Direct Determination of Density of Solids

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Science  26 Jan 1962:
Vol. 135, Issue 3500, pp. 319-320
DOI: 10.1126/science.135.3500.319


A method and apparatus for directly determining the density of solids is described. Essentially, density is determind by simultaneous measurement of the solid's volume by liquid displacement and of its weight by liquid head increase.