4. Heat Pump Assisted Drying Technology – Overview with Focus on Energy, Environment and Product Quality

  1. Prof. Evangelos Tsotsas1 and
  2. Prof. Arun S. Mujumdar2,3
  1. Dr. Sachin V. Jangam3 and
  2. Prof. Arun S. Mujumdar2,3

Published Online: 26 JAN 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9783527631681.ch4

Modern Drying Technology: Energy Savings, Volume 4

Modern Drying Technology: Energy Savings, Volume 4

How to Cite

Jangam, S. V. and Mujumdar, A. S. (2011) Heat Pump Assisted Drying Technology – Overview with Focus on Energy, Environment and Product Quality, 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.ch4

Editor Information

  1. 1

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

  2. 2

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

  3. 3

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

Author Information

  1. 2

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

  2. 3

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

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:

  • energy efficient drying;
  • heat pump assisted drying;
  • heat pump designs;
  • heat pump drying systems;
  • heat pump drying applications;
  • sizing of heat pump dryer

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Heat Pump Drying System – Fundamentals

  • Various Configurations/Layout of a HPD

  • Heat Pumps – Diverse Options and Advances

  • Miscellaneous Heat Pump Drying Systems

  • Applications of Heat Pump Drying

  • Sizing of Heat Pump Dryer Components

  • Future Research and Development Needs in Heat Pump Drying

  • References