The Determination of the Size Distribution of Particles in an Opaque Material from a Measurement of the Size Distribution of Their Sections
A new method is proposed for determining the particle-size distribution based on the principle that the distribution of random cross-sectional areas of any body depends only on its shape. The method is applicable to both spherical and non-spherical particles, whereas all existing methods are applicable only to spherical particles. The proposed method is also very simple and less elaborate than most existing procedures.
KeywordsSpherical Particle Sectional Area Chord Length Class Interval Opaque Material
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