Random Nature of Soil Porosity and Related Properties

by Kingsley Harrop-Williams, (M.ASCE), Sr. Staff Member; The BDM Corp., McLean, VA 22102,

Serial Information: Issue 5, Pg. 1129-1133

Document Type: Journal Paper

Discussion: Auvinet Gabriel (See full record)

Abstract: The random nature of soil is examined from a particulate approach. It is shown that the probability distribution of the porosity, void ratio, unit weight, and water content are beta or beta-like and closely modeled by the normal.

Subject Headings: Soil properties | Porosity | Hydrologic models | Void ratio | Probability distribution | Probability | Water content |

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