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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

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Research Project: Sensing Methods & Instrumentation for Rapid Determination of Moisture Content... and Other Quality Attributes of Grains, Seeds, & Nuts

Location: Quality and Safety Assessment Research Unit

Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)

Measuring the complex permittivity tensor of uniaxial biological materials with coplanar waveguide transmission line - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
(31-Jul-14)
Field testing a microwave moisture sensor for real-time kernel moisture content monitoring during peanut drying - (Proceedings)
Lewis, M.A., Trabelsi, S., Nelso, S. 2014. Field testing a microwave moisture sensor for real-time kernel moisture content monitoring during peanut drying. ASABE Annual International Meeting. ASABE Paper No. 131587669.
Density-independent microwave moisture sensing in flowing grain and seed - (Proceedings)
(03-Jun-14)
Density-independent microwave moisture sensing in flowing grain and seed - (Proceedings)
Nelson, S.O., Trabelsi, S., Lewis, M.A. 2014. Density-independent microwave moisture sensing in flowing grain and seed. ASABE Annual International Meeting. ASABE Paper No. 1895707.
Assessment of real-time, in-shell kernel moisture content monitoring with a microwave moisture meter during peanut drying - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Lewis, M.A., Trabelsi, S., Nelson, S.O. 2014. Assessment of real-time, in-shell kernel moisture content monitoring with a microwave moisture meter during peanut drying. Applied Engineering in Agriculture. 30(4), 1-8.
Comparison of cook loss, shear force, and sensory descriptive profiles of broiler breast fillets cooked from a frozen state and cooked after freeze/thaw - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
(04-Aug-13)
Effect of in-package ozonation on quality of raw broiler breast meat during storage - (Abstract Only)
Zhuang, H., Kronn, T.G., Lawrence, K.C., Yao-Wen, H., Bowker, B.C., Rothrock Jr, M.J., Hiett, K.L., Kenner, K.M. 2013. Effect of in-package ozonation on quality of raw broiler breast meat during storage. Poultry Science Meeting. 92:50-51.
Effect of thawing methods on cook yield of frozen broiler breast fillets deboned at different postmortem times - (Abstract Only)
Zhuang, H., Savage, E.M. 2013. Effect of thawing methods on cook yield of frozen broiler breast fillets deboned at different postmortem times [abstract]. Poultry Science Meeting.
Evaluation of in-shell kernel moisture content monitoring with a microwave moisture meter during peanut drying - (Proceedings)
Lewis, M.A., Trabelsi, S., Nelson, S.0. 2013. Evaluation of in-shell kernel moisture content monitoring with a microwave moisture meter during peanut drying. ASABE Annual International Meeting. ASABE Paper No. 131618991.
The evolution of dielectric properties measurement techniques for agricultural products - (Proceedings)
(03-Jun-13)
Dielectric properties of grain and seed and their usefulness in sensing physical properties - (Proceedings)
(03-Jun-13)
Determination of complex permittivity from propagation constant measurement with planar transmission lines - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Roelvink, J.T., Trabelsi, S., Nelson, S.O. 2013. Determination of complex permittivity from propagation constant measurement with planar transmission lines. Measurement Science and Technology. 24(10):1-8.
An automated approach to peanut drying with real-time microwave monitoring of in-shell kernel moisture content - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Lewis, M.A., Trabelsi, S., Nelson, S.O., Tollner, E.W., Haidekker, M.A. 2013. An automated approach to peanut drying with real-time microwave monitoring of in-shell kernel moisture content. Applied Engineering in Agriculture. 29(4).
Microwave moisture sensing through use of a piecewise density-independent function - (Proceedings)
Mckeown, M.S., Trabelsi, S., Tollner, E.W. 2013. Microwave moisture sensing through use of a piecewise density-independent function. Proceedings of the 2013 International Instrumentation and Measurement Technology Conference. p.1712-1716.
A calibration technique for measuring the complex permittivity of materials with planar transmission lines - (Proceedings)
Roelvink, J., Trabelsi, S. 2013. A calibration technique for measuring the complex permittivity of materials with planar transmission lines. IEEE International Instrumentation and Measurement Technology Conference. p.1445-1448.
Investigating effects of aging on radio-frequency dielectric properties of chicken meat - (Proceedings)
Trabelsi, S. 2013. Investigating effects of aging on radio-frequency dielectric properties of chicken meat. Proceedings of the 2013 International Instrumentation and Measurement Technology Conference. p.1685-1688.
