A new design of square paralelipedic treatment chamber for food processing using pulsed electric field

  • Yassine BELLEBNA APELEC Laboratory, Djillali Liabes University of Sidi Bel-Abbes, Algeria, Department of electrical engineering, Faculty of electrical engineering ,Algeria
  • Nadia Ramdani APELEC Laboratory, Djillali Liabes University of Sidi Bel-Abbes, Algeria, Department of process engineering, Djillali Liabes University of Sidi Bel-Abbes, Algeria
  • Yassine Khalfi Department of EBST, Djillali Liabes University of SidiBel-Abbes, Algeria
  • Amar Tilmatine APELEC Laboratory, Djillali Liabes University of Sidi Bel-Abbes, Algeria
Keywords: Treatment chamber; Pulsed electrical field (PEF); RSM technique; Absorbance; Beet juice.


Today, the influence of pulsed electric field is one of the key components in the PEF treatment process. The manuscript focused on the design and development of new multiple square paralelipedic PEF treatment chamber (TC2) which houses several electrodes, and testing the efficacy of this chamber on beet juice extraction compared with a single square paralelipedic treatment chamber (TC1) which houses only two electrodes. The aim of this paper to mention the effect of the Electric Field distribution based on Response Surface Modeling (RSM) for identifying the set point of the juice extraction process using pulsed electric field pre-treatment using a laboratory experimental bench. Obtained results show that the TC2 of PEF treatment has significant effect not only in juice yield, but also for enhancement of the betanin concentration and saving in consumed energy.


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Bellebna A., Ramdani N., Khalfi Y., Tilmatine A.,  A new design of square paralelipedic treatment chamber for food processing using pulsed electric field. Alg. J. Eng. Tech. 2021, 4:45-53. http://dx.doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.4606697


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BELLEBNA Y, Ramdani N, Khalfi Y, Tilmatine A. A new design of square paralelipedic treatment chamber for food processing using pulsed electric field. Alger. J. Eng. Technol. [Internet]. 2021Mar.8 [cited 2021Apr.19];40:45-3. Available from: http://jetjournal.org/index.php/ajet/article/view/86