Term Details

Display Hierarchical | Alphabetical | KWOC | KWIC


Top Terms > Materials > Properties of materials > Physicochemical properties > Permeability

Find related records

Search with TRT term only:

TRB Publications Index
Research in Progress
TRID

Expanded search with
narrower TRT terms:

TRB Publications Index
Research in Progress
TRID

Permeability (Rkrp)

Definition
The ease with which a porous material allows liquid or gaseous fluids to flow through it. For water, this is usually expressed in units of centimeters per second and is termed hydraulic conductivity. Also, that property which permits movement of a liquid through the pores and interstices of concrete. (Source: AASHTO Glossary)
Use For
Conductivity (Geology)
Watertightness
Broader Term
Physicochemical properties (Rkr)
Related Terms (Hierarchical)
Absorptivity (Rkrb)
Drying rate (Rkrd)
Gas permeability (Concrete) (Rkre)
Hydrophobic properties (Rkrh)
Swelling index (Rkrt)