Measuring the complex permittivity of poultry meat with a planar transmission-line sensor - (Proceedings)
Roelvink, J.T., Trabelsi, S. 2013. Measuring the complex permittivity of poultry meat with a planar transmission-line sensor. Proceedings of the 2013 International Instrumentation and Measurement Technology Conference. p.1689-1693.
A planar transmission-line sensor for measuring the microwave permittivity of liquid and semisolid biological materials - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Roelvink, J.T., Trabelsi, S., Nelson, S.O. 2013. A planar transmission-line sensor for measuring the microwave permittivity of liquid and semisolid biological materials. IEEE Transactions on Instrumentation and Measurement. 62(11): 2974-2982.
Automation of peanut drying with a sensor network including an in-shell kernel moisture sensor - (Proceedings)
Lewis, M.A., Trabelsi, S., Nelson, S.O. 2013. Automation of peanut drying with a sensor network including an in-shell kernel moisture sensor. Southeastcon, IEEE. p.136-142.
Measuring and modeling of radiofrequency dielectric properties of chicken breast meat - (Abstract Only)
Trabelsi, S. 2013. Measuring and modeling of radiofrequency dielectric properties of chicken breast meat [abstract]. ASABE Annual International Meeting. p.1703-1707.
Modeling the use of microwave energy in sensing of moisture content in vidalia onions - (Abstract Only)
Mckeown, M.S., Trabelsi, S., Tollner, E.W. 2013. Modeling the use of microwave energy in sensing of moisture content in vidalia onions [abstract]. ASABE Annual International Meeting. p.1708-1712.
Microwave moisture meter for in-shell almonds. - (Abstract Only)
Trabelsi, S., Nelson, S.O. 2013. Microwave moisture meter for in-shell almonds.. ASABE Annual International Meeting. p.1699-1702.
A planar transmission line sensor for measuring microwave permittivity of liquid and semisolid biological materials - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
(31-Dec-12)
Integrating an embedded system in a microwave moisture meter - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Lewis, M.A., Trabelsi, S. 2012. Integrating an embedded system in a microwave moisture meter. Applied Engineering in Agriculture. 28(6):923-931.
Microwave dielectric properties of cereal grains - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Trabelsi, S., Nelson, S.O. 2012. Microwave dielectric properties of cereal grains. Transactions of the ASABE. 55(5):1989-1996.
Factors Influencing the Dielectric Properties of Agricultural and Food Materials - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Nelson, S.O., Trabelsi, S. Factors Influencing the Dielectric Properties of Agricultural and Food Materials. Journal of Microwave Power and Electromagnetic Energy. Volume 46, No.2, pp.93-107, 2012.
Investigating influence of temperature on radio-frequency dielectrica properties of chicken meat - (Proceedings)
Trabelsi, S. 2012. Investigating influence of temperature on radio-frequency dielectrica properties of chicken meat. ASABE Annual International Meeting. Paper No. 121337363.
Microwave meter for rapid, nondestructive determination of in-shell peanut kernel moisture content from dielectric measurements on cleaned and uncleaned pod samples - (Proceedings)
Trabelsi, S., Lewis, M.A., Nelson, S.O. 2012. Microwave meter for rapid, nondestructive determination of in-shell peanut kernel moisture content from dielectric measurements on cleaned and uncleaned pod samples. ASABE Annual International Meeting. ASABE Paper No. 121338109.
An Automated Approach to Peanut dring with real-time monitoring of in-shell Kernel Moisture Content with a Microwave Sensor - (Proceedings)
Lewis, M.A., Trabelsi, S., Nelson, S.O., Tollner, E.W., Haidekker, M.A. 2012. An Automated Approach to Peanut dring with real-time monitoring of in-shell Kernel Moisture Content with a Microwave Sensor. ASABE Annual International Meeting. Paper No. 121337870.
Factors Influencing the Dielectric Properties of Agricultural Products and Food Materials - (Proceedings)
Nelson, S.O., Trabelsi, S. 2012. Factors Influencing the Dielectric Properties of Agricultural Products and Food Materials. ASABE Annual International Meeting. Paper No. 121338239.
Techniques for Measuring the Dielectric Properties of Agricultural Products - (Proceedings)
Nelson, S.O., Trabelsi, S. 2012. Techniques for Measuring the Dielectric Properties of Agricultural Products. ASABE Annual International Meeting. Paper No. 121338238.
