This important book will make an excellent addition to anyone involved in the drying of ceramic materials. In order to accommodate readers with a wide range of interest and abilities, most chapters are divided into sections by basic and advanced concepts. Selected chapters include introduction to drying; water, air, and water vapor; drying mechanisms in particulate systems; psychrometry; characterization of dryer operations; dryer control; drying defects; and advanced drying technologies. The book contains problems at the end of each chapter (with answers to selected problems in the appendix) and laboratory exercises.
Appendix 1: Symbols, Terms, and Units of Measurement.
Appendix 2: Conversion Factors.
Appendix 3: Answers to Selected Problems.
Appendix 4: Additional Psychrometric Charts.
Number Of Pages: 253
Published: 17th June 2003
Publisher: American Ceramic Society
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 23.62 x 15.75 x 2.03
Weight (kg): 0.57
Edition Number: 1