Sensory Evaluation Techniques

Sensory Evaluation Techniques

Book Title: Sensory Evaluation Techniques

Author: Harry T. Lawless

Format: Hardback | 600 pages

Publication Date: 08 Jan 2016

ISBN-13: 9781482216905

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.