Unit Operations In Food Processing

by Prabhat K Nema
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ISBN: 9789387973138 | Binding: Hardback | Pages: 484 | Language: English | Year of Publishing: 2023
Length: 152 mm | Breadth: 32 mm | Height: 229 mm | Imprint: NIPA
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This book is a novel contribution on the topic “Unit Operations in Food Processing”. It widely covers the syllabi laid down for Agricultural Engineering as well as for Food Processing students. This book has 24 chapters and each chapter describes the fundamental knowledge of various unit operations used in processing of food and their applications with suitable examples.

The language is kept simple and easy to understand and thus it will prove highly useful text book intended for undergraduate student in different universities and institutes.

Prabhat K. Nema is a Professor in the Department of Food Engineering and Dean, Research at NIFTEM, India. He obtained B. Tech. in Agricultural Engineering from JNKVV, Jabalpur (1995) and M. Tech. in Dairy & Food Engineering from IIT, Kharagpur in India (1997). He has experience of working in Food Industry for about four years. He completed his PhD from IIT Kharagpur in Dairy and Food Engg (2008). He has more than twenty years of experience at various universities including NERIST (Itanagar, Arunachal Pradesh), JNKVV (Jabalpur, MP), RVSKVV (Gwalior, MP), AAU (Anand, Gujarat) and serving NIFTEM (Kundli, Haryana) since 2011.

He was National Vice President of AFSTI in 2019. He has published scientific research articles in the journals of national and international repute. He is Editor of Journal of Food Science and Technology (Springer). He has been instrumental in developing labs, conducting funded research projects, guiding research projects for number of food professionals at UG, PG and PhD level.

He offers consultancy services in the area of food processing. He is also recipient of Seligman APV Award by Society of Chemical Industry, London (UK) which enabled him to have research experience in the University of Reading (UK) in 2007.  As a member of NIFTEM delegation, he has visited various academic and research institutions in Germany and the Netherland in 2013. He was awarded Travel Grant by Department of Science and Technology, Government of India to deliver Keynote Speech and Chair Technical Session in Asia Pacific Drying Conference in Wuxi, China in 2017.

He has organized First International Conference (2013), First and Second Drying Workshop (2014 & 2015) and various training programmes at NIFTEM.

1. Material Balance Shivmurti Srivastav and R.K. Jain

2. Energy Balance Kshitiz Kumar and Vijay Singh Sharanagat

3. Fluid Flow Ramanpreet Kaur, U.S. Shivhare and Santanu Basu

4. Heat Transfer Debabandya Mohapatra

5. Psychrometry Vijay S. Sharanagat and Vinkel Kumar Arora

6.Thermodynamics Vinkel Kumar Arora

7. Refrigeration Vinkel Kumar Arora

8.Cleaning and Grading in Food Processing Harsh Prakash Sharma, Subir Kumar Chakraborty and H. Pandey

9. Size Reduction Subir Kumar Chakraborty and Harsh Prakash Sharma

10. Homogenization Anit Kumar, Ashutosh Upadhayay, Rachna Sehrawat, Babar Onkar Avinash and Rupesh Chavan

11. Mixing Smriti Pillai, Sunil C.K. and Akash Pare

12. Freezing Kshitiz Kumar and Vijay Singh Sharanagat

13. Pasteurization Ajit Kumar Singh, Anit Kumar, Rupesh Chavan and Kumar Sandeep

14. Cleaning in Place Kumar Sandeep, Kumaresh Halder, Kirtiraj K. Gaikwad and Ajit Kumar Singh

15.  Evaporation Subir Kumar Chakraborty and Harsh Prakash Sharma

16. Drying Rachna Sehrawat, Somya Tewari, Prabhat K. Nema and  Khursheed A. Khan

17. Membrane Separation Process in Food Industry Prodyut Kumar Paul

18. Food Extrusion Hridyesh Pandey, Harah P. Sharma, D.C. Joshi and H.N. Mishra

19. Microwave Assisted Processing of Food S.S. Shirkole and Parag Prakash Sutar

20. Ohmic Heating and Its Applications in Food Processing Hilal A. Makroo, Sajad A. Sofi and Brijesh Srivastava

21. Pulsed Electric Field Processing of Foods Akhil K.G., Madaraboina Venkateswara Rao, Akash Pare and Sunil C.K.

22. Atmospheric Cold Plasma and Its Applications in Food Processing Dipsikha Kalita, Pramod K. Prabhakar and Brijesh Srivastava

23.Packaging Kshitiz Kumar and Vijay Singh Sharanagat