# Weight of Soil

Written by Jerry Ratzlaff on . Posted in Geotechnical

## formulas that use Weight of Soil

 $$\large{ W_s = \frac{W}{1 \;+\; w} }$$

### Where:

$$\large{ W_s }$$ = weight of soil

$$\large{ W }$$ = total weight

$$\large{ w }$$ = water content