Journal of engineering physics

, Volume 22, Issue 6, pp 741–743 | Cite as

A laboratory apparatus for determining the moisture content in capillary-porous materials by the method of super-high-frequency absorption

  • V. K. Benzar'
  • I. M. Rimkevich
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Abstract

A test apparatus and procedure are described for determining the moisture content in capillary-porous materials by the absorption of super-high-frequency radio waves. Results are shown which have been obtained for clay and ceramics at temperatures from 300 to 373°K.

Keywords

Clay Statistical Physic Test Apparatus Radio Wave Laboratory Apparatus 

Notation

X

thickness of wet material layer, cm

X1

thickness of wet material layer corresponding to an attenuation N1, cm

N1

attenuation, dB

Nmax

maximum attenuation recorded on the test stand, dB

T

temperature of the material, °K

W

moisture content in the material, %

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Literature cited

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    V. K. Benzar', Inzh.-Fiz. Zh.,18, No. 6 (1970).Google Scholar
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    L. H. Busker, Instruments and Control Systems, No. 12 (December, 1968), p. 89.Google Scholar

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© Consultants Bureau 1974

Authors and Affiliations

  • V. K. Benzar'
    • 1
    • 2
  • I. M. Rimkevich
    • 1
    • 2
  1. 1.Belorussian Polytechnic InstituteMinsk
  2. 2.Independent Division of the All-Union Institute of Automating the Production of Materials for the Building IndustryMinsk

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