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What does K stand for?

K stands for Permeability (physics)

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Introduction Permeability is a very important engineering property of soils and finds utility in a number of soil engineering problems such as yield of wells and seepage through and below the earth structures, designing of clay liners for waste disposal sites or water carrying structures.
According to an independent survey of wastewater engineers, municipal managers and contractors, a chemically resistant lining's permeability to corrosive substances was shown to be the most important consideration during product selection.
This article deals with the characterization of porosity, permeability and integrity of conductive and non-conductive rubber and synthetic rubber materials that can be determined by utilizing a novel electron beam technology and electronic instrumentation in an open atmosphere for 100% testing in a non-destrucfive, real-time, on-line testing system.
has developed a breathable membrane for fresh produce bags that has a built-in temperature-activated "switch" that adjusts its permeability to oxygen and CO2 to compensate for the increased respiration rate of produce as it gets warmer.