r: Equation of capillary

Description Usage Arguments Value Author(s) References Examples

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Description

The equivalent pore radius as a function of soil water tension.

Usage

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r(h, surface.tension.water=0.072, water.density=1000, water.pore.contact.angle=0)

Arguments

h

The water tension (hPa).

surface.tension.water

Surface tension of water (N/m).

water.density

Density of water (kg/m^3).

water.pore.contact.angle

Water pore contact angle (degrees).

Value

The equivalent pore radius, in micrometer..

Author(s)

Renato Paiva de Lima <renato_agro_@hotmail.com>

References

Ghiberto, P. J., Imhoff, S., Libardi, P. L., Silva, A. P. D., Tormena, C. A., Pilatti, M. A. (2015). Soil physical quality of Mollisols quantified by a global index. Scientia Agricola, 72(2):167-174.

Examples

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x <- seq(log10(1), log10(15000), len=50)
h <- 10^x
y <- r(h=h)
plot(x=h, y=y, log="yx", xlab="h (hPa)", yaxt='n', ylab="", ylim=c(0.1, 1500))
ax <- c(0.1, 1, 10, 100, 1000, 1500)
axis(2,at=ax, labels=ax)
mtext("Pore radius"~ (mu*m), 2, line=2.5)

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