Development of an Autoclave Thermal Processes Model for the Simulator of Canned Food Sterilization Process


The article describes an autoclave thermal processes model, which is used for the simulator of canned food sterilization process. The simulator is based on a simulation model that adequately describes the reaction of the autoclave to the actions of the control system and the operator of the sterilization unit. The model’s parameters were obtained by means of experimental data processing. The computer program ”autoclave Model” for simulating sterilization process in the steam and water environment is described. The examples of the canned food’s manual control sterilization modeling are shown. The results of numerical mathematical modeling of canned food sterilization processes in the autoclave showed a high degree of the implemented process models quality of approximation. The calculation schemes done as a result of the mathematical models creation were used to develop a hardwaresoftware complex of the sterilization process simulator. The increase of training level on carrying out process of canned goods sterilization will be provided as a result of designing the simulator of sterilization process in educational process. Consequently reducing defects in production and improving the quality of canned products are expected.

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