Wavelet Analysis of Ultrasonic Transmitted Signal of Apple during Storage Time

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This study was conducted to analyze the ultrasonic transmitted signal for apple using wavelet transform. Fruit consists of non-linear visco-elastic properties such as flesh, an ovary and rind and hence most ultrasonic wave is attenuated and its frequency is shifted during passing the fruit. Thus it was not easy to evaluate the internal quality of the fruit using typical ultrasonic parameters such as wave velocity, attenuation, and frequency spectrum. The discrete wavelet transform was applied to the ultrasonic transmitted signal for apple. The magnitude of the first peak frequency of the wavelet basis from the ultrasonic transmitted signal showed a close correlation to the storage time of apple.

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Periodical:

Key Engineering Materials (Volumes 321-323)

Edited by:

Seung-Seok Lee, Joon Hyun Lee, Ik Keun Park, Sung-Jin Song, Man Yong Choi

Pages:

1192-1195

DOI:

10.4028/www.scientific.net/KEM.321-323.1192

Citation:

K. B. Kim et al., "Wavelet Analysis of Ultrasonic Transmitted Signal of Apple during Storage Time", Key Engineering Materials, Vols. 321-323, pp. 1192-1195, 2006

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October 2006

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