Zachodniopomorski Uniwersytet Technologiczny w Szczecinie
Geotechnics-labs

## Specific gravity

The specific gravity of the soil particles $$G_s$$ is given by

$G_s={M_s \over V_s \rho_w}={\rho_s \over\rho_w}$

Specific gracity is a ratio, where $$\rho_s$$ is the particle density and $$\rho_w=1Mg/m^3$$.