Impedance Effects on Unsaturated Flow in a Nonswelling Soil

by Hong-Yau Wong, Res. Engr.; Cementation Res. Co. Ltd., Rickmansworth, Herts, England,
Raymond N. Yong, (M.ASCE), Prof.; Dept. of Civ. Engrg. and Appl. Mech., McGill Univ., Montreal, Canada,

Serial Information: Journal of the Soil Mechanics and Foundations Division, 1972, Vol. 98, Issue 8, Pg. 837-841

Document Type: Journal Paper


The purpose of this study is to provide a means for predicting the impedance effect on infiltration through capillary flow analysis, and to explain thereby the concavity observed in the wetting front distance x - t½ relationship.

Subject Headings: Unsaturated flow | Unsaturated soils | Infiltration

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