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Porosity (Rkpp)

Definition
The ratio, usually expressed as a percentage, of the total volume of voids of a given porous medium to the total volume of the porous medium. Also, the volume percentage of the total bulk not occupied by solid particles. The ratio of the volume of void spaces of a rock or sediment to the total volume of the rock or sediment. Also, an index of the void characteristics of a soil or stratum as pertaining to percolation; degree of perviousness. Also, the ratio of void volume to total volume of a soil, or rock, generally expressed in percentages. (Source: AASHTO Glossary)
Broader Term
Physical properties (Rkp)
Related Terms (Hierarchical)
Density (Rkpd)
Direction of measurement properties (Rkpj)
Microstructure (Rkpk)
Moisture content (Rkpm)
Molecular structure (Rkpn)
Steady state (Rkps)
Texture (Rkpt)
Volume (Rkpv)
Weight (Rkpw)