Spray Dryers: A Guide to Performance Evaluation, Second Edition discusses the reasons for spray drying. These reasons are usually to produce a product with certain desired properties or with better efficiency than other methods. The book discusses how to plan in light of these objectives and gives guidance on the variables affecting product properties and dryer performance, to decide which variables to evaluate. Technical spray dryer installations are briefly described. Checklists are given to aid in planning measurements and listing steps needed for a test.