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dc.contributor.authorAtuonwu, JC-
dc.contributor.authorStapley, AGF-
dc.date.accessioned2017-12-07T11:19:07Z-
dc.date.available2017-01-01-
dc.date.available2017-12-07T11:19:07Z-
dc.date.issued2017-
dc.identifier.citationEnergy Procedia, 123: pp. 235 - 242, (2017)en_US
dc.identifier.issn1876-6102-
dc.identifier.urihttp://bura.brunel.ac.uk/handle/2438/15536-
dc.description.abstractThe possibilities of reducing energy consumption in spray drying by monodisperse droplet generation have been explored. From heat/mass balances and droplet travel dynamics in a single-stream spray dryer, correlations have been established for the drying gas temperatures that satisfy given outlet product moisture contents for droplet streams of different diameters-with skimmed milk as a case study. The results suggest that energy consumption can be reduced by up to 90%, compared to what obtains in a conventional system that produces droplet sizes up to 10 times the desired size. An experimental single-stream monodisperse droplet dryer, based on piezoelectric atomisation has been constructed, with an imaging system for future validation studies.en_US
dc.format.extent235 - 242-
dc.language.isoenen_US
dc.publisherElsevieren_US
dc.titleReducing energy consumption in spray drying by monodisperse droplet generation: Modelling and simulationen_US
dc.typeArticleen_US
dc.identifier.doihttp://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.egypro.2017.07.251-
dc.relation.isPartOfEnergy Procedia-
pubs.publication-statusPublished-
pubs.volume123-
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