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Title: Non-Destructive Method of Measuring a Moisture Content Profile Across a Hygroexpansive, Composite Material

Source: U.S. Patent 7,571,061 B2. August 4, 2009. Int. Classif. G06F 19/00

Author(s)Cai, Zhiyong

Publication Year: 2014  View Document »

Category: Patents

Abstract: The teachings provided herein are generally directed to a non-destructive method of measuring a moisture content profile across a dimension of a hygroexpansive, composite material using radiation and a volumetric shrinkage correction. The measurement of a series of moisture content profiles over time can provide, for example, a measure of the movement of moisture during the process of drying of the composite material.

Keywords: moisture, hygroexpansive, radiation, volumetric, shrinkage

Date posted: 05/29/2014
RITS Product ID: 67841
Current FPL Scientist associated with this product
Cai, Zhiyong
Supervisory Research Materials Engineer

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