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Universal dielectric calibration method and apparatus for moisture content determination in particulate and granular materials

Author:
Trabelsi, S., Nelson, S.O., Kraszewski, A.W.
Source:
United States Department of Agriculture patents 2004 no.US 6,691,563 B1
Subject:
water content, sensors, dielectric properties, calibration, measurement, wheat, oats, soybeans, patents, USDA, United States
Abstract:
A universal calibration method and apparatus for nondestructive real time determination of moisture content in particulate or granular materials by radio-frequency sensors is described which is bulk-density and material-independent and remains valid across instruments of different designs.
Agid:
6506
Handle:
10113/6506