# Density of soil material

The soil density is used to calculate the thermal capacity of soil.

The values are taken from engineeringtoolbox.com . A typical average value of the soil dry density for central European soil is 1400 kg/m$^3$.

Symbol
$\zeta_{soil}$
Unit
kg/m$^3$
Used in
$C_{v,soil}$
$\delta_{soil}$
Choices
Material

Density
kg/m$^3$

lb/ft$^3$
Dirt, loose dry122076
Dirt, loose moist125078
Clay, dry1600100
Clay, wet1760110
Gravel, dry1680105
Gravel, wet2000125
Limestone2560160
Loam128080
Mud, flowing1730108