pore space

pore space

[′pȯr ‚spās]
(geology)
The pores in a rock or soil considered collectively. Also known as pore volume.
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During the dry season, the water evaporated and the iron oxide remained in the soil pore space and cemented the tunnel walls.
Under the sea just off those states' coasts, "sediments were tightly packed together without much water in the pore space between the sediment grains - an arrangement that can make the plates more prone to sticking to each other and building up high stress that can be released as a large earthquake," the university explained.
The oil in the well begins to cross its cloud point threshold, and paraffin crystals start to precipitate as the oil moves from the pore space to the wellbore opening.
The structure of the particles contributes to their merging with each other and formation of macroparticles in the pore space in the washed-out intervals preventing the flow of water.
Multi-scale, microscopic imagery and advanced digital rock modeling provides the only direct measurement for analyzing critical structural characteristics and physical properties, such as grain size, pore space and connectivity.
soil enzymes, soil temperature, soil pH, water-filled pore space, soil organic matter, total nitrogen content etc.
to show relationship between waste particle geometry and pore space geometry when particle geometry is changing or deforming due to:
The Mount Simon formation is about 22 percent pore space by volume.
The volume of pore space of the sample analysed before heating is represented mainly by air bubble pores that arise from the technological processing of concrete mixtures during sample preparation.
The waterproofing properties of clay layers depend on various interrelated factors and parameters: hydraulic conductivity, porosity and micro-structural peculiarities of the pore space, moisture content, thickness of a natural or artificially-formed waterproofing layer, mineral composition of clay, chemical composition of filtrates, the future hydrodynamic loads, the possible frost impact and other factors.
The main advantage of porous materials is their ability to provide biological anchorage for the surrounding bony tissue via the ingrowth of mineralized tissue into the pore space and allow body fluids to be transported through the interconnected pores [3].
Therefore, in such a case, the conclusion is that the sample's pore space was much more variable in the build direction, z, than in the other two, x and y.