SOLAR DRYING OF YAM-FLOUR PELLETS.

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    An experimental investigation of the heat/mass transfer characteristics of a turbulent impinging jet in cross flow in a model of a chamber used for solar drying of yam flour pellets is presented. The variables studied were the nozzle inclination alpha , and the jet-to-cross flow velocity ratio, M. These parameters were varied from 30 degree to 135 degree and from 5. 0 to 20. 9 respectively. Superimposing a cross flow onto the jet reduced the heat transfer coefficients. At low cross flows, inclining the nozzle further reduced the heat transfer coefficients. However, at higher cross flows, inclining the nozzle could be beneficial. The thin film napthalene sublimation technique was employed for the mass transfer measurements.

    Original languageEnglish
    JournalAmerican Society of Mechanical Engineers (Paper)
    Publication statusPublished - 1986

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    Nozzles
    Drying
    Heat transfer coefficients
    Mass transfer
    Sublimation
    Flow velocity
    Thin films
    Hot Temperature

    All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

    • Mechanical Engineering

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