1. Introduction to Innovative Food Processing Technologies: Background, Advantages, Issues, and Need for Multiphysics Modeling

  1. Kai Knoerzer,
  2. Pablo Juliano,
  3. Peter Roupas and
  4. Cornelis Versteeg
  1. Gustavo V. Barbosa-Cánovas1,
  2. Abdul Ghani Albaali2,
  3. Pablo Juliano3 and
  4. Kai Knoerzer3

Published Online: 16 FEB 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9780470959435.ch1

Innovative Food Processing Technologies: Advances in Multiphysics Simulation

Innovative Food Processing Technologies: Advances in Multiphysics Simulation

How to Cite

Barbosa-Cánovas, G. V., Ghani Albaali, A., Juliano, P. and Knoerzer, K. (2011) Introduction to Innovative Food Processing Technologies: Background, Advantages, Issues, and Need for Multiphysics Modeling, in Innovative Food Processing Technologies: Advances in Multiphysics Simulation (eds K. Knoerzer, P. Juliano, P. Roupas and C. Versteeg), Blackwell Publishing Ltd., Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470959435.ch1

Editor Information

  1. CSIRO Food and Nutritional Sciences, 671 Sneydes Road, Werribee, VIC 3030, Australia

Author Information

  1. 1

    Department of Biological Systems Engineering, Washington State University, Pullman, WA 99164-6120, USA

  2. 2

    Princess Sumaya University for Technology P.O. Box 1438 Al-Jubaiha 11941 Jordan, USA

  3. 3

    CSIRO Food and Nutritional Sciences, 671 Sneydes Road, Werribee, VIC 3030, Australia

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 16 FEB 2011
  2. Published Print: 25 MAR 2011

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780813817545

Online ISBN: 9780470959435

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Keywords:

  • innovative food processing technologies;
  • environmental sustainability and food security demands - innovation, key to sustained growth of food industry;
  • innovative processing technologies - hurdles, addressed from concept development to implementation;
  • technologies, challenges and commercial applications - and application of computational fluid dynamics (CFD);
  • innovative processing technologies - achieving uniformity of treatment or process;
  • nonuniform treatment - not specific to innovative processing technologies;
  • Multiphysics modeling, classical CFD extension - principles, similar to conventional CFD;
  • innovative food processing technologies - benefits and advantages over traditional technologies;
  • microwave heating, an alternative - to traditional heating methods;
  • modeling innovative processing - additional physics phenomena to conventional CFD

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Multiphysics Modeling

  • Innovative Food Processing Technologies

  • Modeling Challenges

  • Concluding Remarks

  • References