Soil Physics: Theory and Practice

Soil Physics: Theory and Practice

by B. P. Ghildyal, R. P. Tripathi

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780470201251
Publisher: Wiley
Publication date: 07/08/1987
Pages: 656
Product dimensions: 1.93(w) x 2.52(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

SOIL SOLIDS.

Nature of Soil Solids.

Hydration of Soil Solids: Physical Behaviour of Clay-Water System.

Arrangement of Soil Solids.

Soil Dynamics.

SOIL WATER.

Soil Water Potential: Mechanistic Viewpoint.

Soil Water Potential: Thermodynamic Viewpoint.

Soil Water Potential: Practical Viewpont.

Evaluation and Measurement of Soil Water.

Fundamentals of Fluid Flow.

Saturated Flow.

Unsaturated Flow Infiltration.

Drainage.

Evaporation.

SOIL GASES.

Soil Gases and Their Exchange.

Characterization of Soil Gases.

SOIL HEAT.

Sources of Soil Heat.

Heat Transfer in Soil.

Characterization and Measurement of Soil Heat.

Modification of Soil Temperature Regime.

COUPLED TRANSPORT PROCESSES.

Water and Heat Transport Due to Thermal and Water Potential Gradients: Mechanistic Approach.

Water and Heat Transport Due to Thermal and Water Potential Gradients: Thermodynamic Approach.

Salt Transport.

Appendix.

Index.

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