The determination of moisture, ash, volatile matter and fixed carbon by prescribed methods. Expressed in percentages by weight.
A measure of the nutrient content of a diet, including the maximum moisture, maximum fiber, minimum crude protein, and minimum crude fat content.
The determination of the compounds contained in a mixture as distinguished from ultimate analysis, which is the determination of the elements contained in a compound. Used in the analysis of coal.
chemical analysis of the main constituents of food.
The testing of a material to determine the types of compounds or elements present without determining the amounts of each. This is another expression for " QUALITATIVE ANALYSIS."
A commonly used analysis for reporting fuel properties; may be on a dry (moisture free) basis, as "fired", or on an ash and moisture free basis. Fractions usually reported include: volatile matter, fixed carbon, moisture, ash, and heating value (higher heating value).