Korean Journal of Chemical Engineering

, Volume 12, Issue 3, pp 387–390 | Cite as

Isothermal drying rate of ethylbenzene from a spherical polystyrene pellet

  • Jin San Yoon
Short Communication


Desorption behaviour of ethylbenzene from a spherical polystyrene pellet was investigated. The predicted drying rate using an average diffusion coefficient differed substantially from that simulated with concentration dependent diffusivity. As the drying temperature decreased and the initial solute content of the pellet increased, the difference between the two calculations became more significant.

Key words

Desorption Simulation Ethylbenzene Polystyrene 


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© Korean Institute of Chemical Engineering 1995

Authors and Affiliations

  • Jin San Yoon
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  1. 1.Department of Polymer Science and EngineeringInha UniversityIncheonKorea

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