Sensory Evaluation Techniques

ISBN-13: 9781482216905

ISBN-10: 1482216906

Author: Gail Vance Civille, B. Thomas Carr

Edition: 5

Publication date:
CRC Press
Hardcover 630 pages
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Acknowledged author Gail Vance Civille wrote Sensory Evaluation Techniques comprising 630 pages back in 2015. Textbook and etextbook are published under ISBN 1482216906 and 9781482216905. Since then Sensory Evaluation Techniques textbook received total rating of 3.5 stars and was available to sell back to BooksRun online for the top buyback price of $38.21 or rent at the marketplace.


This new edition of a bestseller covers all phases of performing sensory evaluation studies, from listing the steps involved in a sensory evaluation project to presenting advanced statistical methods. Like its predecessors, Sensory Evaluation Techniques, Fifth Edition gives a clear and concise presentation of practical solutions, accepted methods, standard practices, and some advanced techniques.

The fifth edition is comprehensively reorganized, revised, and updated. Key highlights of this book include:

  • A more intuitive organization
  • Statistical methods adapted to suit a more basic consumer methodology
  • Rearranged material to reflect advances in Internet testing
  • New time-intensity testing methods
  • New chapters on advanced sensory processes, quality control testing, advertising claims, and business challenges
  • New material on mapping and sorting, graph theory, multidimensional scaling, and flash profiling techniques
  • Explanations of theories of integrity, amplitude, and balance and blend
  • Updated appendices for spectrum method scales
  • Updated references

Sensory Evaluation Techniques remains a relevant and flexible resource, providing how-to information for a wide variety of users in industry, government, and academia who need the most current information to conduct effective sensory evaluation and interpretations of results. It also supplies students with the necessary theoretical background in sensory evaluation methods, applications, and interpretations.