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A Model for Estimation of the effect of residual odour in sampling bags on odour concentration measurement

Published by the American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers, St. Joseph, Michigan

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Authors:   Guoliang Qu, John J.R Feddes
Keywords:   Odor, sample, bag, model, TedlarTM, polyethylene, PVF, background, residual, error

Abstract: Based on the European standards, an odor concentration can be expressed as a concentration of the European Reference Odour Mass (EROM). Thus, a very accurate odor concentration measurement must be able to be expressed as a continuous value. By comparing the very accurate odor concentration measurement and the odor concentration measurement by the standard method, a mathematical model is developed to describe the effect of background odor from manufactured odor sampling bags or residual sample odors from a used sample bag on the samples odor concentration measurement at different confident levels.

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