Soil Mechanics/Soil phases, relationships and inter relationships

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Physical Properties of Soils[edit]

Soil is composed of solids, liquids, and gases. Liquids and gases are mostly water and air, respectively. These two (water and air) are called voids which occupy between soil particles. The figure shown below is an idealized soil drawn into phases of solids, water, and air.