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The following is a list of common abbreviations used on this wiki:

Abbreviation Extended
A Method Method Used by Bengt Fagerberg in 1971 Manuscript[1]
ACARP Australian Coal Association Research Program
AIME American Institute of Mining, Metallurgical, and Petroleum Engineers
AMSA Australian Maritime Safety Authority
AMIRA Australian Mineral Industry Research Association
AS Australian Standards
ASTM American Society for Testing and Materials
ATCW ATC Williams Pty Ltd
ATSB Australian Transport Safety Bureau
B Method Method Used by Bengt Fagerberg in 1971 Manuscript[1]
BC Code Code of Safe Practice for Solid Bulk Cargoes
C Method Method Used by Bengt Fagerberg in 1971 Manuscript[1]
C70 Proctor/Fagerberg Test C Method at 70% Degree of Saturation (Used in the Proctor/Fagerberg Test)
CD Consolidated Drained
CMC Critical Moisture Content
CSIRO Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation
CU Consolidated Undrained
D Method Method Used by Bengt Fagerberg in 1971 Manuscript[1]
D70 Proctor/Fagerberg Test D Method at 70% Degree of Saturation (Term used in the Modified Proctor/Fagerberg Test for Coal)
D80 Proctor/Fagerberg Test D Method at 80% Degree of Saturation (Used in the Modified Proctor/Fagerberg Test for Iron Ore Fines)
DSC Sub-Committee on Dangerous Goods, Solid Cargoes and Containers
DWT Dead Weight Tonnage
E Method Method Used by Bengt Fagerberg in 1971 Manuscript[1]
EAK Eesti Akrediteerimiskeskus (The Estonian Accreditation)
FMP Flow Moisture Point
FT Flow Table Test
FTT Flow Table Test
GWC Gross Water Content
IMO International Maritime Organization
IMSBC Code International Maritime Solid Bulk Cargoes Code
IOF Iron Ore Fines
ISO International Organization for Standardization
MC Moisture Content
MPFT Modified Proctor/Fagerberg Test
MSC Maritime Safety Committee
NATA National Association of Testing Authorities Australia
NWC Net Water Content
OMC Optimum Moisture Content
PF Proctor/Fagerberg Test
PFC70 Proctor/Fagerberg Test C Method at 70% Degree of Saturation (Used in the Proctor/Fagerberg Test)
PFD70 Proctor/Fagerberg Test D Method at 70% Degree of Saturation (Term used in the Modified Proctor/Fagerberg Test for Coal)
PFD80 Proctor/Fagerberg Test D Method at 80% Degree of Saturation (Used in the Modified Proctor/Fagerberg Test for Iron Ore Fines)
PFT Proctor/Fagerberg Test
PSD Particle Size Distribution
PT Penetration Test
RIME Research Institute of Marine Engineering
RMS Root Mean Square
S Degree of Saturation
SG Specific Gravity or Particle Density
SOLAS International Convention for the Safety of Life at Sea
TML Transportable Moisture Limit
TUNRA The University of Newcastle Research Associates
TWG Iron Ore Technical Working Group
UC Unconfined Compression
UU Unconsolidated Undrained

References[edit]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 Fagerberg, B., Determination of Critical Moisture Contents in Ore Concentrates Carried in Cargo Vessels. Minerals Transportation, 1971: p. 174-191. (Download PDF)

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