Nomenclature | |||

w (%) | Water content | MR | Predicted moisture ratio |

m | Initial dry mass (g) | MR | Experimental moisture ratio |

m | Massat instant t | D | effective diffusivity(m²/s) |

m | Mass at equilibrium (g) | D | Pre-exponential factor of the Arrhenius equation (m²/s) |

MR | Moisture ratio | R | Interior radius (mm) |

a, b, c, k, h, n | Models constants | R | Exterior radius (mm) |

RMSE | Root Mean Square Errors | t | Absorption time |

SSE | Mean of the squares errors | r | Coefficient of determination |

N | Number of Observations | R | Constant of perfect gas (kJ/mol∙K). |

MR | Moisture ratio | T | Drying temperature (˚C) |

P | Number of constants | E | Standard deviation |