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Svetla Dimitrova Lekova Georgi Petrov Terziyski Diana Dimitrova Tsankova

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Linden honey is among the most common monofloral types of honey in the region of Bulgaria, and it has no reference values for its electrical conductivity (EC) in the international and national standards. Three variants of a model of the EC dependence on the concentration of linden honey (Gaussian, quadratic and cubic function based ones) are proposed. A standard temperature-compensated (at 250C) EC meter is used to capture experimental data. Then the EC readings are calculated to that temperature specified in the honey standard (200C) using a linear temperature compensation coefficient related to honey (2.6 %/ 0C). Verification of the proposed models and their statistical evaluation is done in MATLAB environment. The models can be further developed, summarized and used as an additional tool for the classification of honey on the basis of its botanical and/or geographical origin.

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How to Cite
LEKOVA, Svetla Dimitrova; TERZIYSKI, Georgi Petrov; TSANKOVA, Diana Dimitrova. Modelling Electrical Conductivity of the Dilution of Bulgarian Linden Honey. Food Science and Applied Biotechnology, [S.l.], v. 1, n. 2, p. 96-103, oct. 2018. ISSN 2603-3380. Available at: <https://www.ijfsab.com/index.php/fsab/article/view/10>. Date accessed: 22 oct. 2018. doi: https://doi.org/10.30721/fsab2018.v1.i2.10.