psychrometry


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psychrometry

(saɪˈkrɒmətrɪ)
n
the use of a psychrometer to measure humidity
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psychrometry

the measurement of the humidity content of the air by use of a psychrometer. — psychrometric, psychrometrical, adj.
See also: Dampness
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The buckwheat samples used to determine physical properties were subjected to drying in forced air circulation oven stabilized at temperature of 40 [+ or -] 1 [degrees]C, providing relative humidity of 22 [+ or -] 2.3%, and this value was obtained by basic principles of psychrometry.
He covers benefits and drawbacks of conventional and heat pump drying, single-stage and multistage vapor compression heat pumps for drying, the design of one-stage and two-stage vapor compression heat pump drying, psychrometry of moist air applied to water removal and energy consumption, and thermophysical properties and the selection of heat pump fluids.
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Rao (agricultural and food process engineering, Punjab Agricultural U., India) describes such common food technologies as thermal processing, cold storage, heat and mass transfer, psychrometry and mass and energy balance and uses examples and practical problems to review these procedures.
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