# relative density

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## relative density

n
(Units) the ratio of the density of a substance to the density of a standard substance under specified conditions. For liquids and solids the standard is usually water at 4°C or some other specified temperature. For gases the standard is often air or hydrogen at the same temperature and pressure as the substance. Symbol: d See also specific gravity, vapour density
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 Noun 1 relative density - the ratio of the density of something to the density of a standarddensity, denseness - the amount per unit sizespecific gravity - the density of a substance relative to the density of watervapor density, vapour density - the density of a gas relative to the density of hydrogen
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The density of each species was recorded as number of individuals per quadrat and the relative density was calculated using the formula
The compressive behavior of moderately expanded LDPE foams with the relative density >0.3 deviated from the prediction by the Gibson-Ashby model.
When the relative density of the main components of the AFSs is observed, it is verified that the increase of the relative density of shade trees and fruit trees and the reduction of the relative density of cacao trees are associated with the greater capacity of carbon stock (Figure 2B).
In Condition A where tests were performed using varied sand density (relative density) (1523 (0%), 1562 (50%), and 1592 (88%) kg/[m.sup.3]), it is found that the slope with highest density has higher safety factor, but leads to faster slope failure due to faster development of the pore pressure ratio within the slope.
where [D.sub.r] is the relative density, m, r, and h is the mass, radius, and height of pellets, respectively, and 7.1 is the density of the BGO single crystal in g x [cm.sup.-3].
The Variation of Dimension and Relative Density. Three samples were prepared using HIP for measuring the density and dimensional variation.
Caption: Figure 3: Relative density, cover, frequency, and importance values for Tubli site mangrove stand.
The consolidated TaC ceramic reached a relative density value of 97.6% to give good flexural strength of 589 [+ or -] 47 MPa and fracture toughness of 5.0 MPax[m.sup.1/2].
We calculated monthly means per area as percent relative density based on the average of all composites collected per month.

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