Beet-Sugar Handbook

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John Wiley & Sons, Jun 23, 2006 - Technology & Engineering - 800 pages
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The first all-in-one reference for the beet-sugar industry

Beet-Sugar Handbook is a practical and concise reference for technologists, chemists, farmers, and research personnel involved with the beet-sugar industry. It covers:
* Basics of beet-sugar technology
* Sugarbeet farming
* Sugarbeet processing
* Laboratory methods of analysis


The book also includes technologies that improve the operation and profitability of the beet-sugar factories, such as:
* Juice-softening process
* Molasses-softening process
* Molasses-desugaring process
* Refining cane-raw sugar in a beet-sugar factory


The book ends with a review of the following:
* Environmental concerns of a beet-sugar factory
* Basics of science related to sugar technology
* Related tables for use in calculations


Written in a conversational, engaging style, the book is user friendly and practical in its presentation of relevant scientific and mathematical concepts for readers without a significant background in these areas. For ease of use, the book highlights important notes, defines technical terms, and presents units in both metric and British systems. Operating problem-solving related to all stations of sugarbeet processing, frequent practical examples, and given material/energy balances are other special features of this book.
 

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One of the best beet sugar technology handbooks
up to date with modern technologies of the industry
a lot of focus on molasses recovery
Less Information about filtration as most of other technical handbooks of sugar!!!

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Contents

Chapter 1 Basics of BeetSugar Technology
1
Chapter 2 Sugarbeet Farming
69
Chapter 3 Sugarbeet Processing
99
Chapter 4 Quality Control
467
Chapter 5 IonExchange Resin
483
Chapter 6 JuiceSoftening Process
489
Chapter 7 MolassesSoftening Process
507
Chapter 8 MolassesDesugaring Process
517
Chapter 10 Environmental Concerns of a BeetSugar Factory
563
Chapter 11 Sugar Laboratory and Methods of Analysis
599
Chapter 12 Basics of Science Related to Sugar Technology
719
Appendix
769
References
803
Glossary
807
Index
823
Copyright

Chapter 9 Refining Raw Cane Sugar in a BeetSugar Factory
547

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About the author (2006)

DR. MOSEN ASADI, received his PhD in chemical engineering (major in sugar technology) from the Institute of Chemical Technology (ICT), Prague, Czech Republic, in 1983. His PhD thesis was on molasses desugaring by chromatographic process. After working in the U.S. beet-sugar industry for over twenty years, mainly in R&D, he retired in 2003. He has taught chemistry at the Community College of Southern Nevada.

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