void ratio


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void ratio

[′vȯid ‚rā·shō]
(science and technology)
The ratio of the volume of void space to the volume of solid substance in any material consisting of void space and solid material, such as a soil sample, a sediment, or a powder.

void ratio

In a soil mass, or the like, the ratio of the volume of the void space to the volume of the solid particles.
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In the range 0-30% fine content, we may deduce that, for both obtained relationships, the equivalent intergranular void ratio and the equivalent relative density are key parameters in characterizing such soil's susceptibility to instability.
The sand has an uniformity coefficient of 3,03, curvature coefficient 1,47, a specific gravity of soil particles of 2,671, maximum void ratio of 0,7446, minimum void ratio of 0,5706, density index 0,83.
o] initial void ratio, and M slope of critical state line.
is the moisture ratio (volume water/volume solids), e is the void ratio (volume voids/volume solids), [Epsilon] is the void ratio at the point on the shrinkage line where it departs from `normal' shrinkage, and [k.
The ratio of areas occupied by voids to the mold cavity area was evaluated as void ratio about both the top and the bottom surfaces.
Calcareous sands are unique in terms of particle characteristics, including mineralogy, shape, surface texture, high void ratio, and intra-porosity.
Vertical swelling of the subgrade will decrease the bearing capacity since it increases void ratio and water content.
The drying bed has a high void ratio and features low pressure drop.
Suited for deeper applications, the system's 95 per cent void ratio significantly reduces the footprint of the installations.
It sets out best practices for using strain-stress data from the incremental loading of a soil sample in a standardized consolidometer (step-load test), one-dimensional vertical consolidation theory relating Ksat to the coefficient of consolidation (cv), the relation between Ksat and k, and the relation between the porosity and the void ratio of a soil undergoing primary consolidation.
Caption: Concrete Industry Management students mapped the Surface Void Ratio on an as-cast wall in metro New York.