Chilling, Freezing and Thawing Process Design

Mohammad Shafiur Rahman*

*Corresponding author for this work

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3 Citations (Scopus)
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationHandbook of Food Process Design
Number of pages30
ISBN (Print)144433011X, 9781444330113
Publication statusPublished - Mar 21 2012


  • Basic equations of heat transfer
  • Chilling with crushed ice or ice-water mixture
  • Chlorination, preventing infections from microorganisms
  • Emerging freezing techniques
  • Freezing process design, and selection of freezer type
  • Heat transfer coefficients, and freezing systems
  • Specific heat and enthalpy
  • Surface freezing, and fresh product damage
  • Surface heat transfer, and effective heat transfer coefficient
  • Unit operations in processing, chilling, freezing and thawing

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology(all)
  • Agricultural and Biological Sciences(all)

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