Food Process Animations

This page contains links to animations of figures published in Introduction to Food Engineering, 5th edition. The purpose of these animations is to enhance understanding of engineering concepts given in the text. To view these animations, the user must have a Flash player installed in the browser. The player is available free of charge from Adobe. All animations are copyrighted. Please refer to important disclaimer at the bottom of this page prior to viewing these figures.

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Click here to view a new book on Virtual Experiments in Food Processing. This book, with a CD-ROM, contains 17 simulations of common food processing operations. The simulations are organized to allow their use in teaching a course on food processing laboratory.

Disclaimer : This work is a guide providing general information concerning the subject matter; it is not a procedure manual or complete detailed description of the equipment. The users should consult current procedural manuals for state-of-the-art instructions and applicable government safety regulations for any of the equipment shown. The author does not accept responsibility for any misuse of the figures provided in this website, including their use as a procedural manual or as a source of specific insturctions.


Transient Heat Transfer
Temperature Profiles
Temperature-Time Charts
Finite Cylinder
Pflug Chart (f-value)
Lag factor, jc vs Biot Number
Lag factor, jm vs Biot Number

Microwave Heating
Microwave oven
Dipole rotation

Vapor Compresssion Refrigeration System
Expansion Valve
Pressure-Enthalpy Chart
Pressure-Enthalpy Chart (Ideal)
Pressure-Enthalpy Chart (Superheated/Subcooled)

Direct Contact Freezing
Plate Freezer
Spiral Air Blast Freezer
Fluidized bed Freezer
Immersion Freezer
Plank's Equation

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