Vt

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Components of a soil or material to calculate the gravimetric and volumetric water contents.

On this wiki Vt is a mathematical abbreviation for total volume.

Equation[edit]

The following equation can be used to calculate the total volume (Vt):


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Where:

Vw = volume of water,
Vs = volume of solids,
Va = volume of air,
Vv = volume of voids and
Vt = total volume.

Uses[edit]

One use for the total volume is used to calculate the Volumetric Water Content, θ, of a soil or cargo.

See Also[edit]


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