2. a., line 1, appears to conflict with para Homemade Viscosity Testing Device. may teams bring and use more than one HVTD?
Yes, teams may bring more than one Homemade Viscosity Testing Device to competition and use them.
If we include liquids that were taken off the official list for viscosity testing graph will we be penalized?
No, you will not be penalized for using different fluids to do your standard curves.
In the rules, it mentions that viscotesters "can be made" by drilling a hole...7/64" and 5/32". Do the holes have to be precisely that size? At Regionals a supervisor claimed that was the case. We had to make the second hole larger in order to hav...
The measurements listed in the rules are just an example, they do not have to be those exact measurements.
What type of "milk" is to be tested? Whole, 1%,2$,Skim?
The Event Supervisor will make that determination. There is not a significant difference between the percent of fat in the milk as far as viscosity. Test each type to see if there is a difference and add them to your chart.
When calculating nutritional values, should you use the average Calories per gram of carbohydrate (4.1), protein (5.7) and lipid (9.5) OR the average Calories that a gram will yield when consumed - Carbohydrate (4), Protein (4), Lipid (9)?
You should use the full Calories per gram, NOT the calories that a gram will yield when consumed.