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Detection of ethanol in beverages using an electronic nose

Jaswir, Irwandi and A. M, Nurul Asyikeen and Akmeliawati, Rini (2011) Detection of ethanol in beverages using an electronic nose. In: Current Research and Development in Biotechnology Engineering at IIUM. IIUM Press, Kuala Lumpur, pp. 130-136. ISBN 978-967-418-151-2

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Abstract

This study has bren successfully conducted to develop a method for rapid detection of ethanol (EtOH) content in beverages using IIUM-developed ~JMabk electronic nosc (E-Nose). E-Nose is a device that mimic human's olfactory system and is widely used in food analysis. However. E· Noses used in food industry are big and not portable, while the one used in this study is very handy and pra<;:tical for use. The differences betwc<;:n this project with other existing rcseart:hed is that It was used to dete<;:t EtOH <;:ontenl in beverages and the process paramelt:TS was optimized using Response Surface Methodology (RSM). The dala was analyzed using Design Expcn v6.0,8. Results from this study revealed thai the device could be used for rapid detection of EtOH conlem in various beverages such as aleoholic beverages. isotonic drinks. soft drinks and fruit juices sold in Malaysia. The sensor used was high in accuracy and reliability. where it could detect EtOH content as low as 0.1% (vlv). Wilh the lowest vollage output ofO.4JV.

Item Type: Book Chapter
Additional Information: 5784/20775
Uncontrolled Keywords: E-Nose. EthallOl COntenl. halal. RCSPOllSC Surface Methodology
Subjects: T Technology > TP Chemical technology
T Technology > TP Chemical technology > TP248.13 Biotechnology
Kulliyyahs/Centres/Divisions/Institutes (Can select more than one option. Press CONTROL button): Kulliyyah of Engineering > Department of Biotechnology Engineering
Depositing User: Dr Irwandi Jaswir
Date Deposited: 22 Nov 2012 16:13
Last Modified: 22 Nov 2012 16:14
URI: http://irep.iium.edu.my/id/eprint/20775

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