Effects of Broiler Pectoralis Major Size on Sensory Descriptive Flavor and Texture Profiles of Cooked Meat - (Proceedings)
Zhuang, H., Savage, E. 2012. Effects of Broiler Pectoralis Major Size on Sensory Descriptive Flavor and Texture Profiles of Cooked Meat. World Poultry Congress Proceedings.
Temperature Dependence of the Radio-Frequency Dielectric Properties of Chicken Meat - (Proceedings)
Trabelsi, S. 2012. Temperature Dependence of the Radio-Frequency Dielectric Properties of Chicken Meat. Microwave Power Symposium Proceedings. pp. 298-304.
Factors Affecting the Dielectric Properties of Agricultural and Food Products - (Proceedings)
Nelson, S.O., Trabelsi, S. 2012. Factors Affecting the Dielectric Properties of Agricultural and Food Products. Microwave Power Symposium Proceedings. 55-64, 2012.
Measuring the complex permittivity of thin grain samples by the free-space transmission technique - (Proceedings)
Roelvink, J.T., Trabelsi, S. 2012. Measuring the complex permittivity of thin grain samples by the free-space transmission technique. Instrumentation and Measurement Technology Conference Record. p. 310-313.
Measuring the complex permittivity of grain by the free-space technique with a thru-reflect-match calibration procedure - (Abstract Only)
Roelvink, J.T., Trabelsi, S. 2012. Measuring the complex permittivity of grain by the free-space technique with a thru-reflect-match calibration procedure. National Radio Science Meeting.Proceedings, P.75.
Extensions to the quasi-static expressions for the line parameters of coplanar waveguide with relatively thick conductors - (Abstract Only)
Roelvink, J.T., Trabelsi, S. 2012. Extensions to the quasi-static expressions for the line parameters of coplanar waveguide with relatively thick conductors. National Radio Science Meeting. Proceedings, p.74.
A Century of grain and seed moisture measurement by sensing electrical properties - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Nelson, S.O., Trabelsi, S. 2012. A Century of grain and seed moisture measurement by sensing electrical properties. Transactions of the ASABE. 55(2):629-636.
Dielectric spectroscopy measurements for moisture prediction in vidalia onions - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Mckeown, M.S., Trabelsi, S., Tollner, E.W., Nelson, S.O. 2012. Dielectric spectroscopy measurements for moisture prediction in vidalia onions. Journal of Food Engineering. 111:505-510.
Lipid encapsulated docosahexaenoic acid methyl ester - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Holser, R.A. 2012. Lipid encapsulated docosahexaenoic acid methyl ester. Biocatalysis and Agricultural Biotechnology. 1:174-176.
Analysis of stability and type-independence of three density-independent calibration functions for microwave moisture sensing in shelled and unshelled peanuts - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Lewis, M.A., Trabelsi, S., Nelson, S.O., Tollner, E.W. 2012. Analysis of stability and type-independence of three density-independent calibration functions for microwave moisture sensing in shelled and unshelled peanuts. Transactions of the ASABE. 55(1)189-198.
Determination of Basic Density and Moisture Content of Loblolly Pine Wood Disks using a NIR Hyperspectral Imaging System - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Mora, C.R., Schimleck, L.R., Yoon, S.C., Thai, C.N. 2011. Determination of basic density and moisture content of loblolly pine wood disks using a NIR hyperspectral imaging system. Journal of Near Infrared Spectroscopy. Volume 19 Issue 5, Pages 401-409.
Examination of dielectric spectroscopy data for correlations with melon quality - (Proceedings)
Trabelsi, S., Lewis, M. 2011. Examination of dielectric spectroscopy data for correlations with melon quality. Proceedings of the American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers International (ASABE). ASABE Paper No. 110851.
Effect of foreign material in peanuts on in-shell nondestructive moisture sensing with a microwave moisture meter - (Proceedings)
Trabelsi, S., Lewis, M. 2011. Effect of foreign material in peanuts on in-shell nondestructive moisture sensing with a microwave moisture meter. American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers. 2011 CDROM.
A Century of Grain and Seed Moisture Sensing through Electrical Properties - (Proceedings)
Trabelsi, S., Nelson, S. 2011. A Century of Grain and Seed Moisture Sensing through Electrical Properties. American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers. ASABE Paper No. 1110850.
