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Determining moisture content and moisture sorption in Douglas-fir bark

John Dennis Litvay

Determining moisture content and moisture sorption in Douglas-fir bark

by John Dennis Litvay

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Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Douglas fir.

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    Statementby John D. Litvay.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination[14], 88 leaves, bound :
    Number of Pages88
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15070152M

    Moisture content on the oven-dry basis is the most commonly used definition of moisture content for wood. However, there is an exception to this rule in the wood energy field when wood is used as a combustion fuel. In this case the MC is defined on the basis of the wet mass. The procedure for the oven-dry and the wet basis are described below. moisture content is resulting (Isengard et al., ). The relationship between temperatures of measurement and moisture content obtained by infra-red analyzer for seven portions of dried apples with various moisture content (first series) are presented in Figure by: 7.

      During the moisture sorption processes, specimens were taken out of the conditioning rooms at different times (2, 5, 10, 16, or 26 h) to determine their MC (Table 2) and vibrational behavior. After completion of the adsorption experiments, samples were saturated over distilled water for 10 days. Moisture analysis covers a variety of methods for measuring moisture content in both high level and trace amounts in solids, liquids, or gases. Moisture in percentage amounts is monitored as a specification in commercial food production. There are many applications where trace moisture measurements are necessary for manufacturing and process quality assurance.

    Why food moisture analysis is important. Food moisture analysis involves the amount of moisture content and the concentration of moisture by measuring qualitatively and quantitatively. The food processing companies and the "Research and Development" (R&D) people of the food producing company, food related peoples, graduates, undergraduates and the high school students must be well . 1. Introduction. Ostrya is a genus in the family Betulaceae and the genus is composed of about eight species native to Mexico, Eurasia, eastern Asia/Japan and the USA and Canada (Gerçek et al., , Dogu et al., , Yaltirik and Efe, , Alden, ).The name Ostrya is Latinized from the Greek Ostrua, a tree with very hard wood and most likely the European by:


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Balance and Drying Oven. The most important techniques developed to measure the moisture content of foods are discussed below. Evaporation methods. Principles. These methods rely on measuring the mass of water in a known mass of sample.

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Moisture Content Determination Technologies. Using a moisture analyzer or a drying oven with a balance are both common methods for determining moisture content via loss on drying.

The table below compares the two methods and provides an overview of the most important characteristics. Moisture content determination is one of the important parameters for quality evaluation of crude drug and crude ce of excess moisture favor the growth of the microorganism and. moisture content at each water activity is higher during desorption (drying from high moisture content) than adsorption (wetting from low moisture content).

The curves in Fig. 2 represent limits or bounding isotherms since they begin at water activities near zero and 1. If a drying process reduces the water activity of a sample only partFile Size: 1MB.

Moisture content, oven-dry basis, was determined and a linear relationship (R2=) between equilibrium moisture content and humidity was found between 11% and. Chapter 13 Drying and Control of Moisture Content and Dimensional Changes the electrode.

Apply a species correction supplied with the instrument when appropriate. Make temperature corrections if the temperature of the wood differs considerably from the temperature of calibration used by Cited by: The unique feature of the IR bakery dough moisture sensor is that is able to monitor the process even with small gaps in product flow without impacting the accuracy.

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Note that both electronic conductance and heat-type moisture testers work best for baled hale and are not very accurate for determining moisture con-centration of forage in a windrow.Drying oven procedure: Thermogravimetric method for determining the moisture content of a sample.

This sample is dried in the oven for a defined period of time at constant temperature. The moisture content percentage is determined from the difference in weight before and after drying.