water absorption

water absorption

Of a test specimen, the increase in weight after immersion in water for a specified time, expressed as a percentage of its dry weight; usually the test conditions are specified.
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Tenders are invited for Digging of water absorption trench (wat) without trimming, Involving earth work excavation of peripheral trench or water absorption trenches without trimming involving earth work excavation by the excavator with shovel 0.
Two (2) types of Gypsum plaster (A and B) were subjected to several test to determine the chemical composition, porosity, water absorption and flexural strength property.
The seed water absorption presented "S"-shaped curve with seed soaking time, including sharp, stable and saturated water absorption stages.
Sample characterization was carried out by examining water absorption, the bending strength and chemical absorption.
Properties to be tested are compressive strength, water absorption and porosity.
Thickness Swelling (TS) and water absorption (WA)) of particle board have been investigated and the results have been compared with conventional wooden particleboard .
ABSTRACT: In this research, effect of Styrene-Butadiene Rubber (SBR) latex on water absorption and compressive strength of concrete has been studied.
The effects of formation conditions and rice straw powder content on the mechanical properties, water absorption, and moisture absorption performance of the composites were studied.
The measured porosity and water absorption capacities of both the massive and foliated varieties of the coarse grained granite are also within the range of values permissible for use as construction material.
Tests for workability, bleeding, density, strength, water absorption, sorption, and ultrasonic pulse velocity (UPV) were conducted [5].
The rate of water absorption of the WPCs was determined using a "blot and weigh" method.
The infrared light measured from the Hubble data is consistent with a spectrum showing a broad water absorption feature, but the level of absorption seen is lower than it would be if the photosphere were completely devoid of dust," Barman said.