The bubble counter: Computer data logging for yeast fermentation experiments

O'Neill, Phil
June 1995
Australian Science Teachers Journal;Jun95, Vol. 41 Issue 2, p55
Academic Journal
Science Experiment
Provides a simple method for determining the rate of respiration of yeast during fermentation using computers for measurement and control. Use of Tecon's event counting facility; Description of the counter; Data displayed through importing technique into a spreadsheet; Instrument used for appropriate brightness level for bubble detection; Contact person and address for details of the experiment.


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