Engineering for Storage of Fruits and Vegetables

Engineering for Storage of Fruits and Vegetables

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Engineering for Storage of Fruits and Vegetables is a comprehensive reference that provides an understanding of the basic principles of cold storage load estimation, refrigeration capacity calculations for various types of cold storages, and other topics of evaporative cooling, thus demonstrating the important principles for designing low cost precooling chambers. The book is written in an accessible manner to provide a solid understanding of different environments and their considerations to give readers the confidence they need to design suitable packaging materials by understanding parameters, including reaction rates, deteriorative reactions, Arrhenius equations, Q10, K, D, Z parameters, and their influence on reaction rates. Covers a wide variety of related topics, from post-harvest physiology of fruits and vegetables, to the various aspects of controlled atmosphere storages Explains the application of water activities and enzyme kinetics for predicting shelf life of foods and design of packaging materials Includes solved problems and exercises which guide students and assist with comprehension... 454 for marine containers and ships only, 454 refrigerated trucks and trailers, 455a€“458 product subcooling, 455 using ... engine/ electric motor, 463 Two-pass condenser, 274 Two-pass water-cooled shell and tube condenser, schematic.

Title:Engineering for Storage of Fruits and Vegetables
Author:Chandra Gopala Rao
Publisher:Academic Press - 2015-08-04


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