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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When calculating the resistance of the contour of the formation of the eddy current [Z.sub.k], it must be taken into account that the resistance of the prism [Z.sub.p] and the end package depends on the degree of saturation of the material.
Thus, the degree of saturation at wetting ([S.sub.w]) was determined based on the pore size distribution such that
Weiss, "Water absorption and critical degree of saturation relating to freeze-thaw damage in concrete pavement joints," Journal of Materials in Civil Engineering, vol.
The traditional method B is the method which resplits the green light time period according to the degree of saturation.
In Run B, R of both minerals was decreased relative to Run A because the C[O.sub.2] injection lowered the degree of saturation at each measurement point.
The thermal conductivities of sandstones may have a linear relationship with the degree of saturation (Fig.
Effect of Degree of Saturation. Electrical resistivity increased with the decrease in degree of saturation because less pore spaces were filled with pore water, as water gets utilized for hydration reaction and thus continuous water bridging is not available for electrical conduction.
where [[rho].sub.n,i,k] and e are the degree of saturation on lane k from arm i at intersection n and the difference between actual and effective greens (measured in time unit, usually taken as 1 second), respectively.
Key word: Landslide, degree of saturation, cohesion, angle of internal friction, slope stability.
Portable players, in contrast, have reached a degree of saturation in the German market, with the category struggling against growing competition due to a lack of innovation or added value in many cases.
Currently, there are several catalytic systems that allow for the synthesis of materials with a high degree of saturation; however, the resulting polymers often display a high degree of crystallinity, which can cause processing issues [16-18].