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Author Singh, R. Paul.

Title Computer applications in food technology : use of spreadsheets in graphical, statistical, and process analyses / R. Paul Singh.

Imprint San Diego : Academic Press, ©1996.

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Description 1 online resource (xii, 300 pages) : illustrations.
Series Food science and technology international series
Food science and technology international series.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 287-288) and index.
Contents Front Cover; Computer Applications in Food Technology: Use of Spreadsheets in Graphical, Statistical, and Process Analyses; Copyright Page; Contents; Preface; Chapter 1. A Primer on Using Spreadsheets; Chapter 2. Chemical Kinetics in Food Processing; Chapter 3. Microbial Destruction in Thermal Processing of Foods; Chapter 4. Statistical Quality Control in Food Processing; Chapter 5. Sensory Evaluation of Foods; Chapter 6. Mechanical Transport of Liquid Foods; Chapter 7. Steady State Heat Transfer in Food Processing; Chapter 8. Transient Heat Transfer in Food Processing.
Summary The Institute of Food Technologists (IFT) recently endorsed the use of computers in food science education. The minimum standards for degrees in food science, as suggested by IFT, "require the students to use computers in the solution of problems, the collection and analysis of data, the control processes, in addition to word processing."Because they are widely used in business, allow statistical and graphical of experimental data, and can mimic laboratory experimentation, spreadsheets provide an ideal tool for learning the important features of computers and programming. In addition,
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Subject Food industry and trade -- Data processing.
Electronic spreadsheets.
Indexed Term Food science
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Other Form: Print version: Singh, R. Paul. Computer applications in food technology. San Diego : Academic Press, ©1996 0126463824 9780126463828 (DLC) 96028664 (OCoLC)34958891
ISBN 9780080529714 (electronic bk.)
0080529712 (electronic bk.)
0126463824 (acid-free paper)