Drying section

Kazuo Matsuda, Yasuki Kansha, Chihiro Fushimi, Atsushi Tsutsumi, Akira Kishimoto

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Abstract

A large amount of energy is used in conventional methods for drying. But a novel drying process based on self-heat recuperation (SHR) is proposed to reduce energy consumption. A fluidized bed dryer with internal heat exchangers was selected as a main dryer and Pinus radiata wood chips were selected as a biomass sample. The mass and heat balance of a conventional drying process with heat recovery, and this proposed drying process, was calculated using a commercial process simulator PROII (Invensys, Inc.). The results show that the proposed drying process based on SHR can greatly reduce the energy consumption. In addition, this proposed drying process can appreciably decrease primary energy consumption and CO2 emission during drying compared with the conventional drying process with heat recovery.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationSpringerBriefs in Applied Sciences and Technology
PublisherSpringer Verlag
Pages37-48
Number of pages12
Edition9781447142065
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2013
Externally publishedYes

Publication series

NameSpringerBriefs in Applied Sciences and Technology
Number9781447142065
ISSN (Print)2191-530X
ISSN (Electronic)2191-5318

Keywords

  • CO emission
  • Drying
  • Energy consumption
  • Fluidized bed
  • Latent heat
  • Sensible heat
  • Steam
  • Vaporization
  • Water

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Biotechnology
  • Chemical Engineering(all)
  • Mathematics(all)
  • Materials Science(all)
  • Energy Engineering and Power Technology
  • Engineering(all)

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    Matsuda, K., Kansha, Y., Fushimi, C., Tsutsumi, A., & Kishimoto, A. (2013). Drying section. In SpringerBriefs in Applied Sciences and Technology (9781447142065 ed., pp. 37-48). (SpringerBriefs in Applied Sciences and Technology; No. 9781447142065). Springer Verlag. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4471-4207-2_4