Digital Cereal Grain Analyzer

Giridhar, V.P. and Bhondekar, A.P. and Mishra, Sunita and Bharadwaj, L.M. and Bajpai, R.P. (2003) Digital Cereal Grain Analyzer. IETE Technical Review , 20 (3). pp. 215-223. ISSN 0256-4602

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It is a proven fact that certain constituents absorb light energy at specific wavelengths. By bombarding a sample with a very narrow band at a specific wavelength of NIR light, constituents of a sample can be predicted. The light energy absorbed by the samples is inversely, proportional to the reflected light. A computer controls the system, uses Near Infrared (NIR) technology and statistical mathematical treatment to predict the percent of constituent concentration of moisture, oil and protein within a sample The system consists of modular electronics, NIR source, NIR filters and detectors, which automatically scan different wavelengths and thus allow displaying, the percentage contents within a sample The software for the system has been developed using advanced GU1 tools (Visual C++) to make it user friendly and compatible with the existing database applications. The paper discusses the modular design of the system, electronic circuits for signal processing, data acquisition & treatment

Item Type: Article
Subjects: CSIO > Agri - Instrumentation
Depositing User: Ms. Narinder Kaur
Date Deposited: 09 Mar 2012 16:15
Last Modified: 09 Mar 2012 16:15

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