1. Fundamentals of Energy Analysis of Dryers

  1. Prof. Evangelos Tsotsas2 and
  2. Prof. Arun S. Mujumdar3,4
  1. Ir. Ian C. Kemp

Published Online: 26 JAN 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9783527631681.ch1

Modern Drying Technology: Energy Savings, Volume 4

Modern Drying Technology: Energy Savings, Volume 4

How to Cite

Kemp, I. C. (2011) Fundamentals of Energy Analysis of Dryers, in Modern Drying Technology: Energy Savings, Volume 4 (eds E. Tsotsas and A. S. Mujumdar), Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim, Germany. doi: 10.1002/9783527631681.ch1

Editor Information

  1. 2

    Otto von Guericke University Magdeburg, Thermal Process Engineering, Universitätsplatz 2, PSF 4120, 39106 Magdeburg, Germany

  2. 3

    National University of Singapore, Mechanical Engineering, Block EA 07-0, 9 Engineering Drive 1, Singapore 117576, Singapore

  3. 4

    National University of Singapore, Mechanical Engineering Department, Blk EA, #06-15, 9 Engineering Drive 1, Singapore 117576, Singapore

Author Information

  1. Glaxo Smithkline, R&D, Gunnels Wood Road, Stevenage SG1 2NY, United Kingdom

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 26 JAN 2012
  2. Published Print: 16 NOV 2011

Book Series:

  1. Modern Drying Technology

Book Series Editors:

  1. E. Tsotsas and
  2. A. Mujumdar

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9783527315598

Online ISBN: 9783527631681

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Keywords:

  • dryer energy usage;
  • energy reduction;
  • energy targets;
  • combined heat and power (CPH);
  • pinch analysis;
  • grand composite curve (GCC)

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Energy in Industrial Drying

  • Fundamentals of Dryer Energy Usage

  • Setting Targets for Energy Reduction

  • Classification of Energy Reduction Methods

  • Case Study

  • Conclusions

  • References