Modeling of the Drying Kinetics of Slurry Droplet in Spray Drying

Boris Golman(1*)

(1) School of Chemical Engineering, Institute of Engineering, Suranaree University of Technology, 111 University Avenue, Muang District, Nakhon Ratchasima, 30000, Thailand
(*) Corresponding Author


The detail analysis of the heat and mass transfer between the droplet containing suspended solids and the drying gas was carried out numerically. The temperature and moisture distributions within the slurry droplet were calculated during the first and second drying phases. The parametric study revealed that the droplet drying time decreases with increasing the drying gas temperature and decreasing the droplet diameter.


Spray Drying, Slurry, Drying Kinetics, Heat Transfer, Mass Transfer, Modeling

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