Solids Processing and Particle Technology: Principles of Drying - Theory and Practice Originally delivered Sep 7, 2011 Developed by: AIChE Type: Archived WebinarLevel: Intermediate PDHs: 1.00 Share This Post: Preview Webinar: Drying is a commonly used unit operation in the process industry and is responsible for a significant amount of energy usage. Yet drying often results in both process inefficiencies, usually manifest as lack of production rate, or poor product attributes such as out of specification moisture and particle properties. These properties may include taste, texture, color, etc. This webinar outlines the basics of drying and reviews the characteristics of the most commonly used dryers.The concept of generation and use of drying data for scale-up is examined in detail for both convective and contact dryers with particular emphasis on the use of the single particle drying curve. Lastly, since dryers usually operate as part of a larger system, the impact and selection of the ancillary equipment is discussed and its role in design of a successfully drying system. Presenter(s): Karl V. Jacob Karl V. Jacob is Research Scientist/Technical Leader in Engineering Sciences at The Dow Chemical Company. He is also founder of the Solids Processing Lab at Dow in Midland, Michigan. For the last three decades, he has worked on a vast array of particle technology problems, with particular expertise in silo/hopper design, powder mechanics, pneumatic conveying, particle engineering and drying. Karl Jacob is a chemical engineering graduate of Case Western Reserve University. He is a former member of the AIChE Board of Directors and a past chair of the Particle Technology Forum.Read more Once the content has been viewed and you have attested to it, you will be able to download and print a certificate for PDH credits. If you have already viewed this content, please click here to login. Checkout Checkout Do you already own this? Log In for instructions on accessing this content. Pricing AIChE Member Credits 1 AIChE Members $69.00 AIChE Undergraduate Student Members Free AIChE Graduate Student Members Free Non-Members $99.00 Webinar content is available with the kind permission of the author(s) solely for the purpose of furthering AIChE’s mission to educate, inform and improve the practice of professional chemical engineering. All other uses are forbidden without the express consent of the author(s).