Moisture content

What is Moisture content?

Moisture content meaning The water content of a substance (a solid fuel) as measured under specified conditions being the “dry basis,” which equals the weight of the wet sample minus the weight of a (bone) dry sample divided by the weight of the dry sample times 100 (to get percent); “wet basis,” which is equal to the weight of the wet sample minus the weight of the dry sample divided by the weight of the wet sample times 100.

 

reference: Glossary – U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA)

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