degree of saturation


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percent saturation

The ratio of the volume of water in a given soil mass to the total volume of intergranular space, expressed as a percentage.
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Key word: Landslide, degree of saturation, cohesion, angle of internal friction, slope stability.
As the degree of saturation increases, the relative amount of butadiene units is systematically replaced by ethylene-co-butylene units, resulting in clear differences in the thermal behavior.
The Degree of Saturation is a predictive index formed by the evaluation of hundreds of wines to determine the relationship between the ability of the wine to dissolve/absorb additional bitartrate (a process not subject to the kinetic challenges of the opposite direction) and its tendency to form crystals in cold-hold tests.
Assuming all other major variables are constant during wetting and drying phases, then as the degree of saturation, [S.
To ensure good control of the degree of saturation, the carbon dioxide procedure was used (Skempton, 1954).
To obtain a good degree of saturation, the technique of carbon dioxide worked out by Lade and Duncan (1973) was used.
The critical degree of saturation method of assessing the freeze/thaw resistance of concrete.
Indeed, knowledge of saturation flow improves the accuracy of capacity calculation and provides the mechanism of a better understanding of the phenomena of intersection performance as the majority of parameters that govern signalised intersection control and operations such as degree of saturation, delays, queue lengths etc.
Therefore, the concentration of cis-AEOEA substantially influences not only the degree of saturation and the final material properties, but also the stability of latex.
where [mu], the degree of saturation, is defined by
This change in the degree of saturation of vegetable oils changes some important physical properties such as the melting point, which is why liquid oils become semi-solid or solid at room temperature.
These points may be used as reference points where light absorption is independent of the degree of saturation.