compacted volume

compacted volume

1. A measure of the volume of soil (or rocks) after its placement and compaction in a fill.
2. The volume of a solid, such as soil, after it has been subjected to compaction, 2.
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Contract awarded for Construction of Bridge at Cabaluay (Near Cemetery), Construction of Bridge which involves project billboard/signage, safety & health, temporary facility, demoition works, layout and excavation, reinforcing steel bars, structural concrete, stone masonry (modified), embankment (compacted volume), aggreg, 95000000, 1 Lot
Compacted volume ratio = tube volume/volume after vibration, (2)
The bulk and compacted volume ratios of the rod-cuts can be obtained using (3) and (4), respectively:
Abbreviations HM: Heavy metal rpm: Revolutions per minute KAERI: Korea Atomic Energy Research Institute U[O.sub.2], Uranium oxide [U.sub.3][O.sub.8]: SUS: Steel use stainless PWR: Pressurized Water Reactor [f.sub.Bi]: Bulk volume constant [f.sub.Ci]: Compacted volume constant [Y.sub.1] and [Y.sub.2]: y-axis intercepts [A.sub.1] and [A.sub.2]: Slant X: Cutting length [V.sub.t]: Actual bulk volume of the rod-cuts [f.sub.Bi]: Volume constant of the rod-cuts [L.sub.i]: Rod-cut length L: Length [N.sub.i]: Number of rod-cuts [pi][D.sup.2]/4: The shearing sectional area of each rod-cut [f.sub.i] * Total bulk volume of the rod-cuts Li * N * [pi][D.sup.2]/4: [pi][d.sup.2]/4: Shaft sectional area [l.sub.i]: Shaft length e.g.: Exempli gratia.
Once the waste reaches a certain compacted volume, a signal is sent to the Municipality advising on the time left before the compactor needs to be removed for emptying and replaced with another empty one.
You'll need to experiment to learn the ratio of loose volume to compacted volume for the soil being used on any given project.
Calculating the amount of cement to add to the pile is based on the compacted volume of earth, not the loose volume.
The true value of reducing the waste stream lies in calculating the compacted volumes of commodities diverted from our nation's landfills.