Description of Individual Course Units
Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of Course UnitYear of StudySemesterNumber of ECTS Credits
9103065092008Drying: Basic PrinciplesElective118
Level of Course Unit
Second Cycle
Objectives of the Course
The objectives of the lecture are to teach to students “Basic Principles of Drying”, and their applications
Name of Lecturer(s)
Prof. Dr. Necdet ÖZBALTA
Learning Outcomes
1Learn principles of drying
2Learn principles of heat and mass transfer in drying processes
Mode of Delivery
Face to Face
Prerequisites and co-requisities
None
Recommended Optional Programme Components
None
Course Contents
Moisture in gases and solids, heat and mass transfer in drying processes, humidification, migration of moisture in solids, experimental methods in drying, drying under constant external conditions, performance of dryers, batch drying, continuous drying
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
WeekTheoreticalPracticeLaboratory
1Moisture in gases and solids
2Moisture in gases and solids
3Heat and mass transfer in drying processes
4Heat and mass transfer in drying processes
5Humidification
6Migration of moisture in solids
7Experimental methods in drying
8Experimental methods in drying
9Midterm exam
10Drying under constant external conditions
11Drying under constant external conditions
12Performance of dryers
13Performance of dryers
14Batch drying
15Continuous drying
16Final exam
Recommended or Required Reading
C., Strumillo, T., Kudra, Drying: Principles, Applications and Design, Gordon and Breach Science Pub. 1986. R. B. Keey, Introduction to Industrial Drying Operations, Pergamon Press, 1978. R. B. Keey, Drying: Principles and Practice, Pergamon Press, 1972. D.R. Heldman, D.B. Lund, Handbook of Food Engineering, Marcel Dekker Inc., 1972. W. B. Van Arsdel, M. J. Copley, Food Dehydration, The AVI Pub. Company, 1963. A.S. Mujumdar, Handbook of Industrial Drying, Marcel Dekker Inc., 1987. T., Kudra, A. S. Mujumdar, Advaced Drying Technologies, Marcel Dekker Inc., 2002. N. N. Mohsenin, thermal Properties of Foods and Agricultural Materials, Gordon and Breach Science Pub. 1980. A. S. Mujumdar, Advances in Drying, Hemisphere Publishing Corporation, 1980.
Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods
Assessment Methods and Criteria
Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
SUM0
End Of Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
SUM0
SUM0
Language of Instruction
Turkish
Work Placement(s)
None
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesNumberTime (hours)Total Work Load (hours)
Midterm Examination13333
Final Examination13333
Individual Study for Homework Problems1010100
Individual Study for Mid term Examination13030
Individual Study for Final Examination13030
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)226
Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes
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* Contribution Level : 1 Very low 2 Low 3 Medium 4 High 5 Very High
 
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