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FUEL BULK DENSITY [1 record]

Record 1 2005-05-10

English

Subject field(s)
  • Properties of Fuels
  • Brush, Prairie and Forest Fires
DEF

The dry weight of combustible materials per unit volume.

OBS

Numerically, it is equal to fuel load divided by the depth of the particular fuel layer (e.g. duff, tree crown foliage). Recommended SI units are grams per cubic centimetre (g/cm3) and kilograms per cubic metre (kg/m3) (0.1g/cm3 is equivalent to 100 kg/m3).

French

Domaine(s)
  • Propriétés des combustibles
  • Incendies de végétation
DEF

Poids du combustible sec par unité de volume.

OBS

Les unités recommandées par le système international (SI) sont les grammes par centimètre cube [...] et les kilogrammes par mètre cube [...]

Spanish

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