Food Drying and Dehydration (2141407)   Old Code : 161404

List of Practicals

Sr. Practical Title
1
To measure thermal properties of food product
2
EMC determination of grains
3
Determination of drying rate characteristics
4
Evaluate performance of tray dyer
5
Evaluate dehydration and rehydration of food product
6
Evaluate spray drying performance
7
Study of solar drying
8
Study of freeze drying process
9
Study of quality changes during drying of food materials
10
Study of LSU type grain dryer
11
Evaluate performance of vacuum dryer

Open Ended Problem

The topics taught in this subject would be useful to develop insight and application based knowledge among students.
Design of dryer to meet the requirement of drying of a given product with required drying qualities. Collection of drying requirement and select drying method. What are the components of a selected dryer? Design various components considering capacity and size of dryer. Design component like heating system, blower size, conveyor capacity, air flow rate, temperature of hot air, etc

Major Equipment
  1. Tray dryer
  2. Vacuum dryer
  3. Hot air oven
  4. Weighing balance
  5. Microwave oven
  6. Solar dryer
Other

List of open source software/learning websites:

  1. http://www.aces.uiuc.edu/vista/html_pubs/DRYING/dryfood.html
  2. http://nchfp.uga.edu/how/dry.html
  3. http://www.britannica.com/EBchecked/topic/172410/drying-process
  4. http://science.utcc.ac.th/lecturer/muanmai/AITdownload/Ch5_moisture&drying.ppt