total solids


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total solids

[′tōd·əl ′säl·ədz]
(chemistry)
The total content of suspended and dissolved solids in water.
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Total solids load reduction, relative to bare soil, during the first runoff for the compost blanket was 93%, the 2:1 blanket was 97%, the 1:2 mix was 98%, the wood mulch blanket was 99%, and the straw blanket with PAM was 81% (table 6).
2007) observed that sodium bicarbonate addition to cheese whey caused a significant alteration in the experimental results for total solids, total volatile solids and total fixed solids, compromising the interpretation of the results, notably when related to their COD values.
A series of pigmented basecoat formulations were prepared which contained cellulose acetate butyrates (CABs) of varying molecular weights at different levels based on the total solids of the coating formulation.
The Model APD is a high-speed centrifuge that achieves total solids recovery and superior centrate clarity.
The COD, total solids (TS), sulphate, and total sulphides concentrations in the effluent were measured weekly, dissolved phosphorous and total nitrogen contents were analysed twice a month.
In addition, monthly enteric virus samples must be less than 1 plaque forming unit per 4 grams total solids and helminth ova must be monitored on a monthly basis.
4% to 80% total solids and will use tubular falling film technology.
The "Determination of Total Solids Content" directly measures the refractory content of a coating but it is a relatively slow test (approximately 2 hr) and does not identify the type of refractory components present.
The physical and chemical characteristics of the chiller water were analyzed: pH, turbidity, hardness, total solids, and settleable solids by the method of APHA (1998).
The nine test were: temperature, pH, turbidity, total solids, dissolved oxygen, biochemical oxygen demand, phosphates, nitrate, and fecal coliform.
Samples for chlorophyll, total phosphates, total solids (TDS and TSS), sulfates and nitrates were shipped to the North Dakota Department of Health for analysis.
The samples were tested for total solids and turbidity using standard methods and a coulter counter and the results were analyzed.