Modelling the drying kinetics of fresh-water and salt-water macroalgae

Walker, Craig (2020) Modelling the drying kinetics of fresh-water and salt-water macroalgae. PhD thesis, James Cook University.

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Abstract

Craig Walker studied the drying rates of two commercially important macroalgae, with the aim of developing models usable by industry for equipment design. Significant advancements were made by relating drying to equipment design values not previously studied in literature, and through consideration of phenomena counter to model assumptions.

Item ID: 69213
Item Type: Thesis (PhD)
Keywords: macroalgae; drying rates; equilibrium moisture; diffusion modelling
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Copyright Information: Copyright © 2020 Craig Walker.
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Chapter 3: Walker, Craig, Cole, Andrew, Antunes, Elsa, and Sheehan, Madoc (2020) Equilibrium moisture and drying kinetics modelling of macroalgae species Ulva ohnoi and Oedogonium intermedium. Clean Technologies, 2 (2). pp. 225-239.

Date Deposited: 30 Aug 2021 22:26
FoR Codes: 40 ENGINEERING > 4004 Chemical engineering > 400499 Chemical engineering not elsewhere classified @ 100%
SEO Codes: 28 EXPANDING KNOWLEDGE > 2801 Expanding knowledge > 280110 Expanding knowledge in engineering @ 100%
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