Vibrations in engineering and technology


Issue №: 3 (94)

Published: 2019.06.26
DOI: 10.37128/2306-8744-2019-3

The journal deals with the problems of vibration technologies and machines, mathematical methods of vibration process studies, information on design and technological development, presents teaching and methodological aspects of teaching in the Higher School of Applied Sciences, where vibration machines and technologies are studied.

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Aliyev   Yelchin  BakhtiyarOgly – Ph.D., head of the department of technological and technological support of seedling of the Institute of oil seeds of Ukraine, (Institutskaya St. 1, Sonyachne village, Zaporozhye district, Zaporozhye region, Ukraine, 70417, e-mail: aliev@meta.ua).

Yaropud Vitaliy – Candidate of Technical Sciences, Associate Professor of the Department of machinery and equipment for agricultural production of Vinnytsia National Agrarian University (St. Soniachna, 3, Vinnytsia, Ukraine, 21008, e-mail: yaropud77@gmail.com).


The shape and size of seeds are some of the most important agronomic traits, as they affect yield, quality and market price. Therefore, such branches of science as genetics, functional analysis, and genomics, which contribute to increasing yields, study programs for crossing plants with various morphological and marker characters. Therefore, there is a need for effective, reliable and high-performance methods of seed phenotyping. The shape of the seeds can be evaluated in two ways. A simple way is to measure the length and width of seeds using a hand-held measuring tool (ruler, caliper, micrometer, etc.). However, manual methods limit the amount of data, the quality of measurements, and the variety of forms. On the contrary, computational methods using digital imaging technology can make it possible to automatically measure various shape parameters at very small sizes in high-resolution images. The aim of the research is to substantiate the algorithm and develop appropriate software for determining the fractional composition of seeds from a photo image. As a result of the studies, a justified algorithm was developed and the corresponding software was developed for determining the fractional composition of seeds from photo images based on its conversion from 24-bit (full color) to 1-bit (black and white) using the segmentation method, processing based on morphological operations and with using the Kenny border detector and the Hough transform to automatically determine the contour of each seed in a 1-bit image, followed by calculating the length L, width B, area S, and perimeter length P seed

Keywords: seeds, fractional composition, phenotyping, shape, size, image.

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Topics of the journal:

The journal "Vibrations   in engineering  and technology" presents materials on the following issues

• Theory of processes and machines
• Mechanical Engineering and materialprocessing
• Processing and food production

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ISSN (print): 2306-8744
DOI: 10.37128/2306-8744

The certificateof massmediaState registration:kv no 16643-5115 from 30.04.2010 .
Founder of the journal: Vinnytsia National Agrarian University

Kind of publication: journal
Type of publication : Scientific
Publication status: Domestic
Year of founding:
Periodicity: 4 times a year
Extent: 18.75 nominal printed pages
ISSN: 2306-8744 (printed version), (online)
Language of edition  : (mixed languages) Ukrainian, English
The scope of the distribution and the category of readers: national, foreign, teaching staff, scientists, businessmen.
Periodical is included in the list of scientific professional editions of Ukraine approved by the Order of Ministry of Education and Sciences of Ukraine from 21.12.2015 No. 1328.
The journal "Vibrations in engineering and technology" is included in the "Catalogue of periodicals of Ukraine".
Journal subscription can be executed in each post office department.
 Subscription Index is  99720.


Old version of site: http://vibrojournal.vsau.edu.ua/

History of journal:

In June 1994 the 2nd International Scientific and Technical Conference "Application of vibrations for technological purposes" was organized on the basis of Vinnytsia State Agricultural Institute. Leading experts in this field, noting the significant contribution to the school of Vibration Engineering under the leadership of P. S. Bernyk, proposed to create a professional all-Ukrainian scientific and technical journal "Vibration in engineering and technology..The journal was foundedat Vinnytsia State Agricultural Institute and P.S. Bernyk was elected to be the chief editor .
For all these years (since 1994) theJournal "vibration in engineering and technology" published  94 issues wherestudy of vibration effects, the creation of progressive energy saving technologies and equipment for their implementation were highlighted.
Currently Kaletnik H.M  PhD , professor, academician NAAS is the chief editor of the "Vibrations in engineering  and Technology"
The journal "Vibration in Engineering and technology", which has no analogues on the territory of Ukraine, is well known abroad.