Unformatted text preview: % d_dms = density of dry mineral soil in kg/m^3 d_dms = 2600; % d_w = density of water in kg/m^3 d_w = 1000; d %Inputs % f_s is the fraction of soil in the soil sample, 0.3 to 0.8 % f_w is the fraction of water in the soil sample, 0 to 0.4 % % Output Parameter % cp_min is the specific heat, J/kg-K, of mineral soil, calculated as the % weighted average of dry soil and water fractions. The calculation % assumes the air fraction of the soil contributes negligibly to the % specific heat % % Calculations cp_min = ((sh_w*f_w*d_w)+(sh_dms*f_s*d_dms))/((f_w*d_w)+(f_s*d_dms)); c end % soil_cp_min...
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This note was uploaded on 09/28/2009 for the course BEE 1510 taught by Professor Staff during the Fall '05 term at Cornell.
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