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.
- Format: Hardback
- Pages: 866 pages
- Publisher: John Wiley & Sons Inc
- Publication Date: 02/06/2006
- Category: Reference works
- ISBN: 9780471763475