bulk density


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bulk density

[¦bəlk ′den·səd·ē]
(engineering)
The mass of powdered or granulated solid material per unit of volume.
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bulk density

The weight of a material (including solid particles and any contained water) per unit volume including voids.
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Bulk density can be measured by simply filling a calibrated container and weighing it.
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As [epsilon] and [rho] are reciprocal and the relation between them depends on the (solid) particle density, the aim of this study was to analyze the effect of initial bulk density and particle density on the relation between [sigma]p and Ic with [epsilon] and [rho], theoretically, and experimentally in compression curves of an ultisol and an oxisol.
A high expansion ratio and low bulk density was achieved by applying a relatively high mold temperature (45, 60, 65, and 70[degrees]C in this study).
These involve changing the way material flows inside the silo, particularly increasing the friction between the material and the silo wall, combined with increasing the silo strength to be able to resist any high transient stresses and the higher bulk density of PET.
Transportation by truck-trailer is a large portion of the total delivered cost of comminuted forest harvest residues, and the load quantity is dependent on the moisture content and dry bulk density of the residues.