Dr James Carson

Senior Lecturer

Qualifications: B.E.(Hons), M.E. Canterbury, PhD Massey

Research Interests

  • Measurement and prediction of thermal properties
  • Refrigeration. Download a free textbook: Refrigeration: Theory And Applications
  • Food engineering
  • Thermodynamics and heat and mass transfer in general

Teaching Commitments

Recent Publications

  • Carson, J. K. (2016). The Cold Chain in New Zealand. In 2nd Workshop of FRISBEE International, April 2016 Auckland, New Zealand. Open Access version: hdl:10289/10404

  • Carson, J. K. (2016). Use of simple thermal conductivity models to assess the reliability of measured thermal conductivity data. International Journal of Refrigeration. doi:10.1016/j.ijrefrig.2016.10.024

  • Pontawe, R. J., Carson, J. K., Agbebavi, J. T., Klinac, D., & Swan, J. E. (2016). Osmotic Dehydration of New Zealand Chestnuts with and without Shell and Pellicle. International Journal of Food Engineering, 12(1), 83-89. doi:10.1515/ijfe-2014-0244 Open Access version: hdl:10289/9947

  • Carson, J. K., Wang, J., North, M. F., & Cleland, D. J. (2016). Effective thermal conductivity prediction of foods using composition and temperature data. JOURNAL OF FOOD ENGINEERING, 175, 65-73. doi:10.1016/j.jfoodeng.2015.12.006

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Contact Details

Room: EF.3.01
Phone: +64 7 838 4206