Drying Phenomena: Theory and Applications by Ibrahim Dincer, Calin Zamfirescu

By Ibrahim Dincer, Calin Zamfirescu

Comprehensively covers traditional and novel drying platforms and functions, whereas holding a spotlight at the basics of drying phenomena.

  • Presents unique thermodynamic and heat/mass move analyses in a reader-friendly and easy-to-follow approach
  • Includes case reports, illustrative examples and problems
  • Presents experimental and computational approaches
  • Includes entire details making a choice on the jobs of move and warmth move mechanisms at the drying phenomena
  • Considers business purposes, corresponding criterion, issues, clients, etc.
  • Discusses novel drying applied sciences, the corresponding examine systems and power solutions

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Eventually, more stable species are formed and further reaction is not possible. If a substance is not present in the atmosphere then the reference for zero chemical exergy is the most stable state of that substance in seawater. There are developed tables of chemical exergy of elements in past literature data. A recent source for tabulated data of standard chemical exergy of elements is Rivero and Grafias (2006). 8 tabulates the chemical exergies of some of the most encountered chemical elements in industrial processes.

In this case there will be a variation of temperature across the wall. 10 the entropy generation has to be calculated by integration accounting of temperature profile. In the third case, in addition to a wall, one considers the existence of boundary layers at the inner and outer sides of the wall. Therefore, the entropy generation will be the highest in assumption Case 3. 4 Exergy Balance Equation The exergy balance equation introduces the term exergy destroyed which represents the maximum work potential that cannot be recovered for useful purpose due to irreversibilities.

There are some special cases if one of P, v, and T is constant. At a fixed temperature, the volume of a given quantity of ideal gas varies inversely with the pressure exerted on it (in some books this is called Boyle’s law), describing compression as P1 V1 = P2 V2 1 10 where the subscripts refer to the initial and final states. 10) is employed by analysts in a variety of situations: when selecting an air compressor, for calculating the consumption of compressed air in reciprocating air cylinders, and for determining the length of time required for storing air.

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