A study on the mathematical model for predicting the peel removal efficiency of a cassava peeler


Ogunnigbo C.O., Adetan D.A., Morakinyo T.A. (2022): A study on the mathematical model for predicting the peel removal efficiency of a cassava peeler. Res. Agr. Eng., 68: 18–26.

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A mathematical model for predicting the peeling efficiency of a cassava peeler was developed using a dimensional analysis based on Buckingham' s pi theorem. The model was validated using data from experimental studies which revealed a maximum coefficient of determination of R2 = 0.8366 between the measured and predicted values. The developed model proved appropriate in estimating the peel removal efficiency for a cassava peeler by up to 83.66%. There was no significance difference between the experimental and predicted values at a 0.05 significance level.

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