Theoretical study of combined heat and mass transfer process during paper drying

Etemoglu A. B., Can M., Avci A., Pulat E.

HEAT AND MASS TRANSFER, vol.41, no.5, pp.419-427, 2005 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 41 Issue: 5
  • Publication Date: 2005
  • Doi Number: 10.1007/s00231-004-0538-0
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.419-427
  • Bursa Uludag University Affiliated: Yes


Theoretical and experimental study of the paper drying process are presented. A mathematical model developed for combined heat ad mass transfer analysis of paper drying is given for both impinging air jets and through air drying methods. In this model, it is simply assumed that during the drying period of the paper has porous media and on the drying surface the vapour pressure of the evaporating liquid remains at a quasi-saturated value corresponding to the temperature of the liquid. The calculated transient paper temperatures in both methods agree well with the experimental results.