Nondestructive Food Evaluation: Techniques to Analyze Properties and Quality, 1st Edition (Hardback) book cover

Nondestructive Food Evaluation

Techniques to Analyze Properties and Quality, 1st Edition

By Sundaram Gunasekaran

CRC Press

440 pages

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Hardback: 9780824704537
pub: 2000-12-06
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Description

This volume illustrates significant changes in optical, magnetic, ultrasonic, mechanical and biological nondestructive evaluation techniques for online automatic control of food quality evaluation, including X-ray tomography. It presents advances in computer vision, X-ray imaging, ultrasonics, biosensors, and data analysis.

Reviews

"…provides a very good review and up-to-date discussion of the optical, magnetic, ultrasonic, mechanical and biological methods of food quality evaluation…. …well organized and clearly presented…a good reference book."

---Perishables Handling Quarterly, 2001

Table of Contents

Optical methods - visible, NIR, and FTIR spectroscopy; computer vision; DLE and fluorescence; X-ray imaging; nuclear magnetic resonance techniques; ultrasonics; firmness measurement methods; linear viscoelastic methods; biosensors; data analysis and control.

About the Series

Food Science and Technology

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
TEC012000
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Food Science