Term of the Road Dictionary

effective porosity

  • Language : PIARC Road Dictionary / English
  • Theme : Roads Drainage and Sewerage
  • Definition : Ratio of the volume of gravity water which can be released by full drainage from an initially saturated porous medium (dripping from a laboratory sample) to the total volume of the porous medium [Egis/PIARC].
  • Synonyms : drainable porosity

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