Capillary Rise of Water into Soil as Described by a Solution of Burgers' Equation

  1. Peter A.C. Raats,
  2. David Smiles and
  3. Arthur W. Warrick
  1. D. Swartzendruber

Published Online: 20 MAR 2013

DOI: 10.1029/129GM05

Environmental Mechanics: Water, Mass and Energy Transfer in the Biosphere: The Philip Volume

Environmental Mechanics: Water, Mass and Energy Transfer in the Biosphere: The Philip Volume

How to Cite

Swartzendruber, D. (2002) Capillary Rise of Water into Soil as Described by a Solution of Burgers' Equation, in Environmental Mechanics: Water, Mass and Energy Transfer in the Biosphere: The Philip Volume (eds P. A.C. Raats, D. Smiles and A. W. Warrick), American Geophysical Union, Washington, D. C.. doi: 10.1029/129GM05

Author Information

  1. Department of Agronomy and Horticulture, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Lincoln, Nebraska

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 20 MAR 2013
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2002

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780875909882

Online ISBN: 9781118668658

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Keywords:

  • Soil moisture;
  • Soil absorption and adsorption;
  • Groundwater flow

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Mathematical Analysis

  • Discussion and Application of Solution

  • Closing Remarks