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Dielectric homes of Agricultural fabrics and Their Applications presents an knowing of the elemental rules governing dielectric houses of fabrics, describes tools for measuring such houses, and discusses many purposes explored for fixing difficulties. the knowledge during this reference stimulates new study for fixing difficulties linked to construction, dealing with, and processing of agricultural and foodstuff items. somebody looking a greater figuring out of dielectric houses of fabrics and alertness of radio-frequency and microwave electromagnetic strength for resolution of difficulties in agriculture and comparable fields will locate this a vital resource.

  • Presents functions of dielectric houses for sensing moisture in grain and seed and using such homes in radio-frequency and microwave dielectric heating of agricultural materials
  • Offers details for locating correlations among dielectric homes and caliber attributes similar to sweetness in melons, or different wanted features of agricultural products
  • Identifies stipulations for selective dielectric heating of fabrics corresponding to bugs in grain or organic organisms in soils
  • Provides a high-quality figuring out of dielectric homes and the variables that impression those properties

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