Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item:
Full metadata record
DC FieldValueLanguage
dc.contributor.authorAtuonwu, JC-
dc.contributor.authorStapley, AGF-
dc.identifier.citationEnergy Procedia, 123: pp. 235 - 242, (2017)en_US
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.titleReducing energy consumption in spray drying by monodisperse droplet generation: Modelling and simulationen_US
dc.relation.isPartOfEnergy Procedia-
Appears in Collections:Dept of Electronic and Computer Engineering Research Papers

Files in This Item:
File Description SizeFormat 
Fulltext.pdf592.34 kBAdobe PDFView/Open

Items in BURA are protected by copyright, with all rights reserved, unless otherwise indicated.