Food Engineering Instrumentation on LEMDist Workspace

  • J. de Jesús
  • J. de Jesús Cruz Guzmáan
  • J.L. Garza Rivera
  • M. Hernández Duarte
  • J.L. Arjona Roman
Conference paper
Part of the Signals and Communication Technology book series (SCT)


Implementing applications with remote access to laboratory equipment on a grid environment requires a design model, focused to solve the interoperability challenge among an enormous diversity of components, endowed with the required functionality. Taking advantage of Grid infrastructure and experimental laboratory equipment, we drive our effort to develop a workspace, called LEMDist, based on a categorical approach for the design application. The principal aim for LEMDist is to build a technological platform to support different pedagogical approaches in natural science teaching and e-science applications. In this work we present a Grid implementation for remote access to laboratory equipment in food engineering that is operated via standard serial and USB computer interfaces, and we present some applications to a freezing process in a blast freezer. In particular, we focus the approach on the remote instrumentations requirements and the interaction with modeling resources and digital image processing capabilities for ice crystal growth.


Laboratory Equipment Grid Environment Freezing Process Remote Access Freezing Time 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • J. de Jesús
    • 1
    • 2
  • J. de Jesús Cruz Guzmáan
    • 1
  • J.L. Garza Rivera
    • 1
  • M. Hernández Duarte
    • 1
  • J.L. Arjona Roman
    • 2
  1. 1.Facultad de Estudios Superiores CuautitlánUniversidad Nacional Autónoma de MéxicoCuautitlán IzcalliMexico
  2. 2.Dirección General de Servicios de Cómputo AcadémicoUniversidad Nacional Autónoma de MéxicoMéxicoMexico

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