dilatant


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dilatant

one exhibiting dilatancy.

dilatant

(dī-lā′tănt) [L. dilatare, to enlarge]
Anything that causes dilation.
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Complete static liquefaction occurred at a low confining pressure for the samples prepared by the wet deposition method, and as the confining pressures increased, the soil became more dilatant and more resistant to liquefaction.
For the materials undergoing structure reorganization repeatedly, that is, the flow changes from pseudoplastic to dilatant and back (Fig.
In the present paper the propagation of solitary waves in dilatant granular materials is studied making use of the HKdV equation (1).
The exposure of a surface flaw under stress will allow dilatant stress induced swelling resulting in the flaw tip to exhibit a greatly decreased [T.
In case of Chan and Lin [27] SA molecules adsorption on alumina powder surface changed the flow course from dilatant to pseudoplastic.
where m is a fitting constant and n is index, in which: n = 1, the system is a Newtonian fluid; n < 1, it is a pseudo-plastic fluid; and n > 1, it is a dilatant fluid.
As much as the dilatant range, n [greater than] 1, remains to be more thoroughly explored, the results of Figs.
Shear-thickening effects, where the viscosity rises with increasing shear rate, are often associated with volume increases during shear and have usually been labeled as dilatant (4-17).