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pore water pressure

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  • Pore water pressure — refers to the pressure of groundwater held within a soil or rock, in gaps between particles (pores). For example, in a high permeability soil, the pressure would be close to hydrostatic in no flow conditions. It is also referred to as tensiometer …   Wikipedia

  • Water content — Soil composition by phase: s soil (dry), v void (pores filled with water or air), w water, a air. V is volume, M is mass. Water content or moisture content is the quantity of water contained in a material, such as soil (called soil moisture),… …   Wikipedia

  • Water well — Village pump redirects here. For information on Wikipedia project related discussions see Wikipedia:Village pump. Water well at the Wald monastery in Germany. A water well is an excavation or structure created in the ground by digging, driving,… …   Wikipedia

  • water table —    1. The top surface of a body of slowly moving ground water that fills the pore spaces within a rock mass. Above it lies the freely draining vadose zone, and below it lies the permanently saturated phreas. In uniform aquifers, such as sandstone …   Lexicon of Cave and Karst Terminology

  • Water table — The water table is the level at which the ground water pressure is equal to atmospheric pressure. It may be conveniently visualized as the surface of the ground water in a given vicinity. It usually coincides with the phreatic surface , but can… …   Wikipedia

  • Pore forming toxins — (PFTs) are protein toxins, typically, (but not exclusively) produced by bacteria, such as C.perfringens and S.aureus . They are frequently cytotoxic (i.e., they kill cells) as they create unregulated pores in the membrane of targeted cells.Types… …   Wikipedia

  • Water retention curve — is the relationship between the water content, θ, and the soil water potential, ψ. This curve is characteristic for different types of soil, and is also called the soil moisture characteristic.It is used to predict the soil water storage, water… …   Wikipedia

  • Water purification — This article is about large scale, municipal water purification. For portable/emergency water purification, see portable water purification. For industrial water purification, see deionized water. For distilled water, see distilled water. Water… …   Wikipedia

  • Water resources — A natural wetland Water resources are sources of water that are useful or potentially useful. Uses of water include agricultural, industrial …   Wikipedia

  • pore pressure —    The pressure of water in pores of a saturated medium [16] …   Lexicon of Cave and Karst Terminology

  • Overburden pressure — Overburden pressure, also called lithostatic pressure or vertical stress, is the pressure or stress imposed on a layer of soil or rock by the weight of overlying material. The overburden pressure at a depth z is given by where ρ(z) is the density …   Wikipedia

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