Parameters Identification for Wood Drying

  • Raimondas Čiegis
  • Vadimas Starikovičius
  • Arturās Štikonas
Conference paper
Part of the The European Consortium for Mathematics in Industry book series (MATHINDUSTRY, volume 5)


The importance of the process of drying solids in industry is widely recognized for some time now. The energy consumption in drying and its proportion in total energy balance has been often emphasized by various reports. The proper management of our energy resources requires an improvement of the existing drying techniques and innovation of new technologies. However, without an improved understanding of drying processes and employment of mathematical models and computer simulations, engineering a new drying system will remain largely an art.


Wood Fiber Fiber Saturation Point Multi Phase Model Mass Transfer Equation Moisture Movement 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Raimondas Čiegis
    • 1
  • Vadimas Starikovičius
    • 1
  • Arturās Štikonas
    • 1
    • 2
  1. 1.Vilnius Gediminas Technical UniversityVilniusLithuania
  2. 2.Institute of Mathematics and InformaticsVilniusLithuania

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