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Isothermal Flow

  • Hywel Rhys Thomas
  • Stephen William Rees
Part of the International Centre for Mechanical Sciences book series (CISM, volume 417)

Abstract

Isothermal flow of water through unsaturated soil is a subject of interest in a range of disciplines covering Soil Science, soil physics, groundwater hydrology, irrigation, plant science, environmental engineering and of course geotechnical engineering. This widespread and diverse application area has stimulated, over the years, a major research effort in this field, which in turn has yielded a very substantial body of knowledge on the subject. Indeed a recent review of the literature, carried by the authors, identified a bibliography of in excess of 400 papers in this area.

Keywords

Hydraulic Conductivity Ground Movement Unsaturated Soil Moisture Retention Isothermal Flow 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Hywel Rhys Thomas
    • 1
  • Stephen William Rees
    • 1
  1. 1.Geoenvironmental Research CentreCardiff UniversityUK

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