relative density


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relative density

[′rel·əd·iv ′den·səd·ē]
(mechanics)

relative density

For a given void ratio of soil, the ratio between: (a) the difference between the void ratio of the soil in its loosest state and the given ratio and (b) the void ratio in the loosest state minus the void ratio in the densest state.
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B) Optimum compaction humidity (UOC), maximum density (Dsmax) and equation obtained from the Proctor test, soil density (DS) and soil relative density (DR) of the 18 soilsamplesthat experienced no tillage.
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Among the phytosociological parameters measured, the Importance Value Index (IVI) is the combination of different values relative to species, such as the relative density, relative frequency and relative dominance, which gives species a hierarchical value of relative importance within the plant community in natural regeneration surveys (Matteucci & Colma, 1982).
This indicates that the additives (lime and silica fume) are fine materials and these materials relatively filled he voids of dune sands about on executing compaction, which led to the increase in relative density for soil and thereby decrease the collapse index.
It can be gained by adding the values of the relative cover relative density and relative frequency and dividing the sum by three.
Keywords: Relative density internal friction angle co-efficient of uniformity co-efficient of curvature maximum dry unit weight void ratios
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