6. Solar Drying

  1. Prof. Evangelos Tsotsas2 and
  2. Prof. Arun S. Mujumdar3,4
  1. Prof. Joachim Müller and
  2. Prof. Werner Mühlbauer

Published Online: 26 JAN 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9783527631681.ch6

Modern Drying Technology: Energy Savings, Volume 4

Modern Drying Technology: Energy Savings, Volume 4

How to Cite

Müller, J. and Mühlbauer, W. (2011) Solar Drying, 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.ch6

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. Universität Hohenheim, Institute of Agricultural Engineering, Garbenstrasse 9, 70593 Stuttgart, Germany

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:

  • solar radiation;
  • solar air heater;
  • solar dryer design;
  • solar drying kinetics;
  • solar drying controls;
  • solar drying economics

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Solar Radiation

  • Solar Air Heaters

  • Design and Function of Solar Dryers

  • Solar Drying Kinetics

  • Control Strategies for Solar Dryers

  • Economic Feasibility of Solar Drying

  • Conclusions and Outlook

  • References