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Title: An experimental and theoretical investigation of the migration of moisture in cocoa beans
Author: Suddaby, Anthony J. R.
ISNI:       0000 0001 3489 0660
Awarding Body: City of London Polytechnic
Current Institution: London Metropolitan University
Date of Award: 1990
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This work is essentially an investigation of non-convective moisture movement as the result of a temperature gradient in hygroscopic porous materials, in particular, cocoa beans. The aim of the research has been to determine experimentally the bulk moisture diffusion coefficient for cocoa, and, by quantifying it, to investigate the contribution of such diffusion to wetting and mould damage that has occurred on the surface of cargoes during shipment from West Africa to Northern Europe.
Supervisor: Not available Sponsor: Not available
Qualification Name: Thesis (Ph.D.) Qualification Level: Doctoral
EThOS ID:  DOI: Not available
Keywords: 580 Plants (Botany)