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Fundamentals of Soil Physics - Daniel Hillel

Fundamentals of Soil Physics

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Published: 1st July 1980
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This book is not, in any case, in total defiance of the Wise Old Man's admonition, for it is not an entirely new book. Rather, it is an outgrowth of a previous treatise, written a decade ago, entitled "Soil and Water: Physical Principles and Processes." Though that book was well enough received at the time, the passage of the years has inevitably made it necessary to either revise and update the same book, or to supplant it with a fresh approach in the form of a new book which might incorporate still-pertient aspects of its predecessor without necessarily being limited to the older book's format or point of view.

Preface
Acknowledgments
The Task of Soil Physics
General Physical Characteristics of Soils
Properties of Water in Relation to Porous Media
Texture, Particle Size Distribution, and Specific Surface
Nature and Behaviour of Clay
Soil Structure and Aggregation
Soil Water: Content and Potential
Flow of Water in Saturated Soil
Flow of Water in Unsaturated Soil
Movement of Solutes and Soil Salinity
Soil Air and Aeration
Soil Temperature and Heat Flow
Stree-Strain Relations an Soil Strength
Soil Compaction and Consolidation
Bibliography
Index
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ISBN: 9780123485601
ISBN-10: 0123485606
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 413
Published: 1st July 1980
Publisher: ACADEMIC PR INC
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 22.91 x 15.19  x 2.39
Weight (kg): 0.74