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This article focuses on the theory, advantages, and limitations of various methods used for the determination of surface area, density, and porosity of powder. These include gas adsorption, permeametry, pycnometry, and mercury porosimetry. Information on various equipment used in these processes are also provided.

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Sydney Luk, Surface Area, Density, and Porosity of Powders, Powder Metallurgy, Vol 7, ASM Handbook, Edited By P. Samal, J. Newkirk, ASM International, 2015, p 132–144,

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