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Title: Drying of vanilla pods using a greenhouse effect solar dryer

Abstract

This paper describes the basic design of the GHE solar dryer and evaluates the performance of the dryer when used to dry vanilla pods. From laboratory test results it was indicted that the average drying time for vanilla pods was between 49 to 53.5 hrs. For the case of heating augmentation using coal briquette stoves. The total amount of coal briquettes used to produce drying air temperature between 33 C to 65 C and RH of about 34% during day time was 61 kg equivalent to 6.1 kW heating rate and the average electric energy usage of 36.5 kWh, respectively. Quality test results indicated that the dried products were of grade IA of the export quality standard with vaniline content of 2.36%.

Authors:
;  [1]
  1. Bogor Agricultural Univ. (Indonesia)
Publication Date:
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE
OSTI Identifier:
465159
Resource Type:
Journal Article
Journal Name:
Drying Technology
Additional Journal Information:
Journal Volume: 15; Journal Issue: 2; Other Information: PBD: 1997
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
14 SOLAR ENERGY; SOLAR DRYERS; SOLAR DRYING; FRUITS; DESIGN; PERFORMANCE; AUGMENTATION; COAL BURNING APPLIANCES

Citation Formats

Abdullah, K., and Mursalim. Drying of vanilla pods using a greenhouse effect solar dryer. United States: N. p., 1997. Web. doi:10.1080/07373939708917254.
Abdullah, K., & Mursalim. Drying of vanilla pods using a greenhouse effect solar dryer. United States. doi:10.1080/07373939708917254.
Abdullah, K., and Mursalim. Thu . "Drying of vanilla pods using a greenhouse effect solar dryer". United States. doi:10.1080/07373939708917254.
@article{osti_465159,
title = {Drying of vanilla pods using a greenhouse effect solar dryer},
author = {Abdullah, K. and Mursalim},
abstractNote = {This paper describes the basic design of the GHE solar dryer and evaluates the performance of the dryer when used to dry vanilla pods. From laboratory test results it was indicted that the average drying time for vanilla pods was between 49 to 53.5 hrs. For the case of heating augmentation using coal briquette stoves. The total amount of coal briquettes used to produce drying air temperature between 33 C to 65 C and RH of about 34% during day time was 61 kg equivalent to 6.1 kW heating rate and the average electric energy usage of 36.5 kWh, respectively. Quality test results indicated that the dried products were of grade IA of the export quality standard with vaniline content of 2.36%.},
doi = {10.1080/07373939708917254},
journal = {Drying Technology},
number = 2,
volume = 15,
place = {United States},
year = {1997},
month = {5}
}