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## Dry unit weight in terms of water content Solution

STEP 0: Pre-Calculation Summary
Formula Used
dry_unit_weight_of_soil = Specific gravity of the soil*Unit weight of water/(1+water content/degree of saturation)
γd = Gs*γw/(1+w/S)
This formula uses 4 Variables
Variables Used
Specific gravity of the soil- Specific gravity of the soil is an important property of soil being related to density.
Unit weight of water - Unit weight of water is the weight of watet per unit volume of a water. (Measured in Kilonewton per Cubic Meter)
water content- Water content is the ratio of the weight of water to the weight of solids present in the soil.
degree of saturation- degree of saturation is the ratio of the volume of water to the volume of voids.
STEP 1: Convert Input(s) to Base Unit
Specific gravity of the soil: 2.65 --> No Conversion Required
Unit weight of water: 9.807 Kilonewton per Cubic Meter --> 0.009807 Newton per Cubic Meter (Check conversion here)
water content: 1 --> No Conversion Required
degree of saturation: 1 --> No Conversion Required
STEP 2: Evaluate Formula
Substituting Input Values in Formula
γd = Gs*γw/(1+w/S) --> 2.65*0.009807/(1+1/1)
Evaluating ... ...
γd = 0.012994275
STEP 3: Convert Result to Output's Unit
0.012994275 Newton per Cubic Meter -->12.994275 Kilonewton per Cubic Meter (Check conversion here)
FINAL ANSWER
12.994275 Kilonewton per Cubic Meter <-- Dry unit weight of soil
(Calculation completed in 00.015 seconds)

## < 10+ Relationships of Weights and Volumes in Soils Calculators

Saturated Unit Weight of Soil with Saturation 100 Percent
saturated_unit_weight = (((Specific gravity of the soil*Unit weight of water)+(Void ratio*Unit weight of water))/(1+Void ratio)) Go
Saturated Unit Weight of Soil when Water Content is Given
saturated_unit_weight = (((1+Water content)*Specific gravity of the soil*Unit weight of water)/(1+Void ratio)) Go
Unit Weight of Water when Saturated Unit Weight is Given
unit_weight_of_water = (Saturated unit weight*(1+Void ratio)/((1+Water content)*Specific gravity of the soil)) Go
Unit Weight of Water when Saturated Unit Weight and Void Ratio is Given
unit_weight_of_water = (Saturated unit weight*(1+Void ratio)/(Specific gravity of the soil+Void ratio)) Go
Dry Unit Weight of Soil when Saturation is 0 Percent
dry_unit_weight_of_soil = ((Specific gravity of the soil*Unit weight of water)/(1+Void ratio)) Go
Unit Weight of Water when Buoyant Unit Weight is Given
unit_weight_of_water = (Buoyant unit weight*(1+Void ratio)/(Specific gravity of the soil-1)) Go
Unit Weight of Water when Dry Unit Weight is Given
unit_weight_of_water = (Dry unit weight of soil*(1+Void ratio)/Specific gravity of the soil) Go
Total weight of sample with respect to water content
total_weight = (water content*weight of solids/100)+weight of solids Go
Total mass of soil when water content of soil with respect to its mass is given
total_mass = (water content*Mass of solids/100)+Mass of solids Go
Dry mass of soil when water content of soil with respect to its mass is given
mass_of_solids = (Total mass of sand*100)/(water content+100) Go

### Dry unit weight in terms of water content Formula

dry_unit_weight_of_soil = Specific gravity of the soil*Unit weight of water/(1+water content/degree of saturation)
γd = Gs*γw/(1+w/S)

## What is water content?

Water content or moisture content is the quantity of water contained in a material, such as soil, rock, ceramics, crops, or wood. Water content is used in a wide range of scientific and technical areas, and is expressed as a ratio, which can range from 0 to the value of the materials' porosity at saturation.

## How to Calculate Dry unit weight in terms of water content?

Dry unit weight in terms of water content calculator uses dry_unit_weight_of_soil = Specific gravity of the soil*Unit weight of water/(1+water content/degree of saturation) to calculate the Dry unit weight of soil, The Dry unit weight in terms of water content is the unit weight of a soil when all void spaces of the soil are completely filled with air, with no water. Dry unit weight of soil and is denoted by γd symbol.

How to calculate Dry unit weight in terms of water content using this online calculator? To use this online calculator for Dry unit weight in terms of water content, enter Specific gravity of the soil (Gs), Unit weight of water w), water content (w) and degree of saturation (S) and hit the calculate button. Here is how the Dry unit weight in terms of water content calculation can be explained with given input values -> 12.99428 = 2.65*0.009807/(1+1/1).

### FAQ

What is Dry unit weight in terms of water content?
The Dry unit weight in terms of water content is the unit weight of a soil when all void spaces of the soil are completely filled with air, with no water and is represented as γd = Gs*γw/(1+w/S) or dry_unit_weight_of_soil = Specific gravity of the soil*Unit weight of water/(1+water content/degree of saturation). Specific gravity of the soil is an important property of soil being related to density, Unit weight of water is the weight of watet per unit volume of a water, Water content is the ratio of the weight of water to the weight of solids present in the soil and degree of saturation is the ratio of the volume of water to the volume of voids.
How to calculate Dry unit weight in terms of water content?
The Dry unit weight in terms of water content is the unit weight of a soil when all void spaces of the soil are completely filled with air, with no water is calculated using dry_unit_weight_of_soil = Specific gravity of the soil*Unit weight of water/(1+water content/degree of saturation). To calculate Dry unit weight in terms of water content, you need Specific gravity of the soil (Gs), Unit weight of water w), water content (w) and degree of saturation (S). With our tool, you need to enter the respective value for Specific gravity of the soil, Unit weight of water, water content and degree of saturation and hit the calculate button. You can also select the units (if any) for Input(s) and the Output as well.
How many ways are there to calculate Dry unit weight of soil?
In this formula, Dry unit weight of soil uses Specific gravity of the soil, Unit weight of water, water content and degree of saturation. We can use 10 other way(s) to calculate the same, which is/are as follows -
• unit_weight_of_water = (Saturated unit weight*(1+Void ratio)/((1+Water content)*Specific gravity of the soil))
• unit_weight_of_water = (Saturated unit weight*(1+Void ratio)/(Specific gravity of the soil+Void ratio))
• unit_weight_of_water = (Dry unit weight of soil*(1+Void ratio)/Specific gravity of the soil)
• unit_weight_of_water = (Buoyant unit weight*(1+Void ratio)/(Specific gravity of the soil-1))
• saturated_unit_weight = (((Specific gravity of the soil*Unit weight of water)+(Void ratio*Unit weight of water))/(1+Void ratio))
• saturated_unit_weight = (((1+Water content)*Specific gravity of the soil*Unit weight of water)/(1+Void ratio))
• dry_unit_weight_of_soil = ((Specific gravity of the soil*Unit weight of water)/(1+Void ratio))
• total_weight = (water content*weight of solids/100)+weight of solids
• total_mass = (water content*Mass of solids/100)+Mass of solids
• mass_of_solids = (Total mass of sand*100)/(water content+100)
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