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Contribution to the Convective Drying of Green Oak Glands of Aures (Quercus ilex)

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This work deals with the drying four shapes of green oak glands in ventilated oven (LabTechOven) by natural convection at 40, 50 and 60 C°. This is to study the kinetics of water content, the mass diffusivity and the activation energy. The results show that the diffusion coefficient varies between 7,53 × 10-10 and 9,89 × 10-8 (m2/s) with the increasing temperature. The values of the activation energy are respectively 65,96, 34,17, 29,88 and 22,59 (kJ/mol) for the whole oak glands, peeled glands, peeled half glands and gland powder. These results are in agreement with the literature.

Oak, Drying, Ventilated oven, Diffusivity
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Publication Details
  Published in : Volume 1 | Issue 6 | CIBA - Conference Proceeding 2015
  Date of Publication : 2017-06-30
License:  This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.
Page(s) : 51-53
Manuscript Number : CIBA10
Publisher : Technoscience Academy
PRINT ISSN : 2395-6011
ONLINE ISSN : 2395-602X
Cite This Article :
, "Contribution to the Convective Drying of Green Oak Glands of Aures (Quercus ilex)", International Journal of Scientific Research in Science and Technology(IJSRST), Print ISSN : 2395-6011, Online ISSN : 2395-602X, Volume 1, Issue 6, pp.51-53, CIBA - Conference Proceeding-2015
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