Rheology of Fluid and Semisolid Foods: Principles and Applications

Hardcover | July 27, 2007

byM. A. Andy Rao

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The second edition of this fascinating work examines the concepts needed to characterize rheological behavior of fluid and semisolid foods. It also looks at how to use various ingredients to develop desirable flow properties in fluid foods as well as structure in gelled systems. It covers the crucially important application of rheology to sensory assessment and swallowing, as well as the way it can be applied to handling and processing foods. All the chapters have been updated to help readers better understand the importance rheological properties play in food science and utilize these properties to characterize food.

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The second edition of this fascinating work examines the concepts needed to characterize rheological behavior of fluid and semisolid foods. It also looks at how to use various ingredients to develop desirable flow properties in fluid foods as well as structure in gelled systems. It covers the crucially important application of rheology...

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The second edition of Rheology of Fluid and Semisolid Foods: Principles and Application, examines the concepts needed to characterize rheological behavior of fluid and semisolid foods and to use various ingredients to develop desirable flow properties in fluid foods, and structure in gelled systems. It covers important applications of ...

M. A. "Andy" Rao is a Professor Emeritus of Food Engineering in Cornell University's Department of Food Science and Technology, Geneva, New York. For his contributions to the engineering and scientific community, and food processing industry, he received the Scott Blair Award for Excellence in Rheology of AACC (American Association of ...
Format:HardcoverDimensions:498 pages, 9.25 × 6.1 × 0 inPublished:July 27, 2007Publisher:SpringerLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0387709290

ISBN - 13:9780387709291

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Table of Contents

Preface to the Second Edition.- Preface to the First Edition.- Introduction: Food Rheology and Structure.- Flow and Functional Models for Rheological Properties of Fluid Foods.- Measurement of Flow and Viscoelastic Properties.- Rheology of Food Gum and Starch Dispersions.- Rheological Behavior of Processed Fluid and Semisolid Foods.- Rheological Behavior of Food Gels.- Role of Rheological Behavior in Sensory Assessment of Foods and Swallowing.- Application of Rheology to Fluid Food Handling and Processing.- Appendix A: Nomenclature.- Subject Index.