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.

bulk density

The weight of a material (including solid particles and any contained water) per unit volume including voids.
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So it's important to understand the polymer particles' characteristics for flow, packing, bridging, and bulk density to determine how to design the crammer.
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However, CA has some adverse impact on soil physical properties like increased bulk density, lower soil temperatures and decreased oxygen diffusion rates (Lampurlanes et al.
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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).
The impacts of skidding on the surface soil layer (0 cm - 10 cm depth) were examined using dry bulk density, forest floor removal and rut depth in comparison to the undisturbed area at the different levels of slope and traffic.
It is believed that key factors include materials with a relatively high poured bulk density and co-efficient of friction.
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.
A common method to compute a tapped bulk density is to manually tap a cylinder of material a certain number of times and calculate the change in volume.