5. Computational Fluid Dynamics Applied in High-Pressure High-Temperature Processes: Spore Inactivation Distribution and Process Optimization

  1. Kai Knoerzer,
  2. Pablo Juliano,
  3. Peter Roupas and
  4. Cornelis Versteeg
  1. Pablo Juliano,
  2. Kai Knoerzer and
  3. Cornelis Versteeg

Published Online: 16 FEB 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9780470959435.ch5

Innovative Food Processing Technologies: Advances in Multiphysics Simulation

Innovative Food Processing Technologies: Advances in Multiphysics Simulation

How to Cite

Juliano, P., Knoerzer, K. and Versteeg, C. (2011) Computational Fluid Dynamics Applied in High-Pressure High-Temperature Processes: Spore Inactivation Distribution and Process Optimization, 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.ch5

Editor Information

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

Author Information

  1. 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:

  • computational fluid dynamics - in high-pressure high-temperature processes, spore inactivation distribution and process optimization;
  • high-pressure high-temperature (HPHT) processing - pressure-assisted thermal processing (PATP) or PATS, method of shelf-stable low-acid food products;
  • HPHT process and its processing variables;
  • typical temperature profile - of pressure-assisted thermal process;
  • CFD model for HPHT system;
  • prediction of temperature uniformity and flow - and CFD modeling;
  • evaluating performance of high-pressure process - dimensionless parameter predicting temperature uniformity;
  • CFD application, in prediction of temperature distribution and flow - for design and characterization of heat transfer phenomena in HPHT processes

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Description of an HPHT Processing System

  • Developing a CFD Model for an HPHT System

  • Prediction of Temperature Uniformity and Flow by Means of CFD Modeling

  • Distribution of Process Sterility by Coupling with Kinetic C. botulinum Inactivation Models

  • Dimensionless Parameters to Express the Process Performance

  • Overview and Future Challenges

  • Notation

  • References