Soil-Water Interactions: Mechanisms Applications, Second Edition, Revised Expanded

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CRC Press, Oct 10, 1994 - Technology & Engineering - 464 pages
Emphasizing pioneering achievements, this work offers a clear and systematic description of various soil-water phenomena and their applications to soil problems such as water retention and the flux of water in soils and clays. This second edition contains material on the physical properties of adsorbed water, the application of fractal theory to solute and water flows in field soils, fingering research, and more.
 

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Contents

ENERGY CONCEPT AND THERMODYNAMICS OF WATER
1
3
36
REFERENCES
62
INTERACTION BETWEEN SOIL PARTICLES AND SOIL
69
4
73
REFERENCES
142
INTERACTION BETWEEN PARTICLES THROUGH WATER
154
Through Clay Layers
209
CAPILLARITY
229
After Wetting
253
REFERENCES
317
UNSATURATED WATER MOVEMENT
324
REFERENCES
385
FIELD WATER REGIMES
396
REFERENCES
428
Copyright

REFERENCES
218

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About the author (1994)

Shingo Iwata is Professor of Agricultural Engineering at Ibaraki University, Japan.

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