7. Simulating and Measuring Transient Three-Dimensional Temperature Distributions in Microwave Processing

  1. Kai Knoerzer,
  2. Pablo Juliano,
  3. Peter Roupas and
  4. Cornelis Versteeg
  1. Kai Knoerzer3,
  2. Marc Regier1 and
  3. Helmar Schubert2

Published Online: 16 FEB 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9780470959435.ch7

Innovative Food Processing Technologies: Advances in Multiphysics Simulation

Innovative Food Processing Technologies: Advances in Multiphysics Simulation

How to Cite

Knoerzer, K., Regier, M. and Schubert, H. (2011) Simulating and Measuring Transient Three-Dimensional Temperature Distributions in Microwave Processing, 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.ch7

Editor Information

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

Author Information

  1. 1

    Fachhochschule Trier, University for Applied Sciences, Schneidershof, 54293 Trier, Germany

  2. 2

    Universitaet Karlsruhe (TH)/Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT), Institute of Engineering in Life Sciences, Dept. I: Food Process Engineering, Karlsruhe, Germany

  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:

  • simulating and measuring transient - three-dimensional temperature distributions in microwave processing;
  • microwave heating, alternative to traditional heating methods - in food manufacturing processes;
  • microwave thermal modeling - interaction of EM waves (microwaves);
  • temperature measurement (mapping) methods - in microwave fields;
  • thermal imaging cameras - measuring thermal radiation patterns on surface of radiating object;
  • validated microwave heating models - methodology, user-friendly interface coupling two commercial software packages to model time-dependent temperature profiles;
  • microwaves, heating food volumetrically - and rapidly than conventional heating methods

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Microwave Thermal Modeling

  • Temperature Measurement Mapping) Methods in Microwave Fields

  • Examples of Validated Microwave Heating Models

  • Summary, Conclusions, and Outlook

  • Notation

  • References