1. An Overview of Nondestructive Sensor Technology in Practice: The User's View

  1. Joseph Irudayaraj PhD1 and
  2. Christoph Reh PhD2
  1. Christoph Reh

Published Online: 16 APR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470388310.ch1

Nondestructive Testing of Food Quality

Nondestructive Testing of Food Quality

How to Cite

Reh, C. (2008) An Overview of Nondestructive Sensor Technology in Practice: The User's View, in Nondestructive Testing of Food Quality (eds J. Irudayaraj and C. Reh), Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470388310.ch1

Editor Information

  1. 1

    Associate professor of Agricultural and Biological Engineering at Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN

  2. 2

    Research scientist at Nestlé Research Center, Lausanne, Switzerland

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 16 APR 2008
  2. Published Print: 27 DEC 2007

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780813828855

Online ISBN: 9780470388310

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Keywords:

  • nondestructive sensor;
  • food quality;
  • food industry;
  • installation;
  • plant operations

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Introduction

  • Why Do We Need Nondestructive Testing to Increase Food Quality?

  • Changes in the Food Industry and Consequences for the Use of Sensors

  • What Are the Central Elements of Successful Use?

  • Involving the Right Staff

  • Specifying the Instrumentation

  • Defining the Method

  • Ensuring the Supply of Consumables

  • Identifying the Place of Installation

  • Getting Management Support

  • PAT Initiative—What Can the Food Industry Learn from the Pharmaceutical Industry?

  • Nondestructive Sensors for Production Control

  • Nondestructive Sensors for Product Development and Food Research

  • Conclusions

  • Acknowledgement

  • References