A Half Century of Research on Agricultural Applications for RF and Microwave Dielectric Heating - (Proceedings)
Trabelsi, S., Nelson, S. 2011. A Half Century of Research on Agricultural Applications for RF and Microwave Dielectric Heating. American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers. ASABE Paper Number:110849.
Integrating an Embedded System within a Microwave Moisture Meter - (Proceedings)
Trabelsi, S., Lewis, M. 2011. Integrating an Embedded System within a Microwave Moisture Meter. American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers. ASABE Paper No.1110943.
Dielectric investigation of water binding in grains - (Proceedings)
Trabelsi, S., Nelson, S. 2011. Dielectric investigation of water binding in grains. Internation Society for Electromagnetic Aquametry Proceedings. pp. 87-91, Kansas City, MO, May 31- June 3, 2011.
Microwave Moisture Meter for Nodestructive and Instantaneous Peanut Grading Application - (Proceedings)
Trabelsi, S., Lewis, M.A., Nelson, S.O. 2011. Microwave Moisture Meter for Nodestructive and Instantaneous Peanut Grading Application. Internation Society for Electromagnetic Aquametry Proceedings. pp. 249-255, Kansas City, MO, May 31- June 3, 2011.
A brief history of grain and seed moisture sensing through dielectric properties - (Proceedings)
Trabelsi, S., Nelson, S. 2011. A brief history of grain and seed moisture sensing through dielectric properties. Internation Society for Electromagnetic Aquametry Proceedings. p. 202-212.
Sensing Grain and Seed Moisture and Density from Dielectric Properties - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Trabelsi, S., Nelson, S. 2011. Sensing Grain and Seed Moisture and Density from Dielectric Properties. International Journal of Agricultural and Biological Engineering. 4(1):75-81.
Embedded solution for a microwave moisture meter - (Proceedings)
Trabelsi, S., Lewis, M. 2011. Embedded solution for a microwave moisture meter. Southeastcon, IEEE. 2011 CDROM.
Use of grain and seed dielectric properties for moisture measurement - (Proceedings)
Trabelsi, S., Nelson, S. 2011. Use of grain and seed dielectric properties for moisture measurement. IEEE IGARSS Annual Proceedings. 2011 CDROM.
Investigation of differences in dielectric properties of marinated poultry meat - (Abstract Only)
(10-Feb-11)
Poultry water holding capacity measurements using infrared spectroscopies correlated to traditional methods - (Abstract Only)
Hawkins, S.A., Zhuang, H. 2011. Poultry water holding capacity measurements using infrared spectroscopies correlated to traditional methods. Annual Meeting of the Institute of Food Technologists.
Classification of broiler breast filets according to deboning time using near infrared spectroscopy and multivariate analysis - (Abstract Only)
(05-Jan-11)
Respirations and browning discoloration of fresh-cut produce - (Book / Chapter)
Zhuang, H., Barth, M.M., Fan, X. 2011. Respirations and browning discoloration of fresh-cut produce. In Brody, A.L., Zhuang, H., and Han, J.H. (eds.) Modified Atmosphere Packing for Fresh-Cut Fruits and Vegetables. Wiley-Blackwell Publishing Ltd. 302 pp. p.31-56
Polymeric films used for MAP of fresh-cut produce - (Book / Chapter)
Zhuang, H. 2011. Polymeric films used for MAP of fresh-cut produce. In Brody, A.L., Zhuang, H., and Han, J.H. (eds.) Modified Atmosphere Packing for Fresh-Cut Fruits and Vegetables. Wiley-Blackwell Publishing Ltd. 302 pp. p.149-184.
Thermal properties of encapsulated polyunsaturated fatty acid esters - (Abstract Only)
Holser, R.A. 2011. Thermal properties of encapsulated polyunsaturated fatty acid esters [abstract]. American Chemical Society National Meeting. 2011 CDROM.
The use of marine products in animal feeds - (Abstract Only)
Holser, R.A. 2010. The use of marine products in animal feeds [abstract]. International Symposium on Biocatalysis and Biotechnology: Functional Food and Industrial Products. 2010 CDROM.
Microwave Sensor for Simultaneous and Nondestructive Determination of Moisture Content and Bulk Density of Granular Materials - (Proceedings)
Trabelsi, S., Nelson, S. 2010. Microwave Sensor for Simultaneous and Nondestructive Determination of Moisture Content and Bulk Density of Granular Materials. European Microwave Conference. 493-496,2010.
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