia and such leading chemical companies as Bayer, BASF and DuPont, the text adopts a multidisciplinary approach and a practical point of view. Startinith polymer chemistry and thermodynamics, the book goes on to deal with measurement, control, and characterization, before tackling process development, safety issues, scale-up, and modeling. It concludes with emerging processes. With its unparalleled depth of coverage, this will be the definitive reference on this topic for years to come. There is nothing like colleagues' comments to recommend a book: 'This handbook is an excellent idea since there is a gap in the literature expecially concerning the significant research and development that has recently been carried out in this field.' 'Authors and editors are active academic and industrial polymer reaction engineers - among the best in the field.' 'In my opinion there is a definite need because there is no similar publication available in English covering engineering aspects.'
Описание: This book provides a simplified, practical, and innovative approach to understanding the design and manufacture of plastic products in the World of Plastics. The concise and comprehensive information defines and focuses on past, current, and future technical trends. The handbook reviews over 20,000 different subjects; and contains over 1,000 figures and more than 400 tables. Various plastic materials and products their behavior patterns are reviewed. Examples are provided of different plastic products and relating them to critical factors that range from meeting performance requirements in different environments to reducing costs and targeting for zero defects. This book provides the reader with useful pertinent information readily available as summarized in the Table of Contents, List of References and the Index.
Описание: In today s world, bioplastics are becoming increasingly prominent owing mainly to scarcity of oil, increase in the cost of petroleum-based commodities, and growing environmental concerns with the dumping of non-biodegradable plastics in landfills.
This handbook is a comprehensive reference for engineers who design and build farm machinery, processing equipment, shipping containers and packaging, as well as storage equipment. The book is written by the world s leading engineers and gives both a broad and technically detailed look at these critical aspects of any farm-to-fork operation. It addresses food, chemical, mechanical, and packaging engineers directly or indirectly involved with the food industry.
Описание: This updated edition describes preventive and predictive maintenance for major process units, such as vertical, horizontal, reciprocating and liquid-ring vacuum pumps, fans and blowers, compressors, turboexpanders and turbines.
Описание: Seal integrity is vital in food supply chains with modern methods of food retailing and a requirement for very high levels of consumer satisfaction. Robust packages are an important factor in food preservation, consumer confidence in the product as well as waste minimisation and cost control throughout the system. The Handbook of Seal Integrity in the Food Industry is aimed at people working in food supply chains and associated industries from packing machine operators to quality managers and from retail technical staff to packaging machine designers and maintenance engineers. This well illustrated and comprehensively indexed handbook paints a complete picture of all of the factors that operate together in the creation of food packages with high performing seals. A comprehensive review of the reasons for poor seal integrity is included along with suggestions for improvements in maintenance, machine set up and operation. Seal testing systems are featured along with management techniques to ensure a high level of performance and consistency in your business and a right first time approach within packaging systems. The design and operation of the main types of sealing system is reviewed for rigid, semi rigid and flexible packaging systems along with an overview of packing materials such as thermoplastics. Finally the handbook looks at innovations in the packaging of food products with a view of developments in packaging materials, sealing systems and on–line seal integrity measurement and monitoring systems. About the Author Michael Dudbridge has managed food manufacturing operations for major companies throughout his career. Roles have included factory operations and quality management as well as engineering and continuous improvement responsibilities.
This book is a source of basic and advanced knowledge in food science for students or professionals in the food science sector, but it is also accessible for people interested in the different aspects concerning raw material stabilisation and transformation in food products. It is an updated and translated version of the book "Science des aliments" published in 2006 by Lavoisier. "Science des aliments" is a general and introductory food science and technology handbook, based on the authors' Masters and PhD courses and research experiences. The book is concise, pedagogical and informative and contains numerous illustrations (approximately 500 original figures and tables). In three volumes), it summarizes the main knowledge required for working in food industries as scientists, technical managers or qualified operators. It will also be helpful for the formation of students in food science and biotechnologies (bachelor's and master's degree).
Engineers and practitioners contribute to society through their ability to apply basic scientific principles to real problems in an effective and efficient manner. They must collect data to test their products every day as part of the design and testing process and also after the product or process has been rolled out to monitor its effectiveness. Model building, data collection, data analysis and data interpretation form the core of sound engineering practice.
After the data has been gathered the engineer must be able to sift them and interpret them correctly so that meaning can be exposed from a mass of undifferentiated numbers or facts. To do this he or she must be familiar with the fundamental concepts of correlation, uncertainty, variability and risk in the face of uncertainty.
In today's global and highly competitive environment, continuous improvement in the processes and products of any field of engineering is essential for survival. Many organisations have shown that the first step to continuous improvement is to integrate the widespread use of statistics and basic data analysis into the manufacturing development process as well as into the day-to-day business decisions taken in regard to engineering processes.
The Springer Handbook of Engineering Statistics gathers together the full range of statistical techniques required by engineers from all fields to gain sensible statistical feedback on how their processes or products are functioning and to give them realistic predictions of how these could be improved.
Contributions from leading experts in statistics and their application to engineering from industrial control to academic medicine and financial risk management giving all-round authoritative coverage.
Wide-ranging selection of statistical techniques showing the proper way to use each to enable the reader to choose the method most appropriate for his or her purposes.
Extensive and easy-to-use subject index making information quickly available to the reader.
The handbook will be essential reading for all engineers and engineering-connected managers who are serious about keeping their methods and products at the cutting edge of quality and competitiveness.
Автор: Lyle Albright Название: Albright`s Chemical Engineering Handbook ISBN: 0824753623 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780824753627 Издательство: Taylor&Francis Рейтинг: Цена: 15153 р. Наличие на складе: Поставка под заказ.
Описание: Presents a source of methods, applications, and fundamental concepts that play a significant role in driving new research and improving plant design and operations. This handbook includes chapters that cover aspects of patents and intellectual property, practical communication, and ethical considerations that are relevant to engineers.
Описание: Because of the ubiquitous nature of environmental problems, a variety of scientific disciplines are involved in the development of environmental solutions. The Handbook of Chemical and Environmental Engineering Calculations provides approximately 600 real-world, practical solutions to environmental problems that involve chemical engineering, enabling engineers and applied scientists to meet the professional challenges they face day-to-day. The scientific and mathematical crossover between chemical and environmental engineering is the key to solving a host of environmental problems. Many problems included in the Handbook are intended to demonstrate this crossover, as well as the integration of engineering with current regulations and environmental media such as air, soil, and water. Solutions to the problems are presented in a programmed instructional format. Each problem contains a title, problem statement, data, and solution, with the more difficult problems located near the end of each problem set. The Handbook offers material not only to individuals with limited technical background but also to those with extensive industrial experience. Chapter titles include: -Chemical Engineering Fundamentals -Chemical Engineering Principles -Air Pollution Control Equipment -Solid Waste -Water Quality and Wastewater Treatment -Pollution Prevention -Health, Safety, and Accident Management Ideal for students at the graduate and undergraduate levels, the Handbook of Chemical and Environmental Engineering Calculations is also a comprehensive reference for all plant and environmental engineers, particularly those who work with air, drinking water, wastewater, hazardous materials, and solid waste.
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