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Apr 09, 2021

Wood Density The common definition of wood moisture content on a dry basis can be written as (1) where Wg is the green weight of wood (pounds or kilograms) at moisture content M (percent), and Wd is the oven-dry weight of wood. Dividing both sides of Equation (1) by the volume of wood at moisture content M(Vg), the density D is (2)

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    3.2.4 Oven-dry density, obtained by dividing the oven-dry weight by the oven-dry volume. 3.2.5 Bulk density, obtained by dividing the weight (at specified conditions) of the specimen (chips) by the bulk volume at the conditions indicated. It can be expressed in the same terms as basic density (see TAPPI UM 23 “Bulk Density of Wood Chips”)

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    Jan 14, 2017 Basis wood density and dry wood density. Basic wood density was defined as the mass (weight) in the oven dry state divided by the volume in the fully saturated green state [kg m- ]. Dimensions for calculating the volume at the fully saturated green (never dried) state were measured with a caliper (resolution of 0.1 mm) after saturation at partial vacuum under water

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    drying: the fraction of water remaining in the wood sample may be 12%, or 15%. This causes considerable trouble in the literature. In the present study, wood density is technically defined as the ratio of the oven-dry mass of a wood sample divided by the mass of water displaced by its green volume (wood specific gravity, or WSG)

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